Piney Campground and Picnic Area


Area Status: Open

Piney Campground is adjacent to Georgetown Lake and has 48 camping units that provide ideal access to fishing, boating and water skiing. It is located in the Pintler Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. Surrounded by mountains of outstanding beauty, the location is perfect for visitors who enjoy mountain and water sports or those who prefer relaxing and taking in the spectacular view. This campsite is equipped with a day-use picnic area, ADA-accessible toilets, water, a boat launch area, fishing access, and garbage services. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open annually mid-May through late September, weather dependent.
Reservations: To make reservations, call toll free: 1-877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov
Area Amenities: Accessible, Boat ramp, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: There is a $17.00 per night fee for this campground. There is a $5 day use fee per vehicle for the Boat Launch if not camping and a $3.00 fee for extra vehicles. The $50.00 season pass includes this site for boat launch use. The Season Pass Day-use fee is good for Grassy, Piney, Philipsburg Bay and Red Bridge.
Restrictions: 16 day stay limit; Food Storage Requirements
Closest Towns: Philipsburg, MT
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Pintler Ranger District
Phone: (406) 859-3211

General Information

Directions:

The campground is located about 13 miles south of Philipsburg at Georgetown Lake off Montana Highway 1 on the Georgetown Lake Road.


General Notes:

Water is available along with garbage containers. 


Accessibility:

Accessible Facilities: Toilet


Recreation Map

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Activities

Campground Camping

48 units

No. of Sites 48
Fire Information There are established fire pits/grills at each site.
Fees: There is a per night fee at this campground.

RV Camping

Accommodates trailers up to 32 feet.

No. of Sites 32
Size Restrictions This campground can accommodate RVs up to 32 feet in length.
Fees: There is a per night fee at this campground.

Lake and Pond Fishing

The campground is next to Georgetown Lake.

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

Ice Fishing

The lake freezes in the winter.  Please call (406) 859-3211 for lake conditions.

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

Picnicking

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Fees: There is a fee for this area.

Boating - Motorized

Georgetown Lake is adjacent to the campground.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Georgetown Lake is a popular lake for canoeing.

Swimming

The campground is next to Georgetown Lake.

Waterskiing

The campground is next to Georgetown Lake.

Amenities

Camping trailer: Up to 32 feet
Tent camping: 48 sites
Toilets: Vault (No showers) Accessible
Fee charged for some activities: $17 per night

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.195573

  Longitude : 
-113.302198