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By Ryan Sokoloski
Park Manager Placid Lake State Park, Salmon Lake State Park 

New Campsites for New Users Coming to Placid and Salmon Lake State Parks


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A bike in rack at Salmon Lake State Park. Picnic table, trash can and bear-proof food locker in the background.

SEELEY LAKE - New for Placid and Salmon Lake State Parks are campsites designed for a growing number of users, hike and bike campsites. Montana Department of Commerce provided construction funding to Montana State Parks for the creation and enhancement of "hike & bike campsites" at four state parks. The parks chosen were selected based upon the current popular corridors of bicycle traffic and intended to support the growing trend of bicycle tourism in western Montana.

Those campers who have previously arrived by bicycle, or walking on foot, and camped out of a pack that they carry, had...

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