Potosi Campground and Picnic Area

Area Status: Open

This is a nice campground located on the east side of the Tobacco Root Mountains with South Willow Creek running through the middle. There are 15 designated campsites, a picnic day-use area, vault toilets, and drinking water at this site. There are no garbage services, so pack it in and pack it out. We recommend trailer length does not exceed 22'.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open annually, from late May through mid-September weather dependent.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: There is no fee ($0.00) for this campground.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Pony, Montana
Harrison, Montana
Water: Drinking Water available spring/summer
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Madison Ranger District
Phone: (406) 682-4253

General Information


From Harrison travel West on Pony Road for about 7 miles. At Pony, take South Willow Creek Road South for 10 miles. Follow the signs to the campground.

General Notes:
  • There is no cell phone coverage at this area.
  • There is no garbage service at this site, Pack out what you pack in.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

This spacious campground offers basic facilities in a nice setting.

No. of Sites 15
Reservation Info Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.

RV Camping


No. of Sites 15
Reservation Info Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Size Restrictions This campground can accommodate vehicles up to 22 feet in length.

River and Stream Fishing


Permit: Please check with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for licensing and permit information.

Day Hiking



Camping trailer: Up to 22 feet
Picnic tables:
Tent camping: 15 sites
Toilets: Vault (No showers)
Drinking water:

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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6200 feet