Lake Elmo State Park

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Lake Elmo State Park
BIllings, Montana Lake Elmo.JPG
Lake Elmo
Map showing the location of Lake Elmo State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Elmo State Park
Location in Montana
LocationBillings, Yellowstone, Montana, United States
Coordinates45°50′28″N 108°28′49″W / 45.84111°N 108.48028°W / 45.84111; -108.48028Coordinates: 45°50′28″N 108°28′49″W / 45.84111°N 108.48028°W / 45.84111; -108.48028[1]
Area123 acres (50 ha)
Elevation3,199 ft (975 m)[1]
Visitors183,287 (in 2016)[3][4]
Governing bodyMontana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
WebsiteLake Elmo State Park

Lake Elmo State Park is a public recreation area located on the northeast side of Billings, Montana. The state park occupies 123 acres (50 ha) and is at an elevation of 3,199 feet (975 m).[5] It offers non-motorized boating on a 64-acre (26 ha) reservoir, three beach-front areas, fishing pier, grassed multi-use areas, two group-use shelters, playground, and fenced-in dog park on the lake's west side.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Lake Elmo". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Park Origin by Date". Montana State Parks. 2014. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "2016 Annual Visitation Report". Montana State Parks. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  4. ^ Thackeray, Lorna (September 25, 2012). "Lake Elmo is Montana's busiest state park". Billings Gazette. Retrieved October 16, 2012. The Billings lake, benefiting from a long, hot summer, drew 153,000 visitors from May through August, making it the busiest of the state's 54 parks. Visitation increased 52 percent from 2011, the largest increase in the Billings region.
  5. ^ a b "Lake Elmo State Park". Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Retrieved September 19, 2012.

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