Flyfish on Big Spring Creek

Photo by Patricia Kenney Thompson

Outside Adventures in the Snowy Mountains
Mountain Bike at Grandview Point
Family Time at Big Spring Trout Hatchery
Boating at Ackley Lake
Hike, Bike, Canoe at Crystal Lake
Horseback in the Judith Mountains

Welcome to Lewistown, Montana!

Deep in the center of Montana lies the friendly, picturesque town of Lewistown.  Intersected by a beautiful, spring-fed stream, encircled by gentle island mountain ranges and surrounded by Montana's natural beauty, Lewistown is a premier destination for fishing, hunting, hiking and biking.

Lewistown, the perfect place to reflect, renew and find your center.

Explore Lewistown and Central Montana

Fly Fishing
Fly Fishing
Grandview Point Trail
Grandview Point Trail
Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking

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Fri, Jan 19 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chili Bowl - Lewistown Library

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Carter Ponds

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Chamber/ Visitor's Center
Lewistown, MT 59457





Upper & Lower Carter Ponds are fishing accesses managed by MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks and located approximately 10 miles north of Lewistown in Fergus County.

Whether bait, fly or spin fishing, you're likely to get a bite with rainbow trout, brown trout, and catfish being the common species found here.

Carter Ponds are also popular spots for area bird watching, with these species being commonly observed: American Widgeon, Northern Pintail, Ring-necked Duck, Common Goldeneye, Lesser Scaup, Yellow-headed and Red-winged Blackbirds, Prairie Falcon.

Public facilities include an outhouse at Upper Carter Pond.

Where To Take The Family

Skate Park
Skate Park

Lazy KB Fishing Access
Lazy KB Fishing Access
Lewistown Pool
Lewistown Pool

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