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Fish Creek State Park

Experience this new state park that has outstanding opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, fishing and wildlife viewing.

About the Park

From the lookout atop Williams Peak to the crystal clear blue pools of Fish Creek, this 5,603-acre state park is full of wildlife, beautiful scenery and places to explore.

Open year round; activities include hiking, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

The Alberton Gorge, with first-rate whitewater rafting is nearby.

Learn more about and view the Fish Creek State Park Management Plan in progress.

Activities

  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Amenities

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

  • Pets Allowed

Seasons & Hours

Hours listed below are normal operating hours and may not apply when there is a special restriction or closure. Check Alerts and Closures in the tab below.


Park
Day use only. No camping.
Open daily all year
Daylight hours

Alerts & Closures

Social distancing is still required per the Governor's statewide directive to reduce spread of COVID-19. Stay safe!

Park Rules

Volunteer

Contact the park manager for open volunteer positions at Fish Creek State Park.

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

Fees

Montana Residents

  • Day use entrance is free*

 

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

 

* 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.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Fish Creek State Park
c/o FWP Region 2 Headquarters
3201 Spurgin Rd
Missoula, MT 59804

Phone: 406-542-5500
Email: mkustudia@mt.gov

Recreate Responsibly

Tips to stay safe while getting outdoors

Watch this short video from Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park for some guidance on how to enjoy all the beauty and adventure our state parks have to offer while staying safe and protecting those around you.

Fish Creek State Park

Address

851 Rivulet Road
Alberton, MT 59820
Latitude/Longitude:
(46.99 / -114.716)

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Meet The Park Manager

Michael Kustudia

Michael Kustudia manages Milltown, Council Grove, Frenchtown Pond and Fish Creek State Parks. A graduate of the University of Montana, he’s worked in community journalism, nonprofit management, ecological restoration, and outdoor recreation. He served in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic and the Philippines. Born in Germany and raised in California, Michael has spent his adult life in western Montana, where his family roots date back to the early 1880s.

CONTACT INFO
Mailing Address:
FWP Region 2 Headquarters
3201 Spurgin Rd
Missoula, MT 59804

Phone: 406-542-5500
Email: mkustudia@mt.gov

Photo of Park Manager, Michael Kustudia