Campground Camping

Hood Creek Campground

There are numerous campgrounds available within the Custer Gallatin National Forest.

The Custer Gallatin National Forest Camp Picnic Guide is a printable brochure to the campgrounds and picnic areas on the Custer Gallatin National Forest. It is available free of charge at our district offices.

For information about a specific campground select it by district and name from the "Find an Area" menu in the right sidebar.

A list of our campgrounds which are near Yellowstone National Park is also available.


Reservations for some of our campgrounds and picnic areas can be made online at or call 1-877-444-6777

For a list of Montana RV Dump sites, see MT Fish, Wildlife, and Parks' website:


Rules for camping

  • Camping or otherwise occupying a single site for over 16 consecutive days; and/orcamping or otherwise occupying any number of sites for 32 cumulative days in a calendar year is prohibited within all Northern Region (Region 1) National Forest System (NFS) lands within Montana.
  • Travel to campsites must not create resource damage
  • Please use existing fire rings and avoid creating new fire rings.
  • Contact local district office for information on fire restrictions. It is your responsibility to know if fire restrictions are in effect beforecamping.
  • Be bear aware and know the food storage regulations before camping. These regulations are strictly enforced.

Campground Camping Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities