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Island Lake

Fishing Access Site on Island Lake

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 38 acres
  • Elevation: 3540 ft

Important Notice

Open during established hunting seasons with no weapons restrictions.

This site includes a parking area, vault latrine, 4 "designated" camp sites and a boat ramp. As of May 1, 2015, camping in desigated sites will be subject to FAS camping fees. There is no vehicle length restriction, but small boats and camper trailers are strongly recommended because of the 16 miles of gravel roads to get to the site. Shooting is prohibited except for lawful hunting.

Island Lake Fishing Access Site is located on Island Lake



From Kalispell go approximately 32 miles west on Hwy 2 towards Libby to Lost Prairie Rd opposite Boisverts FAS. Turn north on Lost Prairie Rd and go approx 16 miles to Island Lake. Alternately, proceed 38 miles west of Kalispell on Hwy 2 to Happys Inn. At Happys Inn, turn north on Pleasant Valley Fisher Rd and proceed 15 miles to Island Lake.
(Lat 48.232891 , Lng -114.9762 )

Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Weapons Restriction

Open during established hunting seasons with no weapons restrictions.

Stay Limit

Maximum stay of 7 days allowed.

Vehicle Length

Site is accessible.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing

These locations represent physical occurrences (visually confirmed) within the boundaries of the site. Many more species may be present in the area which are not listed because we do not have a visually confirmed record. If you would like to report a species sighting, a form is available .

Abundance Code Definitions

  • Common Common Abundance
  • UncommonUncommon Abundance
  • RareRare Abundance
  • IncidentalIncidental Occurrence
  • Historic OccurrenceHistoric Occurrence
  • Unknown AbundanceAbundance Unknown