Fort Peck Lake, Montana

Learn about camping and boondocking at Fort Peck Lake, Montana

Nelson Creek Recreation Area, Fort Peck Lake, MT

Nelson Creek Recreation Area, Fort Peck Lake, Montana Fort Peck Lake is technically property of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and is officially known as, “Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge”. However, the USFWS contracts the management of Fort Peck Lake Campgrounds to three different agencies. The Army Corps of Engineers manages most of the recreation areas, along with Fort Peck Dam. A few other recreation areas are managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the State of Montana. Nelson Creek Recreation Area is among those managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. There is no fee to get in and ... Read more