Thain Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

4700-foot elevation, in the Highwoods Mountains. 12 campsites. Fishing for brook and rainbow trout in Briggs Creek and Thain Creek. Hike up to Windy Mountain and back on a 6-mile loop trail for a great view of the surrounding plains and faraway mountains. Other hikes are along Briggs Creek or on the Highwood nature trail.

Bears may frequent the area; keep all food out of sight in approved containers and remove all food from area after eating. Mandatory food storage is required.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water available
Fees $5/Night for single unit
Usage: Light-Medium
Water: No
Restroom: Two toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Call the Judith Ranger District at 406-566-2292 for campground information.

General Information

Directions: From Great Falls, go east on US 89 6 miles, east 13 miles on MT-228, 16 miles east on County Road 121, then 2 miles east on Forest Road 8840. The latter are dirt & gravel.

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No. of Sites20 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sites1 of 20


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