Crystal Creek Campground


Crystal Creek is a small campground near Mud Lake.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees: There is no fee ($0.00) for this campground.
Closest Towns: Philipsburg, MT
Water: None
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Pintler Ranger District
Phone: (406) 859-3211

General Information

Directions:

From Philipsburg go South on Highway 1 for approximately 6 miles.  Turn southwest on Skalkaho Highway (Highway 38) and continue for approximately 25 miles.  Follow the signs to the campground.


General Notes:
  • There is no garbage service at this campground so please pack out what you pack in.
  • There is no cell phone coverage in the area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

There are 3 sites available on a first come, first served basis.

No. of Sites 3 Sites
Reservation Info Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Fire Information There are fire rings for each site.
Fees: There is no fee for this area.

River and Stream Fishing

There are some excellent opportunities for cutthroat trout in the creek.

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

Day Hiking

There are nearby hiking trails leading into the Bitterroot Mountains.

Viewing Wildlife

The Skalkaho Game Preserve is to the west and offers some great wildlife watching.

Amenities

Camping trailer: Up to 16 feet
Tent camping: 3 sites
Toilets: Vault (No showers)
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.232727

  Longitude : 
-113.746149