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Amazing View!

It was so hot the day we visited and when we made it to the dam the A/C was out at the visitor... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Houston, Texas
Pretty scenery at the lake, marina and dam location.

Short drive from Fort Smith to the dam site but a little longer drive to the lake and marina area... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Overland Park, Kansas
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A great bass fishing reservoir inside Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
18 Jul 2017
“Amazing View!”
30 Apr 2017
Hardin, MT
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

It was so hot the day we visited and when we made it to the dam the A/C was out at the visitor center! ARRGG! But the view was great.

Thank TexasHarleyTraveler
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Short drive from Fort Smith to the dam site but a little longer drive to the lake and marina area. Pretty drive and worth the time in Big Sky country for the views of the far off mountains. If you know where to look you...More

Thank MissouriWinos
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Yellowtail Dam. Very nice indeed. Nice drive, nice views, very green. Looks like some great fishing.

Thank Sheryl L
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We saw a pamphlet at the museum, so we drove the 40 miles to the dam to do the tour that the pamphlet said was available. When we got there the gate was across the road that stated that there was no entry for security...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Bigger then I expected , nice place to visit if you have else nothing to do after the Custer Battlefield

Thank stevenj915
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Its a dam! That about it ! If heading the Hartin take the shorter way on highway 313! Not too much to see here.

Thank Leewee24
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We drove from Hardin to visit the Yellowtail Dam and Reservoir. The Visitor's Center has a nice film and small gift area. They have a terrific viewing area inside the center with a perfect view on the full dam. The ride up to the dam...More

1  Thank James H
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

me and my boyfriend started fishing and went one weekend caught a 20''brown trout and now were hooked we go every weekend from billings my son loves it and were sad winter is almost here one more trip yippy

Thank April W
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We decided to drive to Yellowtail Dam for a swim after a long day traveling and visiting Little Bighorn Battlefield monument and were so glad we did! It is about an hour drive off the beaten path but it was worth the drive for the...More

Thank KimE_RN
Reviewed 10 July 2014

the drive to reservoir was nice..... the best vie would be from a boat traveling up the river ...... but the video at the dam site is nice to watch the overview of the river is nice to see

Thank STinMB
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Kasey M
22 July 2017|
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Response from TexasHarleyTraveler | Reviewed this property |
We only went directly to the dam itself. It is possible there is a marina down below but we did not notice.