Jumping Creek Campground

Area Status: Open

Jumping Creek Campground sits at an elevation of 5800 feet along US Highway 89 in the Little Belt Mountains 22 miles north of White Sulphur Springs. The 10 campsites are along Sheep Creek, which offers opportunity for fishing for brook and rainbow trout. The campground has multiple slots which can accommodate long trailers, up to a maximum length of 45 feet. Jumping Creek Campground is usually open late May through October. Nearby historic logging roads provide motorized access to the Smoky Mountain area. To the east on US Highway 89 is the trailhead to a scenic ATV trail which climbs Mizpah Peak. Please see Little Belt Mountains Motor Vehicle Use Map for location and closure dates.

All campgrounds on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest are first-come, first-served. Reservations are not available. Camping is limited to 16 consecutive days in one location. A campground fee is required. Please pay at the self-serve campground fee station. Campsites cannot be reserved by simply paying for the site; camper must be present. A food storage order is in effect from March 1st to December 1st to prevent human-bear conflicts on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest. Store all unattended food and attractants properly. Please see Food Storage Order for specifics. Open and close dates can vary depending on snowfall conditions. Please call the local district office or check our website. Leashed dogs are welcome. Horses are not allowed in campgrounds. Motorized OHVs must stay on the campground road. The campgrounds include access to potable water during the warmer months, and all have at least one handicap accessible vault toilet. Each campsite has a fire ring and/or grill, and a picnic table. Even if water is unavailable, campground fees are still required.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: no water
Fees: $15 per night for single unit
Usage: Light
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: UNKNOWN Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Neihart, go about 17 miles south on US 89.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 15 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 10 of 15

RV Camping


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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