Developed recreation areas of Madison County
Developed recreation areas in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest are slowly reopening. The Madison Ranger District opened five of these sites May 22.
Cliff Point, Madison River, Potosi, Wade Lake and West Fork campgrounds are open for public use in the Madison Ranger District. Services, such as bathrooms, may be limited as well as camping spaces, according to the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Service.
The United States Forest Service advises visitors to stay as local as possible when choosing a place to recreate due to the risk of spreading coronavirus.
Other southwest Montana Ranger Districts also reopened recreation areas on the eve of Memorial Day weekend. Another group of recreation sites in the Dillion Ranger District will open May 29. June 1 marks the opening of another several recreational sites in the Dillion, Wisdom and Butte Ranger Districts.