The Old Nye Picnic Area and Fishing Access is located in the Stillwater drainage. The picnic area and fishing access sites have seperate entrances but are next to each other. These areas are for day use only. The picnic area has 6 sites (no group sites). The fishing access site has a boat ramp and parking area, two vault toilets, no water, and no garbage service. Please pack out all trash. Woodbine Campground, the Stillwater Trail (#24), and the Woodbine Falls Trail (# 93) are also located in the Stillwater River drainage.
For a road map that shows location of campgrounds and recreation sites, please see our Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM).
The vault toilets are maintained from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Outside these dates, please bring your own toilet paper.
Directions from district office:
Drive north on US Hwy 212 for 2.1 miles. Turn left (west) onto MT-78 and drive 30 miles. Turn left (west) onto MT-419 towards Fishtail. Drive through Nye and past the Stillwater Mine for 24 miles to the picnic ground, on the left. Continue for another 0.1 mile to the fishing access site, on the left.