Gold Rush Campground


This site is forested and shady, and is located in a narrow canyon bottom along a stream. 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 Thompson Falls, travel west on the Prospect Creek Road for 2 miles. Turn left (east) on the Cherry Creek Road. Turn right (south) on the Dry Creek Road #352 for 6 miles. Campground is on the right (west) side close to the 6-mile marker.
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite.

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Campground Camping

This campground is in a shady forest - which is great for beating the heat in the summer and is a good reason to make a toasty campfire on chilly days.
No. of Sites7
Difficulty Level: Intermediate


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3500 feet