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Fishing Access Site on Thompson Lake, Middle

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Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 4655 acres
Elevation: 3330 ft
Nearest Town: Libby

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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
Data not available.
Activities
Activities
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Easy Accessibility
    Hiking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Boat Services
Boat Services
  • Access Varies
Campground
Campground
  • Campsite
Sanitation/Water
Sanitation/Water
  • Toilet
Fees
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 Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance