Grasshopper Campground and Picnic Area

Area Status: Open

At an elevation of 6,900 feet, this campground is about 9 acres and has 24 designated campsites. The basic facilities include ADA-accessible restrooms, picnic area for day-use and potable drinking water are offered during the open season. Fishing and hiking may be enjoyed nearby. The campground is adjacent to Grasshopper Creek in a steep canyon. The maximum recommended trailer and truck length for the area is 25 feet. This is a pack it in, pack it out campsite with no garbage services. Please limit your stay to 16 days. Bear-resistant food storage boxes are available. There is a fee for the use of this campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open annually, from June through September weather dependent.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: There is a $15.00/night fee with a $5.00 fee for extra vehicles. The group site is $50.00/night.
Open Season: Campground is open June through September
Restrictions: There is a 16 day stay limit.
Closest Towns: Dillon, MT
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault (see below)
Information Center: Dillon Ranger District
Phone: (406) 683-3900

General Information


From Dillon travel South on Interstate 15 for approximately 3 miles. Take Highway 278 exit, then drive West on Highway 278 for about 22 miles. Take Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway Road 73 north for 13 miles to the campground.

General Notes:

There is no garbage service for this area. Please pack out what you pack in.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

This is a nice developed creekside campground.

No. of Sites 24 sites
Fees: There is a per night fee at this campground.

RV Camping

This campground can accommodate RV/Trailers up to 25 feet.

Size Restrictions 30 feet maximum trailer length
Fees: There is a per night fee at this campground.

River and Stream Fishing

There are some fishing opportunities nearby.

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


Camping trailer: Up to 25 feet
Tent camping: 24 sites
Toilets: Vault - ADA Accessible

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6900 feet