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A fisherman's paradise

This reservoir is stocked with many species of fish and is a true paradise for fishermen. The Fort... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Fun for kids and adults, so much history and to do

We want to the center expecting the same old thing, but we're surprised to find such an interesting... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Melissa H
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This superb fishing reservoir measures 140 miles long and is considered the largest in Montana.
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

This reservoir is stocked with many species of fish and is a true paradise for fishermen. The Fort Peck Dam is worth a visit. This controls the flow of water in the reservoir.

Thank suzannegai
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We want to the center expecting the same old thing, but we're surprised to find such an interesting area. The kids had room to fun around, the dinosaurs caught their attention, the adults enjoyed looking through all the history. The dam was amazing to think...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 24 June 2017

It's an earthen dam, built in the early 1930s. The history behind this accomplishment is very interesting, and you can learn all about the constructions and the challenges building it at the Interpretive Center at the base of the dame. Worth seeing if you are...More

Thank Hobo2014
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Huge, really huge lake! Never crowded, many access points. The weather can get extreme, but it's beautiful. The fishing varies, of course.

Thank June P
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Just one of Montanas beautiful spots with a lot of history behind it, There is a museum that explains a lot about how the dam was built, and it was a man made dam. The water in this dam supplies a lot of electricity to...More

Thank maryv861
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were on a trip east along US Highway 2 and decided to detour and visit the Fort Peck State Park campground -- we were not disappointed. This park sits on the edge of a huge lake, a reservoir formed by the damming of the...More

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 August 2016

There is a nice developed campground, several areas for primitive camping, hiking, boating, fishing, kayaking. Large body of water. Gas, food, lodging, marina available. Everything you need for a vacation.

1  Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We knew we would be driving right by Fort Peck on our Montana road trip, so we decided to add the dam and reservoir to the itinerary. Was a little out of the way and had to take a gravel road to get to it,...More

2  Thank kcreig
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The dam is 4 miles long and creates a reservoir with more shoreline than the state of California! Beautiful views from the dam. We hear there's excellent fishing, though we didn't do so.

1  Thank KrisRudin
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We drove here from Glasgow, MT where we were spending the night after a long drive from Jamestown, ND. The Fort Peck Dam was built in 1933 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At one time it was the largest earthen dam in the...More

3  Thank rrobbinsCleveland
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Recreation, not rexreation!