Meriwether Picnic Area

Area Status: Open

Meriwether offers 10 picnic tables, picnic shelter, boat dock, water, toilets, and garbage containers. Meriwether is a wonderful place to spend the day picnicking, fishing, boating and swimming. Meriwether also offers commercial boat tours and access to the gates of the mountains.

At a Glance

Fees: No Fee
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Helena
Water: No Potable Water Available
Restroom: 1 Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Located adjacent to the Missouri River. Take I-15 north from Helena approximately 15 miles to the Gates of the Mountains highway exit. Tour boat and private boat access is available at the privately operated Gates of the Mountains Boat Club.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Sand Play


Boating - Non-Motorized


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