Lake Elwell

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Lake Elwell

Montana

(406) 456-3226

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Overview

Tiber Dam and its reservoir, Lake Elwell, are on the Marias River in north-central Montana. The dam and reservoir are features of the Lower Marias Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project. The reservoir has 17,678 surface acres and 181 miles of shoreline. Fishing and boating are population activities here. Major game fish include northern pike, walleye, and rainbow trout. Swimming and other water sports are also enjoyable activities here. Concrete boat ramps, campgrounds, marina, picnic shelters are available. Stop for lunch at along the lake shore or at one of the area's designated picnic areas. The area's seven campgrounds provide trailer sites, restrooms, water, and handicapped accessible restrooms. For RV users, there are electric hookups, as well as a dump station. Tiber Marina is open for food, gas, oil, water, showers, bait, tackle and others amenities applicable to marina operations. Come visit Tiber Dam and Elwell Lake to experience all that Montana big sky country has to offer!

Map of Lake Elwell

Latitude, Longitude: 48.314026, -111.137867

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boat ramps, launch sites, and a marina provide access to the lake for motorized and non-motorized boats.

  • Camping

    Camp at one of the area's seven campgrounds, where amenities include trailer sites, restrooms, water, and handicapped accessible restrooms.

  • Fishing

    Major game fish include northern pike, walleye, and rainbow trout.

  • Hunting

    Please contact the park for information about hunting.

  • Picnicking

    Stop for lunch at along the lake shore or at one of the area's designated picnic areas.

  • Water Sports

    Fishing and boating are population activities here. Swimming and other water sports are also enjoyable activities here.

Directions

Driving

Site is about 13 miles west of Chester, Montana off U.S. 2.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(406) 456-3226

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