Jimmy Joe Campground

  

Jimmy Joe Campground is a free campground on the banks of East Rosebud Creek in the East Rosebud drainage.  East Rosebud is considered one of the more scenic drainages in the Beartooths . East Rosebud Trail (#15), Spread Creek Trail (#13), and Phantom Creek Trail (#17).  East Rosebud Lake Campground and Sand Dunes Picnic Ground also located in the East Rosebud drainage.

  • Camp sites: 10
  • Host: No
  • Accessible Facilities: Vault toilets
  • Trash Pickup: No
  • Firewood: No

For a road map of the area, including campground locations, please see our Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM).

Reservations:
No Reservations. This campground does not use a reservation system; it is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. Be aware the campground may fill up on weekends & holidays during the summer months and you should arrive in the early afternoon to ensure there is a space available for the night. There is a 10 day stay limit.  Some sites are equipped with bear resistant food storage lockers.

Directions from district office:
Drive north on US Hwy 212 for 2.1 miles. Turn left (west) onto MT-78 and drive 19.7 miles. Turn left (south) onto Roscoe Rd. Drive 2.3 miles, cross the bridge and turn right (south) onto East Rosebud Rd. Drive 6.5 miles and until the campground, on your right.

Information:
Beartooth Ranger District
6811 US Hwy 212
Red Lodge, MT 59068
(406) 446-2103

At a Glance

Fees Free
Open Season: Memorial Day - Labor Day (call district office for exact dates, 406-446-2103)
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Roscoe, MT, Absarokee, MT, or Red Lodge, MT
Water: No
Restroom: Yes. Vault toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.231418

  Longitude : 
-109.602893

  Elevation : 
5554