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5 Reasons To Drop Everything And Visit This Underrated Montana State Park

Montana has 44 state parks, and summer is only three months long. And we hate to break it to you, but it’s already half over. The good news is, you don’t have to visit all 44 state parks to have a wonderful summer. In fact, if you can only experience one, get yourself to Western Montana’s Placid Lake State Park.

You’ll find Placid Lake State Park on the tributary of the Clearwater River in the Seeley Lake area. The lake was named in 1892 by a New Yorker named Hiram Blanchard who named it after New York’s Lake Placid. For those who enjoy the great outdoors, it’s the perfect getaway. Here are 5 reasons to visit this amazing Montana state park as soon as you can:

Placid Lake State Park is a gem. And if you live too far away to visit anytime soon, these 12 state parks are also a blast to visit.

Jessica Wick
Jessica Wick is a writer and travel enthusiast who loves exploring new places, meeting new people and, of course, beautiful Big Sky Country and every part of Washington State.