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Finley Point

Enjoy this secluded campground located on the south end of Flathead Lake in a mature conifer forest.

About the Park

Make Finley Point at Flathead Lake State Park, located at the southern end of Flathead Lake, your base camp to enjoy the many activities in the area.

Fishing for lake trout and lake whitefish is excellent. There's camping, swimming, and boating at this unit, along with golf, shopping, dining, entertainment and museums in nearby Polson.

Finley Point has 18 RV campsites and 4 boat camping slips with 50-amp electric hookups, plus 7 tent sites and 14 boat slips without electricity. Maximum RV length varies by site. Please see ReserveAmerica website for details.

Bear resistant storage lockers are available. A tribal fishing license is needed for fishing at this park.

Elevation is 2,913 feet; park size is 28 acres.

Activities

  • Beach

  • Boating

  • Camping

  • Canoeing

  • Fishing

  • Kayaking

  • Lake Fishing

  • Motor Boating

  • Paddleboarding (SUP)

  • Photography

  • Picnicking

  • RV Camping

  • Sailing

  • Swimming

  • Tent Camping

  • Water Skiing

  • Wildlife Viewing

  • Wind Surfing

Amenities

Some amenities are seasonal. Check with the park for availability.

  • ADA Accessible

  • Boat Launch

  • Campsite

  • Dock

  • Established Fire Pits

  • Firewood for Sale

  • Grills/Fire Rings

  • Parking

  • Pets Allowed

  • Public Restroom

  • RV Hookups

  • Toilets (Vault)

  • Trash Removal

  • Water

Seasons & Hours

Park
Open April through October

Campgound
Open April through October

Water
Available mid-May through September

Dock
Contact park for availability.
Dock is unusable when lake level is low. Typically lake level is high enough mid-June through early-September.


For waves & wind forecast, check NOAA Graphical Flathead Lake Forecast

Park Rules

Volunteer

Contact the park manager for open volunteer positions at Flathead Lake State Park.

For complete position descriptions, application forms, and details about Montana State Parks volunteer programs, visit the Volunteers page.

Fees

Montana Residents

  • Montana residents who pay the $9 state parks fee with their annual vehicle registration have no daily entrance fees to state parks. For residents who don't include this in their vehicle registration, non-resident day use fees apply.

Nonresidents

  • Day use entrance fee with a vehicle: $8

  • Day use entrance fee as a walk-in, bicycle or bus passenger: $4

  • With a Nonresident Entrance Pass: Free

Campsites

  • Campsite fees range from $4-$34 per night, depending on season and available amenities.

Visit Reserve America to check fees or reserve campsites for Finley Point.

Alerts & Closures

Stage I Fire Restriction (Campfire Exemption): The following acts are prohibited until further notice: 1. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire or campfire unless exemption listed below, 2. Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site or while stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials. Exemption: Campfires will be allowed in established steel fire grates.

Limited Access: Access is currently limited due to crowding. Limited access is expected to continue with warm weather. You may experience long wait times to gain entry to these parks. Thank you for being patient and prepared for delays or closures.

 

Food Storage Rules: Store all attractants, day or night, in a closed, hard sided container or vehicle when not in immediate use. Tent campers without a vehicle may use available food lockers. Do not burn waste in fire ring or leave litter around camp-site. Dispose of garbage in bear-resistant dumpsters provided.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Finley Lake / Flathead Lake State Park
Flathead Lake Ranger Station
8600 MT Hwy 35
Bigfork, MT 59911

 

Phone: 

May - September: 406-887-2715
Year-round Phone: 406-837-3041


Email: finleypoint@mt.gov

 

Reservation Phone Number: 1-855-922-6768

Camping Reservation Website: https://montanastateparks.reserveamerica.com/

Take a Look Around

Enjoy this aerial tour of the Finley Point Unit of Flathead Lake State Park

Make Finley Point at Flathead Lake State Park, located at the southern end of Flathead Lake, your base camp to enjoy the many activities in the area. Fishing for Lake Trout and Lake Superior Whitefish is excellent. There's camping, swimming, and boating at this unit, along with golf, shopping, dining, entertainment and museums in nearby Polson.

Flathead Lake State Park - Finley Point

Address

31453 S. Finley Point Rd.
Finley Pt., MT 59860
Latitude/Longitude:
(47.75536 / -114.08237)

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Meet The Park Manager

Amy Grout

Amy Grout began her career in Montana State Parks in 2004 as an intern at Lone Pine State Park, later becoming the Northwest District Park Ranger. She has a B.A. in Parks and Protected Area Management from Colorado State University at Fort Collins. Speaking about her love of the outdoors, Amy said, “Most of my childhood was spent outside of Anchorage, Alaska and so that is the one place I consider my hometown and where my love for the outdoors really began."

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