There are 45 campsites on the Canyon Ferry Reservoir. This is a 35,000-acre lake 50 miles downstream from where the Missouri, Jefferson, Gallatin, and Madison rivers join. Popular fishing for Walleye, Perch, Ling, and Rainbow Trout. There are 3 marinas. Boat rentals available. Each site has a table and fire ring. Vaults toilets and water available. Boat launch close. Popular for boating, water skiing, swimming, and fishing. $8/night fee. Maximum stay 14 days. Open all year.
Directions: CHINAMENS GULCH IS LOCATED 9 MILES EAST OF HELENA ON US HIGHWAY 287 TO MILEPOST 55, THEN 10 MILES NORTHEAST ON SECONDARY 284.