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Thompson Chain-of-Lakes

Fishing Access Site on Thompson Lake, Middle

Site Facts

  • Open:Jan 1 - Dec 31
  • Size: 4655 acres
  • Elevation: 3330 ft

The Thompson Chain-of-Lakes (TCL) complex covers approximately 3,000 acres and stretches over 20 miles along Highway 2, halfway between Kalispell and Libby. TCL includes shoreline access to 18 lakes including McGregor Lake, Little McGregor Lake, Lower Thompson Lake, Middle Thompson Lake, Upper Thompson Lake, Horseshoe Lake and Loon Lake. There are 83 primitive campsites and 8 group campsites, all of which require a fee for overnight camping. Developed, concrete boat ramps are located at Little McGregor Lake, Boisverts on McGregor Lake, the Peninsula on Lower Thompson Lake, Upper Thompson Lake, Horseshoe Lake and Loon Lake. Toilets are available throughout the site. Maps are available on site. Roads are primitive and not recommended for motor homes and large trailers. However, the 22 developed campsites at Logan State Park, located on Middle Thompson Lake, are suitable for large camping units.

Thompson Chain-of-Lakes Fishing Access Site is located on Thompson Lake, Middle

Directions

Directions

Along Hwy 2 from 35 miles west of Kalispell to 55 miles west of Kalispell.
(Lat 48.043 , Lng -115.095 )

Contact Information

Contact Information

If you have questions or comments please send mail to:

  • Thompson Chain-of-Lakes
  • 490 North Meridian Rd
  • Kalispell, MT  59901
  • or call (406) 752-5501
Restrictions & Closures

Restrictions & Closures

Stay Limit

Maximum stay of 7 days allowed.

Vehicle Length

Site is accessible.

Restrictions & Closures

Fees

FAS Camping

$12.00 , Without fishing license

FAS Camping Fee

$7.00 , With Fishing License
Jan 1 - Dec 31

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