Fort Fizzle Historic Site Picnic Area

  

This relaxing picnic site along U.S. Highway 12 offers interpretive signs explaining the history of Fort Fizzle and invites you to be a part of a replica 19th century military entrenchment. Trailers are not recommended. The walkways to tables and restrooms are surfaced and accessible to wheelchairs. A path from the picnic area leads to nearby Lolo Creek.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Gate open Memorial Day through Labor Day and potentially longer into the shoulder seasons provided maintenance staff is available.  Site is open for walk-in use year-round.  Please do not block gates.  Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fees No fees required for groups of under 20 people. Groups of 20 people or more should call 406-329-3814 for reservations.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Please view our Visitor Guidelines.
Closest Towns: Lolo, Montana
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Accessible vault toilets
Information Center: Missoula Ranger District, 406-329-3814

General Information

Directions: From Lolo, Montana drive 5 miles west on U.S. Highway 12.
General Notes: Picnic tables, fire rings, and grills are available. Very cool interpretive signs on site.

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Group Picnicking

This picnic area has grassy open areas surrounded by trees and near Lolo Creek. It is just off the highway with excellent parking for large vehicles, RVs, and trailers. Paths to restrooms are paved. Path to the creek is gravel.
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Reservation InfoReservations required for groups of 20 or more. Call 406-329-3814.
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Picnicking

This picnic area has grassy open areas surrounded by trees and near Lolo Creek. It is just off the highway with excellent parking for large vehicles, RVs, and trailers. Paths to restrooms are paved. Path to the creek is gravel.
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Reservation InfoFor groups larger than 20 people, reservations are required. Call 406-329-3814.
No. of Accessible sites
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.74632

  Longitude : 
-114.17124

  Elevation : 
3300 feet

 



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