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Fishing Access Site on the Clark Fork River

Difficult AccessibilityDifficult Accessibility


Open: Jan 1 - Dec 31
Size: 666 acres
Elevation: 3107 ft
Nearest Town: Missoula


There are three access points to Kelly Island.

Kelly Island Fishing Access Site is located on the Clark Fork River 209 miles from the mouth on the left hand side as you face downstream.  Sha-Ron is the next access site upstream from Kelly Island. 


(1) Spurgin Road Access: I-90 and Reserve St (Exit 101) in Missoula south on Reserve St to Spurgin Road, right on Clements Road, left on Spurgin Road to site. (2) Mullan Road Access: Reserve St to Mullan Road, west on Mullan 3.5 miles to Cote Lane, follow signs. (3) 7th Street Access - Reserve St to Spurgin Road, right on Clements Road, left on Spurgin Road, right on Humble Ave.
(Lat 46.867, Lng -114.1)

Restrictions & Closures
Restrictions & Closures
Vehicle Length
Site is accessible.
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Boat Services
Boat Services
  • Ramp (Concrete)
  • Moderate Accessibility
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.

 Birds (D-L)
Abundance Codes
Common Abundance = Common   Uncommon Abundance = Uncommon   Rare Abundance = Rare  
Incidental Occurrence = Incidental   Historic Occurrence = Historic Occurrence   Abundance Unknown = Unknown Abundance