Thompson Falls State Park

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Thompson Falls State Park
ClarkForkRiveratThompsonFallsStatePark.JPG
Clark Fork River at Thompson Falls State Park
Map showing the location of Thompson Falls State Park
Map showing the location of Thompson Falls State Park
Location in Montana
LocationSanders, Montana, United States
Coordinates47°37′03″N 115°23′29″W / 47.61750°N 115.39139°W / 47.61750; -115.39139Coordinates: 47°37′03″N 115°23′29″W / 47.61750°N 115.39139°W / 47.61750; -115.39139[1]
Area36 acres (15 ha)
Elevation2,333 ft (711 m)[1]
Established1960[2]
Governing bodyMontana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
WebsiteThompson Falls State Park

Thompson Falls State Park is a public recreation area occupying 36 acres (15 ha) on the banks of the Clark Fork River, one mile northwest of Thompson Falls, Montana. The state park features a boat launch, children's fishing pond, and riverside trail with mature pine forests surrounding 17 campsites, a group use area, and picnicking facilities.[3] Activities include boating, fishing, picnicking, birdwatching, and nature walks.[4] The park is fully open from spring to fall and available for walk-in day use during the rest of the year.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Thompson Falls State Recreation Area". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Park Origin by Date". Montana State Parks. 2014. Retrieved May 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Montana State Parks Guide". Montana State Parks. 2014. p. 22. Retrieved May 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "Thompson Falls State Park". Montana Office of Tourism. Retrieved May 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "Thompson Falls State Park". Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Retrieved September 24, 2012.

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