Tally Lake Campground


Tally Lake Campground offers a wide variety of recreation facilities and activities for the whole family. The campground has 40 campsites, boat launch, open air pavilion, beach area, picnic site, water and hosts on site during the summer months. The Tally Lake Pavilion is a beautiful timber frame open air pavilion. The site has parking for 50 vehicles, a double vault toilet, picnic tables, fire grill, group fire ring, horse pit, volleyball court, and nature trail. The pavilion is centrally located within the Tally Lake Campground. There are several trails nearby and two trails within the campground. One group site (site 39) and the pavilion can be reserved through the national recreation website. Firewood is generally for sale by the host. Tally Lake is the second deepest Lake in Montana 445 feet deep. There is an accessible dock at the boat launch, parking for 15 boats/trailers and vault toilet.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Quiet 10PM - 6 AM
Reservations:  This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777 or on-line at www.recreation.gov.
Fees $15 overnight per camp vehicle; $5.00 day use.  
Open Season: Mid May - October 1st
Usage: Light
Best Season: June, July, August
Busiest Season: July, August
Restrictions: See CG Restrictions
Closest Towns: Whitefish, MT
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Passes: $30 day use pass is available through the concessionaire.  This pass can be used for day use at all campgrounds under concession on the Flathead National Forest.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Whitefish take Hwy 93 west 10 miles, turn onto Farm-to-Market Rd go 1.5 miles, turn onto the Star Meadow Road go 9 miles, turn onto FS Rd #913 go approximately 3.25 miles. Look for the campground entrance sign.

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For detailed information on the group site and pavilion at Tally Lake Campground, please go to  http://www.flatheadvalleycampgrounds.com/tallylake.html

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