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Fishing Access Site on Island Lake


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Island Lake FAS Driving Map - Island Lake FAS Driving Map
Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 38 acres
Elevation: 3540 ft
Nearest Town: Libby


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 48.233, Lng -114.976)

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.
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Campsite - Undesignated Camping
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 Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance