This campground is located on the east shoreline of Seeley Lake. A great place to cool off on a hot day, it has a beach and a boat launch as well as shade if you just want to lay around the campsite. Popular activities include: fishing, swimming, water skiing, boating, and bird watching. There is also an interpretive area and a nature trail at the campground.
At a Glance
For group camping reservations, please see the group camping section on this page. Individual sites are first come, first served.
Rentals & Guides:
Boat, canoe and bike rentals available in the town of Seeley Lake.
$10.00 per night. Additional vehicle $5.00. Fees charged from Memorial Day through Labor Day. For Group A or Group B sites, the fee is $35.00 per night.
From the town of Seeley Lake, travel 1 mile north on Montana highway 83. The campground is on the west side of the highway.
A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. There are 4 picnic areas with tables and fire rings. Other amenities include: on-site campground host, paved road, concrete boat launch and boat trailer parking, daily law enforcement patrols, garbage dumpsters and recycling bins. It is 1 mile to groceries, gas, and sport rentals from this location. There is limited access during the winter months as snowplowing is done on an intermittent basis and only from the entrance directly to the boat launch for winter recreation access. Call ahead for information regarding the off-peak season. 406-677-2233.
The only sites available for reservation are group camp sites (Unit A & Unit B). Unit A has approximately 6 vehicle parking spaces (based on head-in or diagonal parking; parking area dimensions 57 feet wide and 25 feet deep)with about 4 tent spaces. A maximum of 25 people are allowed. Amenities at the site include 3 picnic tables and 2 fire rings (1 handicap accessible table and 1 handicap accessible fire ring). Unit B has approximately 9 vehicle parking spaces (based on head-in or diagonal parking; parking area dimensions 84 feet wide and 28 feet deep) with about 4 tent spaces. A maximum of 25 people are allowed. Amenities at the site include 3 picnic tables and 2 fire rings (1 handicap accessible table and 1 handicap accessible fire ring).
Visit Recreation.gov to make group camping reservations. [Reservations Info (1000) under activities]
Hours of Operation:
With many sites to choose from including group camping sites, this campground adjacent to Seeley Lake is a local favorite. 48 individual campsites are available at this campground. One accessible site is left open until 6:00 p.m. for handcapped only use.
Individual sites are available on a first-come first-served basis.
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A treat in the winter months, this lake freezes over and makes for fun ice fishing.
There is a nature trail and an interpretive area for "campfire talks" during the summer months. The site can also be reserved for group use by contacting the Seeley Lake Ranger Station, 406-677-2233.
During the summer, the district sponsors evening campfire and other interpretive programs at the interpretive site and nature trail.
Picnic near the lake! The Big Larch area has a view of the lake, forest and surrounding mountains. The picnic area has tables and fire rings.
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Waterskiing is a popular sport here.
A great way to spend a hot day. This campground has a beach that makes for easy access to the water's edge.
Boating - Non-Motorized
Non-motorized boating is a great way to view wildlife and appreciate the landscape in the area. Motorized boating is permitted in Seeley Lake, so most non-motorized boats find areas away from high traffic watercraft use. Early mornings are also a good time for non-motorized craft.
Type of Craft
canoe, kayak, row boats
Boating - Motorized
Seeley Lake is a local favorite for motor boating and jet skiing.