Homestake Picnic Area

  

Homestake Picnic Area is located approximately six miles east of Butte off Interstate 90. The area was once a flag stop for the Nothern Pacific Railroad and the lake was created when dirt was used to construct the railroad bed. The lake provides day use picnicking for travelers and local residents.

There are tables, fire rings. and toilet facilities at the picnic area.

At a Glance

Reservations: N/A
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees N/A
Open Season: Memorial Day weekend
Restrictions: Food Storage Restrictions
Closest Towns: Butte, MT
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Information Center: Butte-Jefferson Ranger District
Phone: 406-494-2147

General Information

Directions:

From Butte, take Interstate 90 east for approximately six miles. Take exit 233 and turn left off the ramp. Take the 2nd dirt road after crossing ove rthe interstate and drive approximately 1,000 feet to the picnic area.


General Notes:

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Picnicking

There is a picnic area with tables, fire rings, water, and a restroom. There is limited parking for RVs and trailers.

Fees: There is no fee for this area.

Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Vault (No showers) Accessible
Parking

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.91755

  Longitude : 
-112.41646

  Elevation : 
6300

 



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