Sage Creek Campground

  

Sage Creek Campground is the only campground in the Pryor Mountains. It is located along the banks of Sage Creek.  Big Ice Cave Picnic Ground, and the Bureau of Land Management Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range are also located in the Pryor Mountains. Numerous motorized trails are located in the Pryor Mountains. See the current year's edition of motor vehicle use map (and legend) for the area and road closures.

There is a 10 day maximum stay in all Beartooth Ranger District campgrounds 

  • Camp sites: 12
  • Host: No
  • Max Trailer Length: 30ft
  • Accessible Facilities: Vault toilets
  • Trash Pickup: No
  • Firewood: No. Don't move firewood to other areas or bring in outside firewood.Prevent the spread of tree-killing insects by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it there.

Winter Use:
This campground is maintained from approximately Memorial Day to Labor Day (call district office for exact season dates). During these dates there is a fee to stay in the campground (listed below). Outside of the peak summer dates (Memorial Day- Labor Day), the campground is ungated, free, and available for use (no services, not maintained, roads are not plowed). If you visit outside the peak fee season, please bring your own water, toilet paper (outhouse will remain open), and please pack out your trash.

Reservations:
No Reservations. This campground does not use a reservation system, it is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. Be aware that the campground is very popular and may fill up on weekends & holidays during the summer months. You should arrive early to ensure there is a space available for the night.

* Please be advised that there is not consistent potable water here. Call the district office to learn if there is water, or plan ahead and bring your own.

Directions from the town of Bridger:
Drive south of Bridger for 2.8 miles and turn left on Pryor Mountain Road. Drive 12.2 miles until the road dead ends. Turn left to continue on Pryor Mountain Road. This unsurfaced high clearance road travels through the Crow Indian Reservation before entering the Custer Gallatin National Forest, and this road is historically rough. Drive 10.3 miles and turn left onto Sage Creek Rd. Drive 0.3 miles to the campground, on your right.  Roads in the Pryor Mountains become impassable when wet.

 

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

At a Glance

Fees $5.00
  • $10 for double sites
  • 1/2 price with Interagency Senior and Access Pass
Open Season: Memorial Day - Labor Day (call district office for exact dates, 406-446-2103)
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Bridger, MT
Water: No
Restroom: Yes. Vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

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  Latitude : 
45.213877

  Longitude : 
-108.554629

  Elevation : 
5600