South Van Houten Campground


This campground is located across the lake from North Van Houten Campground and surrounded by lodgepole pine. 

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees There is no fee for this campground.
Closest Towns: Jackson, MT
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Wisdom Ranger Station
Phone: (406)689-3243

General Information


From Jackson travel 1.5 miles south on Highway 278 and take Forest Road 181.  Continue for 10.5 miles to the campground.

General Notes:
  • There is no water at this campground.  Guest are advised to bring their own.  Any water taken from streams or springs must be treated prior to consumption.
  • There is no cell phone coverage in the area.
  • There is no garbage service at the campground so please pack out what you pack in.

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Nature Viewing

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Boating - Non-Motorized

Winter Sports

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Picnic tables
Toilets Vault (No showers) Accessible
Tent camping 3 sites
Camping trailer Up to 30 feet
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6700 feet