Canyon Ferry Lake
Jimmy Green Road
Helena, MT 59602
About Canyon Ferry Lake
There is no better place to relax, have fun and enjoy the beauty of nature and the wonders of wildlife than Canyon Ferry Lake in Montana, USA. With 35,181 hectares, it is the largest lake in the USA and one of the most beautiful lakes in North America.
Canyon Ferry Lake is a reservoir created by the seizure of the Missouri River and the Canyon Ferry Dam, completed in 1954, is operated by Bureau of Reclamation. It is long and narrow, stretching for 27 miles and offering breathtaking views over the Rockies. The Big Belt, named after the limestone belt that surrounds the mountains, is the largest lake in the United States, covering 35,181 hectares and 2.5 miles deep.
The lake's water is used for many purposes, including irrigation, hydropower and flood control. In the 19th century, miners and prospectors from the Missouri were brought here. Canyon Ferry Lake has a population of about 2,000 people, mostly from Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Wyoming.
For boaters, there are several marinas, docks and boat moorings, and Canyon Ferry Lake is an excellent recreational spot.
Visitors can enjoy almost any kind of water sports at Canyon Ferry Lake; water skiing and sailing are popular activities, but you can also enjoy windsurfing, motor boating and fishing. There is also an area for picnicking, swimming and relaxing outdoors. Campers who want to pitch their tents outdoors can choose between several nearby campsites.
Fishermen throw their lines into the waters of Canyon Ferry Lake, one of the largest lakes in the USA and the second largest in Montana.
The area around Canyon Ferry Lake is a great place to explore the wonderful world of nature. The area is rich in animal species and it is the perfect place to see various bird species and animals.
A unique spectacle in the area is the large group of eagles that feed on the lake in autumn. There are many other bird species in Canyon Ferry Lake, such as owls, falcons and other birds of prey.
Montana winters may be cool, but the snow and ice caused by the freezing temperatures make Canyon Ferry Lake perfect for winter sports. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling are other fun ways to enjoy the fresh winter air and beautiful scenery. Mountain biking, hiking, mountain biking and mountaineering are popular winter activities in the region, as well as snowboarding.
The beauty of Canyon Ferry Lake is unsurpassed and there are many activities to keep outdoor lovers on their toes. Fishermen, hunters and nature lovers will appreciate the abundance of wildlife around them as well as the picturesque views.