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Nelson Reservoir, MT

Bureau of Reclamation

Overview

The Nelson Reservoir, a feature of the Milk River Project, is located 19 miles northeast of Malta, Montana provides offstream storage for irrigation of Malta Division lands in the Saco and Hinsdale area. This reservoir, with 4,320 water surface acres, 7,702 land acres and 30 miles of shoreline, offers good fishing for walleye, perch, and northern pike. Concrete boat ramp, campground, and picnic shelters.Current Reservoir levels

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HUNTING
  • PICNICKING
  • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
  • WATER SPORTS
  • WINTER SPORTS

Address:

Bureau of Reclamation
Marias / Milk Rivers Division Office
P. O. Box 220
Billings,MT,59522
Phone: 406-759-5077
Email: GPWebmaster@usbr.go

Directions:

Site is near Saco on State Highway 2.

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