Fishtrap Lake Campground

  

This is an open, sunny site with scattered trees on a flat bench above Fishtrap Lake. Non-motorized boating and lake fishing permitted. A hiking trail is available nearby.

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: Water is available from May 25 through September 25.
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District, 406-826-3821

General Information

Directions: From the town of Thompson Falls, travel 5 miles east on state highway 200. Turn left (north) onto the paved Thompson River Road (do not take the graveled road). Travel 15 miles north on the Thompson River Road. Turn left (west) on Fishtrap Creek Road #516 for 14 miles. Then turn left (west) on Forest Service Road #7593 for 2 miles; road is narrow. Campground is 200 feet beyond the lake access.
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. RV pull-throughs available.

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Campground Camping

Camp in an open forest that rests on a flat bench above Fishtrap Lake. The western larch forest is scenic in the fall.
No. of Sites13
Difficulty Level: Easy

RV Camping

Camp in an open forest that rests on a flat bench above Fishtrap Lake. The western larch forest is scenic in the fall. Pull-through sites available.
No. of Sites4
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.86146
  Longitude : 
-115.20282
  Elevation : 
4000 feet