Delmoe Lake Campground and Picnic Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Delmoe Lake Campground and Picnic area is located 15 miles from Whitehall and Butte in the Whitetail-Pipestone area - a popular destination for OHV riding. The lake is a man-made reservoir controlled by the Pipestone Water Users for irrigation near Whitehall.

The campground has 25 sites for trailer and tent camping. Maximum trailer length is 32 feet. Wood is generally able to be found within the campground area. Water and restrooms are available. The picnic area has tables and a boat launch primarily for fishing activities. The lake level will fluctuate during the summer season as the water is used for irrigation.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water available during summer months
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees There is an $8 per night fee for this campground plus and additional $3/vehicle per night fee typically charged Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Open Season: Memorial Day weekend
Restrictions: 16 day stay limit; Food Storage Requirements
Closest Towns: Butte, MT
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Information Center: Butte-Jefferson Ranger Districts
Phone: 406-494-2147

General Information


General Notes:

The campground is typically open the Friday before Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.


From Butte take I-90 east to the Homestake exit (no. 233) and turn left off the ramp. Continue north on Forest Service Road #222 (Delmoe Lake Road) for approximately 10 miles. Turn left onto Forest Service Road #9371 and continue for approximately 0.5 miles. The road is a gravel road suitable for passenger vehicle access. Watch for ATVs, motorcycles, and other OHVs on the road.

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Camping trailer Up to 32 feet
Picnic tables
Tent camping 25 sites
Toilets Vault - Accessible
Fee charged for some activities $8 per night. $3 per extra vehicle
Boat ramp
Drinking water
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