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Palisades Recreation Area

Palisades Recreation Area
Palisades Recreation Area

The Palisades Recreation Area is located on the Upper Madison River, 5 river miles upstream of Ruby Creek Recreation Area and 25 miles south of Ennis. The campground has 10 camping sites with 2 accessible vault toilets and a campground host pad. A separate day use site with a paved boat launch and parking area is located near the campground.

Activities: Fishing, floating, sightseeing and camping.

Facilities: Four accessible vault toilets, boat ramps, 10 campsites, 6 food storage boxes and drinking water. For information on how to properly use food storage boxes go to the Bear proof food storage, click here.  

Location/Access: Located approximately 25 miles south of Ennis, on the west side off of US Highway 287.

Fees: $8/night, $5 per additional vehicle. No fees for boat launches or day use. Must occupy campsites nightly.

Season/Hours: Fees are required from May 1 through December 1 annually.

Maps: South section of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Map.

Dillon Field Office
1005 Selway Drive
Dillon, MT 59725