Bear Creek Campground and Picnic Area


Bear Creek Campground offers a nice Summer or Fall destination for those looking to camp, hike or picnic on the Forest.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees There is no fee ($0.00) for this campground.
Closest Towns: Cameron, Montana
Water: Drinking Water available spring/summer
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Madison Ranger Station
Phone: (406)682-4253

General Information


From Ennis, MT travel South on Highway 287 for approximately 10 miles.  Turn East on Bear Creek Loop at Cameron, MT.  Follow the signs to the campground.


General Notes:

There is no cell phone coverage in the area.  The campground has no garbage service so please pack out what you pack in.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 12 developed sites available on this campground.


General Info:

General Notes

There is no garbage service at this area so please pack out what you pack in. There is a Mandatory Food Storage Order March 1 December 1 annually. Water is available in the Spring and Summer only.


The campground can accomodate trailers up to 28 feet in length.

Reservation InfoSites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites12 units

RV Camping

Maximum trailer and RV length 28 feet.

General Info:

General Notes

There is no garbage service at this location so please pack out what you pack in.  Please call the Ranger Station at (406)682-4253 for availability of hookups.

Size Restrictions28 feet maximum trailer length


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Camping trailer Up to 28 feet
Toilets Vault (No showers)
Picnic tables
Tent camping 12 Sites
Drinking water Available in the Spring and Summer

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6350 feet