Charles Waters Campground


Charles Waters Campground.

The Charles Waters campground is paved asphalt with 26 campsites plus one double site, including 4 pull-through, one bicycle site, and one horse site; there is also one accessible site with electric hook-up.  The campground also has water; accessible vault toilets; open meadow for activities and can accommodate RV's or trailers to 70 feet.  Please note that the bicycle site and horse site are reserved for those users until 6 p.m. daily after which time if no one is occupying them then they are considered available on a first come first served basis.  A campground host is available Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Also associated with the Charles Waters Campground is the Bass Creek Recreation Area.  This recreation area includes four picnic sites; an interpretive nature trail; fire ecology trail and numerous trailheads to hiking, biking and stock routes with access to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.  The Larry Creek Group Site is located within the Bass Creek Recreation Area, this large overnight group site is available for reservation through Recreation.gov.  The gate will close to the Larry Creek Group Site on Dec. 1. 

For more information please contact the Stevensville Ranger District at (406) 777-5461. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground is first come, first served.
Fees: $15 per night for single unit, $5/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Camping limited to 16 consecutive days.  Quiet hours: 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.   Pets must be leashed.
Closest Towns: Stevensville, MT
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Stevensville take the Stevi cut-off road to Highway 93. Travel north 3.7 miles and turn west (left) onto Bass Creek Rd. Travel approximately 2 miles to the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 26 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information Campfires allowed depending on Fire Danger level and other possible restrictions.
No. of Accessible sites 1 of 27
Sleeping Shelter no

RV Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No

Picnicking

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.575266

  Longitude : 
-114.140839

  Elevation : 
3713