Copper King Campground


This campground is in a moist river bottom cedar forest (bring your bug repellent in June and July). Adjacent Thompson River offers fishing opportunities. Access for large vehicles can be challenging.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are taken. The campground is first come, first served.
Fees No fee required
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Please view our Visitor Guidelines.
Closest Towns: Thompson Falls, Montana
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District, 406-826-3821

General Information

Directions: From the town of Thompson Falls, travel east on state highway 200. Turn left (north) onto the paved Thompson River Road (do not take the graveled road).
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. The campground road is not suitable for long vehicles or trailers. The group site is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Group Camping

A nice, shady place to be on a hot day. Group site is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
No. of Sites1
Difficulty Level: Easy

Campground Camping

A nice, cool place to camp after a day of fishing in the sunshine.
No. of Sites4
Difficulty Level: Easy


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2500 feet