Tom Miner Campground

Typical site has picnic table and metal fire ring.

A campground in the Gallatin Mountains on the Gardiner District.




Campground Corral 2 Campground Corral 1 Water Pump Gallatin Petrified Forest Trailhead Tom Miner Creek

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations: This campground does not use a reservation system, it is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. Be aware the campground may fill up on weekends & holidays during the summer months and you should arrive in the early afternoon to ensure there is a space available for the night. Campground road not suitable for vehicles longer than 40ft.
Fees: $12.00
  • $5.00 each additional vehicle
  Interagency Passes not applicable toward additional vehicle fees
Open Season: 6/1 – 10/31 Weather Dependent
Water: Yes
Information Center: Gardiner Ranger District
P.O. Box 5; 805 Scott St.
Gardiner, MT 59030
(406) 848-7375

General Information


17 mi northwest of Gardiner on US 89, 12 mi southwest on Tom Miner Rd.

Campground road not suitable for vehicles longer than 40ft. Horse corrals and trailhead for the Gallatin Petrified Forest Trail are adjacent to campground at upper end. 


Accessible Facilities: Toilets, Tables, Parking


Largest Parking Spur: 12' x 40'

General Notes:

Open 6/1 – 10/31
Weather Dependent

Campground road not suitable for vehicles longer than 40ft.

Camp sites: 11

Trash Pickup: No

Firewood: No

Stock Facilities:
Corral adjacent to the trailhead

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping


River and Stream Fishing


Day Hiking


Viewing Scenery

Petrified Forest

General Info:


Open from June 1 - October 31
(weather dependent)


Largest Parking Spur: 12' x 40'

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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