Ackley Lake, named after an early settler and frontiersman, offers diverse water sports opportunities. Stocked with rainbow trout, the lake is often good angling for 10 to 15 inch fish. The elevation of the park is 4,336 feet and is 160 acres in size.
This park no longer has a designation as 'Primitive' so there are fees to use the site for non-residents. * Montana residents who pay the $6 state parks fee with their annual vehicle registration have no daily entrance fees to state parks.
There are 23 sites with vault toilets, picnic tables, grills/fire rings, group use area, drinking water (5/1 - 9/30) and pets are allowed, but must be on a leash. The maximum length of stay is 14 days during a 30 day period. There is a golf course and museum located nearby in Lewistown. This park is pack-in/pack-out.
Stay Limit: 14 days. Open: January 1 - December 31.
Trailers/RV: Trailer Length 24 ft. Elevation: 4,331 ft.
Size: 160 acres.
Activities: Camping, Picnicking, Fishing, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Swimming, Water Skiing, Wind Surfing, Ice Skating, Ice Fishing, Photography, Water Sport, and Lake Fishing.
Directions: To find Ackley Lake State Park travel 17 miles west of Lewistown on U.S. 87 to Hobson, then 5 miles south on Secondary 400, then 2 miles southwest on county road.