Placid Lake State Park, Seeley Lake

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Placid Lake State Park is a Montana state park known for its scenery, camping, aquatic recreation, and fishing on a tributary of the Clearwater River. Park facilities include 41 family camping sites and a boat launch ramp. The lake gained its name from a New Yorker named Hiram Blanchard in 1892 who named it after Lake Placid in his home state. The park, along with nearby Salmon Lake State Park, had the highest visitation of state parks in the Missoula area in 2012, with 45,000 individuals visiting each park.
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  • We were really impressed by how friendly the staff were as soon as we arrived at Placid Lake State Park. They were great with the check in and even helped us fill our camper with water. The park is...  more »
  • Wonderful spot to visit. The lake is clean and beautiful. No fish were biting but that's okay. We enjoyed exploring and seeing trees chewed by the beavers!  more »
  • Nice camp ground with well setup boat dock and slips. Beautiful lake and great swimming area. Campsite 12 is nicely setup but doesn't get shade during the hottest parts of the day.
  • Pure heaven if you are looking for a place to boat, camp, hike, pick huckleberries, bike ride, or fish.. Just a few ideas for an amazing getaway. The lake is beautiful, warm and not extremely large. You can pick huckleberries right off the main roads in the summer.. Go explore and visit this little gem in Montana.

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