OUTDOORS: Smith River applications begin January 4
Last updated 12/24/2020 at 8:51am
Montana State Parks announced today that 2021 float permit applications for Smith River State Park will be available Monday, Jan. 4, through Monday, Feb. 15. The permit drawing will be held Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Celebrated for its spectacular scenery, remote location and excellent trout fishing, the Smith River is one of Montana’s most sought-after outdoor recreation experiences. Permits are required to float the 59-mile section of river between Camp Baker and Eden Bridge and are issued each year through a lottery. Parties of up to 15 people can float with one permit. A person a...