Kobayashi Beach on Ennis Lake


McAllister 59729,Bozeman Area

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Ennis Lake is relatively shallow and acts as a giant solar collector. The waters in the lake can heat up to 85º (the temperature of a very warm swimming pool) in the summertime making it a great place to swim. Kobayashi Beach is a favorite locals hangout. Its sandy beach is managed by the BLM for Montana Power Company. It’s easy to find and makes a great place to take a break from traveling. At the tiny town of McAllister just north of Ennis, take the road heading east out of town for a little over 3 miles. After you pass through a housing area, you will see the signed beach. This day-use area on the north shore of Ennis Lake offers opportunities for picnicking, swimming, boating, waterskiing, and fishing.

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