West Fork Fishtrap Creek Campground


This is an open, sunny site along a broad, meandering stream. Streamside fishing opportunities available. Scenic.

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 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 10 miles. Turn left (south) on the West Fork Fishtrap Creek Road. Campground is on the right after 0.1 mile.
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite.

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Campground Camping

This campground is in an open site near a stream. Beavers are common in the area.
No. of Sites4
No. of Accessible sites4
Difficulty Level: Easy


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3900 feet