Bull Lake Area


Recreational opportunities abound in the Bull Lake area from camping and boating on Bull Lake to Wilderness hikes in the Cabinet Mountains.  There are several fully developed campgrounds with full service and campground hosts.  The beautiful Ross Creek Cedars area with interpretive trail and picnicking is a popular destination.  There are hiking and horseback trails, dispersed camping and lots of opportunities for a variety of activities.  The scenery is spectacular along the Bull River Road and the area is home to bears, deer, elk, small mammals and birds.  Recreation is year round in the area with snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing in the winter.  The landscape in the area is very diverse from low elevation timber and lakes to the outstanding peaks in the Cabinet Mountains and Scotchman Peak area. 

Recreation Map

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Beaches & Dunes

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

In the Bull Lake area most campgrounds are open from May through September 30 (weather permitting). The elevation of the campgrounds and other sites range between 1800-2800 feet. Typical campsite facilities common to all sites include, picnic table, grill and/or fire ring, tent pad and pathways. Most campgrounds have universally accessible facilities. Generally, campsite parking spurs were designed to accommodate a variety of recreation vehicles. Most spurs are back-in sites; lengths range between 22-50 feet and spur widths range between 12-24 feet.

Status: Open

Areas for Campground Camping at Bull Lake Area


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Horse Riding & Camping

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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