Crystal Park Picnic and Mineral Collection Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Crystal Park Picnic area is a small day use area near the Crystal Park Mineral Collection Area.


At a Glance

Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees There is a per vehicle fee for this area.
Closest Towns: Dillon, MT
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Information Center: Dillon Ranger District
Phone: (406) 683-3900

General Information


From Dillon take I-15 South for 2.5 miles.  Take the Highway 278 exit and continue West for 22 miles.  Turn North onto the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway and continue for approximately 17 miles. 


The day use area and the toilets are accessible.

General Notes:

The Day Use area is open from June through mid October. The specific dates change annually so please call (406) 683-3900 for exact dates.

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The day use area has picnic tables and fire grills available. 

Fire InformationThere are fire grills available for use.
Reservation InfoThe picnic area is avaiable on a first come, first served basis.
Fees: There is a per vehicle fee for the area.

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Interpretive Site
Toilets Vault (No showers) Accessible
Fee charged for some activities Per vehicle

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7700 feet