Lid Creek Campground


Lid Creek Campground is a  23-site campground with picnic tables, vault toilets, & fire grates.  There is no water available.   There is a native boat ramp- only small watercraft are recommended for launching.  The campground is 15 miles south of Hungry Horse on the west shore of Hungry Horse Reservoir.  This campground has a 16 day stay limit. Pets must be on a leash at all times while visiting campgrounds. 


Lid Creek Campground lies in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, west of the Continental Divide and just south of the Canadian border. Spectacular views and ample opportunities for recreation surround the campground, keeping visitors coming back to the area again and again.

Natural Features:

The campground is located along the Hungry Horse Reservoir within the Flathead National Forest in northwestern Montana. It is nestled in a mixed forest of conifers at an elevation of 3,600 feet. The area is popular for its plentiful huckleberry bushes. Home to lynx, grizzly bear, and bull trout and with numerous lakes, streams, and rivers to enjoy, the forest is a premiere destination for visitors.


Visitors to the area enjoy a variety of biking and hiking trails that begin near the campground and wind around the reservoir. Boating, swimming and fishing are excellent pastimes on the 27,750-acre Hungry Horse Reservoir. Anglers can expect a catch of cutthroat trout and other varieties.


The campground offers several first-come, fist-served sites for tent and RV camping. Each site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets are provided, but drinking water is not available at the campground. Water can be found at the Lost Johnny Point Campground, which is located about 5 miles north of Lid Creek.

Nearby Attractions:

Lid Creek Campground is just 23 miles southwest of the West Glacier entrance into Glacier National Park.

Lid Creek Campground Map

Campsite View of Great Northern Mountain

Boat access

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closes 9/22/2020 (open for primitive camping)
See conditions, fee, and location information: Flathead Valley Campgrounds (offsite link)
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777 or on-line at
Table of Campground Fees
Single Site Double Site Extra Vehicle
$14 $28 $5
Open Season: Mid May
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: July August
Busiest Season: July August
Closest Towns: Hungry Horse, MT - 15 miles.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Flathead Valley Campgrounds

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