Yellow Bay State Park - Polson

Yellow Bay is in the heart of the famous Montana sweet cherry orchards. Cherry blossoms color the hillsides during spring. In the summer, cherries can be purchased at nearby roadside stands or U-Pick orchards. The park includes Yellow Bay Creek and a wide, gravelly beach. Among its attractions are boating, lake trout fishing, water skiing, bird watching, swimming, camping, and scuba diving. The park is 15 acres in size at an elevation of 2,907 feet. It offers 5 tent sites.

There are both flush and vault toilets, a group day-use area, pedestal grills, picnic tables, trash cans, and drinking water. No open fires are allowed, only charcoal. There is a 14 day camping limit during a 30 day period. Boat ramp and dock available. A joint state/tribal fishing license is required at this sit. Campground open May 1 through September 30.

A golf course is located nearby in Polson, as well as three museums.

Fees are charged for camping and day use.

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Phone: 406-982-3034

Yellow Bay State Park is located 15 miles north of Polson on Montana 35. Milepost 17.

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Boat Launch, Parking, Pets Allowed, Picnic Shelter, Public Restroom, Toilets, Trash Removal, Water

Bird Watching, Boating, Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Motor Boating, Photography, Picnicking, Swimming, Tent Camping, Wildlife Viewing