Coulter Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Coulter Campground offers 5 boat-in campsites on the east side of Upper Holter Lake and adjacent to the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness. Approximately 1 mile north is a large day-use area (Meriwether Picnic Site) with wilderness access and boat docks. A scenic river trail provides access between the campground and picnic site.  The campground, located within a scenic river canyon, provides excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Fish Your National Forests: Fish available include: Trout, Walleye; Types of fishing available include: Shore, Motorized boat, Spin, Bait; 

At a Glance

Fees Free
Usage: Light
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: 1 Vaulted Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Located on I-15 north from Helena to the Gates of the Mountains or Wolf Creek exits. Boat access only from the Gates of the Mountains Boat Club or the Holter Dam area.

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