Hellgate campground has 69 campsites. It is the largest campground on 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. There are 3 group shelters that can be reserved (406-475-3921). $8/night fee. Maximum stay 14 days. Open all year.
Directions: Hellgate Recreation Area is located 9 miles East of Helena on US Highway 287, then 18 miles East Northeast on Secondary 284.