Beaverdam Campground and Picnic Area

  

Beaverdam Campground and Picnic Area is located in the Fleecer Mountain Range, approximately 20 miles south of Butte, west of Interstate 15. The campground has 15 units that will accommodate trailers up to 50 feet. There are five pull-through sites with the remaining desgined as back-in sites. Tent pads are available at most sites. Wood is generally able to be found within the campground area. The campground is located along Divide Creek providing opportunities for fishing and is also in close proximity to trails. Motorized trail opportunities include access to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail along with other loop trails.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water available during summer months
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees There is a $5.00 per night fee typically charged Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Open Season: Memorial Day weekend
Restrictions: 16 day stay limit; Food Storage Requirement
Closest Towns: Butte, MT
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Information Center: Butte-Jefferson Ranger District
Phone: (406) 494-2147

General Information

Directions:

From Butte take I-15/I-90 west for approximately 7 miles. Merge onto I-15 south and continue for approximately 12 miles. Take the Feeley exit (no. 111) and drive west on Forest Service Road #96 (Divide Creek Road) for approximately 6 miles. The campground is on the left. The gravel road is suitable for passenger vehicle access.


General Notes:

The campground is typically open the Friday before Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The campground is open on the shoulder season, but water and garbage are typically not available. During the spring and fall, the access road may be muddy or have patchy snow. Contact the Butte Ranger District for road condition information (406) 494-2147.


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail is located approximately 2 miles north of the campground on Forest Service road #8505 at Bull Ranch Trailhead. The trail extends northwest and south to provide panoramic views of the valley. Burnt Mountain Vista is a great hike to view the Deer Lodge Valley. This section of the trail is open to motorized uses. Other trails, open to motorized uses, provide additional hiking areas.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Vault
Parking
Fee charged for some activities $5.00 per night
Tent camping 15 sites
Accessible
Camping trailer Maximum 50 feet
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.88291

  Longitude : 
-112.77771

  Elevation : 
6000

 



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