The North Shore Campground is located about 4 miles north of Trout Creek off Hwy 200 on North Shore Road. The campground has 16 (3 pull thru's) sites including one host site, with tables and fire rings and able to accomodate up to a 40' rv. Campground roads and campsite parking spurs are paved. Amenities include a campground host, potable water, vault toilets and a fully developed boat launch with dock and boat parking. There are 6 picnic sites with picnic tables (2 with covers) near the boat ramp for day use only.
At a Glance
The campground is managed from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Campground gate is closed from December 1 to May 1, but may close earlier if we get a large amount of snow. The boat launch is available all year weather permitting.
All sites are on a first come, first serve basis
$10.00 daily fee per single site
50% discount with US Golden Age/Access or Interagency Senior/Access Passes.
No more than a maximum group size of 10 people
14 day stay limit
Dogs must be on a leash.
Trout Creek, Montana
Directions: From Trout Creek follow Hwy 200 northwest for 3 miles to North Shore Drive. Turn left and follow for 1 mile to the campground entrance.
Dump facilities, showers, laundry, gas, ice and store are located in nearby Trout Creek.
Camping & Cabins
River and Stream Fishing
The Noxon Rapids Reservoir is a 25 mile long reservoir held back by the 260' high Noxon Rapids Dam. The Noxon Rapids Dam was completed in 1959 by Washington Water Power (Avista). It cost $48 million and four years to complete.
This section of the Clark Fork River is home to a variety of fish species these include large and small mouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, yellow perch, peamouth, black bullhead, northern pike minnow, brown trout, lake whitefish, largescale sucker and walleye. The lake has an average depth of 99 feet and a maximum depth of 252'..
The surface area of the lake is 7592' acres and the shoreline is 50.48 miles long.