Canyon Creek Campground and Picnic Area


This is a small campground with 3 tent sites near the Wise River in the Pioneer Mountains.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees There is no fee ($0.00) for this campground.
Closest Towns: Melrose, MT
Water: None
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Wise River Ranger District
Phone: (406)832-3178

General Information


From Melrose travel West on Forest Road 187 for about 13 miles, then turn southeast on Forest Road 7401 for approximately 4.5 miles to the campground.

General Notes:
  • There is no water available.  Guests must bring their own drinking water.  Any water from streams or springs must be treated prior to consumption.
  • There is no garbage service at the campground so please pack out what you pack in.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 3 tent sites available.

No. of Sites3 units
Fees: There is no fee for this campground.

RV Camping

The campground can accomodate RVs/trailers up to 18 feet.  There are no hookups at the campground.

Size Restrictions18 feet maximum trailer length


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Picnic tables
Toilets Vault (No showers)
Tent camping 3 sites
Camping trailer Up to 18 feet

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7300 feet