Bad Medicine Campground


Bad Medicine Campground Sign

The Bad Medicine Campground is located 25 miles south of Troy on Hwy 56, at the south end of Bull Lake.The campground has 18 sites including one host site, with tables and fire rings, most offering an average length of 32'. Campground roads and campsite parking spurs are paved. Amenities include potable water, vault toilets and a fully developed boat ramp with dock. There are 6 picnic sites with tables and fire rings near the boat ramp for day use only. A security gate is closed at 10:00 pm and opened at 07:00 am daily be the camphost.

Access road to the campground View of a boat fishing View of the water Cabinet Mtns over the lake View of the lake

At a Glance

Operational Hours: The campground is managed from May through September, but is available all year to visitors. Access is dependent upon weather conditions.
Reservations: All sites are on a first come-first serve basis
Fees $16.00 daily fee per single site 50% discount with US Golden Age/Access or Interagency Senior/Access Passes
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: Summer
  • Fireworks are not allowed on National Forest System Lands.
  • 16 day stay limit on National Forest System Lands.
  • Pets are welcome but must be leashed.
Closest Towns: Troy, Montana
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Directions: From Troy follow Hwy 2 east for 3 miles to the junction with Hwy 56. Turn and follow for 21 miles to the south end of Bull Lake and Ross Creek Cedars road 398. Follow 398 for approximately 2 miles to the campground. Laundry, gas, ice and store are located in Troy

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