Take a Dip, Cast a Line at a Local Lake

East Fork and Ackley Lake are probably the two most popular reservoirs within a 40-mile radius of Lewistown. Both have camping, picnicking, restroom and boat launching facilities, and both are free. Ackley is located 23 miles from Lewistown near Hobson. East Fork is 11 miles southeast near Heath. Other local reservoirs with picnic facilities and fishing opportunities include Casino Creek, Hansen Creek and Carter’s Ponds.