Indian Road Group Use Shelter

Townsend, Montana

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Indian Road Group Use Shelter is located at the southern end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir, just north of Townsend. It can accommodate up to 75 people and is attached to Indian Road campground. This 33’ X44’ shelter offers 8 picnic tables and 2 grills. Two vault toilets are located just across the parking lot. There is also a small fishing pond for kids and individuals with disabilities. This area is open to the public on a first come first serve baisis.


Canyon Ferry Reservoir offers a wide range of year-round recreational opportunities. Water related activities include everything from swimming and fishing to sailing and motor-boating. Canoeists and kayakers explore the many quiet backwater bays. Jet skiers, windsurfers and water skiers skim the summer waves, while winter draws ice fishermen, ice boaters and skaters.


Indian Road Group Use Shelter is a 30' X 44' shelter with eight picnic tables, two grills, and a few accessable vault toilets. These is a fishing pond for the use of childeren and individuals with dissabilities. The shelter sits adjasent to Indian Road Campground, which is a first come first serve campground. The parking lot is graveled with ample space. There is also a ramp which is used by anglers and paddlers when the water level permits.

Natural Features

Indian Road Group Use Shelter sits along the Missouri River at the south end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir between the Big Belt and Elkhorns Mountain ranges. Young willows line the small fishing pond and mature cottonwoods provide shade in the grassy areas around the pavilion.

Nearby Attractions

Indian Road Group Use Shelter Is located along the Missouri River at the south end of Canyon Ferry Reservoir, between the Big Belt and Elkhorns Mountain ranges. The Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area, managed by FWP, is in close proximity; offering ample opportunities for bird watching and paddling during permitted seasons.  

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