There are 45 campsites on the Canyon Ferry Reservoir. This is a 35,000-acre lake 50 miles downstream from where the Missouri, Jefferson, Gallatin, and Madison rivers join. Popular fishing for Walleye, Perch, Ling, and Rainbow Trout. There are 3 marinas. Boat rentals available. Each site has a table and fire ring. Vaults toilets and water available. Boat launch close. Popular for boating, water skiing, swimming, and fishing. $8/night fee. Maximum stay 14 days. Open all year.
Directions: Chinamens Gulch is located 9 miles East of Helena on US Highway 287 to milepost 55, then 10 miles Northeast on Secondary 284.