Spring Meadow Lake State Park

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Spring Meadow Lake State Park
Montana State Park
Country United States
State Montana
County Lewis and Clark
Elevation 3,921 ft (1,195 m) [1]
Coordinates 46°36′44″N 112°04′33″W / 46.61222°N 112.07583°W / 46.61222; -112.07583Coordinates: 46°36′44″N 112°04′33″W / 46.61222°N 112.07583°W / 46.61222; -112.07583 [1]
Area 61 acres (25 ha) [2]
Established 1981 [3]
Management Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Location in Montana
Website: Spring Meadow Lake State Park

Spring Meadow Lake State Park is a public recreation area covering 61 acres (25 ha) just west of Helena, Montana. Once the site of a gravel pit and factory, the state park centers around a man-made, spring-fed lake,[4] which is used for swimming, fishing, non-motorized boating, and scuba diving.[5] The park also offers picnicking, a mile-long trail around the lake, and ice fishing and ice skating in winter.[6] Largemouth bass, westslope cutthroat trout, yellow perch, and pumpkinseed are the main catches.[7] A fishing pier was added to 30-acre (12 ha) lake in 2011.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Spring Meadow Lake State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Spring Meadow Lake State Park". Montana Office of Tourism. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Park Origin by Date". Montana State Parks. 2014. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Spring Meadow Lake State Park". Montana Kids. Travel Montana. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Montana State Parks Guide". Montana State Parks. 2014. p. 21. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Spring Meadow Lake State Park". Montana State Parks. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Fishing". Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. April 28, 2011. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  8. ^ "Spring Meadow Lake fishing pier". Helena Independent Record. August 7, 2014. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 

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