Lowland Campground and Picnic Area are located approximately 20 miles north of Butte, west of Interstate 15. The campground is located near Sheepshead Recreation Area which provides fishing opportunities at Maney Lake and is in close proximity to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.
The campground has 12 units that accommodate trailers up to 22 feet. The sites are back-in trailer sites. Tent pads are available at most sites. Wood is generally able to be found within the campground area.
At a Glance
Memorial Day through Mid September
To make reservations for the group use area, call the Butte Ranger District, (406) 494-2147.
Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
There is a $5.00 per night fee for the group use area.
From Butte, take I-15/I90 east for approximately 1 mile. Merge onto I-15 north and continue for approximately 12 miles. Take Elk Park exit no. 138 and drive west on Forest Service road #442 (Lowland Creek Road) for approximately 6 miles and turn left onto Forest Service road #9485 for approximately 2 miles; turn left at the junction and drive approximately 1/8 miles; turn right into the campground. The gravel road is suitable for passenger vehicle access.
The campground is typically open the Friday before Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The campground is open on the shoulder season, but water and garbage are typically not available. During the spring and fall the access road may be muddy or have patchy snow. Contact the Butte-Jefferson Ranger Districts for road condition information - (406)494-2147.