Big Creek Campground

Big Creek Campgound Sign

Big Creek Campground feature a hosted, 22-site campground with picnic tables, vault toilets, fire grates, and potable water.  There is a boat ramp for river launching.   The campground is 20 miles north of Columbia Falls on the North Fork Road.  This is bear-country; proper food storage is required.  This campground has a 14-day stay limit. Pets must be on a leash at all times while visiting campgrounds. 

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Big Creek Campsite / Big Creek Boat Ramp / River View at Big Creek

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 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 There are individual campsites and group sites available.
Table of Campground Fees
Single Site Double Site Extra Vehicle Day Use
$18 $36 $5 $5
Fees for the reservable group site are available on the website.
Open Season: Mid May
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: June, July, August
Busiest Season: July, August
Closest Towns: Columbia Falls, MT
Water: yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Passes: $30 season pass for day use available for all concessionaire sites on the Flathead National Forest.
Operated By: Flathead Valley Campgrounds

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