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105 German Gulch Rd, Anaconda MT 59711 - Telephone: (406) 797-8169 or (888) 797-8169 toll-free



Any time of year, you can fish your heart out in all directions from Fairmont Chalets. Within an hour's drive, you'll find three world famous "Blue Ribbon" trout streams:

Other famous Montana fisheries with easy access include:

For current fishing reports, check out the Montana Fishing Reports.

Four-Wheeling and Motorcycling

You can head into the forest right from home base without having to load up your ATVs. The Georgetown Lake area also offers trail systems for 4-wheeling and other motorized activities. Also popular for motorcycle and ATV riding enthusiasts is the Pipestone OHV (off-highway vehicle) Area, located approximately 15 miles east of Butte and just north of I-90. The Area has about 75 miles of developed riding trails.

Georgetown Lake

At 6,425 feet above sea level, averaging 16 feet in depth, Georgetown Lake is nestled within three mountain ranges: the Anaconda Pintlers to the south, the Sapphire Range to the west and the Flint Creek Range to the east. In the summer, Georgetown offers such activities as jet skiing, boating, water skiing, and fishing. Although only rainbow trout are planted today, the lake is home to rainbow trout, brook trout, and silver salmon. Ice fishing is a very popular winter sport at Georgetown. The lake is a winter fisherman's paradise with tents, huts, and fishermen dotting the surface of the lake from about December through March.

Ghost Towns

With such a rich history of mining in the area, southwest Montana is home to untold numbers of ghost towns.

The Philipsburg area is home to several ghost towns: Granite, Kirkville, Philipsburg Mining District, Garnet And Bear Gulch, Southern Cross, Princeton, Black Pine Mining District, New Chicago (West Chicago), Rumsey, Red Lion, and Henderson Gulch - Sunrise Mountain.

Coolidge and the abandoned Elkhorn silver mine, in the Wise River area, was the site of Montana's largest and final silver development. Click here for directions.

Bannack was founded in 1862 when John White discovered gold on Grasshopper Creek. Today, over sixty structures remain standing, most of which can be explored.