About Georgetown Lake MT

Welcome to Georgetown Lake, one of the most beautiful areas in Montana.

Georgetown Lake expands over 3700 acres and is located 6425 feet above sea level. It is situated in both Deer Lodge and Granite counties and is surrounded by three mountain ranges; the Pintler Range to the south, the Sapphire Range to the west and the Flint Creek Range to the east. It is located 14 miles west of Anaconda and 10 miles southeast of Philipsburg.

The lake was created in 1885 in order to produce power. It is now used primarily to provide water to Flint Creek Valley ranchers and for outdoor recreation, including boating, fishing and snowmobiling. Georgetown Lake is rated Montana’s most prolific lake with more fish caught per person than any other lake in Montana. It is home to rainbow and brook trout as well as kokanee salmon. Georgetown Lake is a favor spot for ice fishing.

Discovery Ski Area, with a summit elevation of 8158 ft., is located approximately 4 ½ miles above the lake. Discovery has skiing for every skill level –beginner, intermediate, advanced and expert. With an average snow fall of 215 inches, there are many perfect days for skiing.

Whatever your outdoor sport, you can discover it at Georgetown Lake.

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