Rocky Gorge Campground


The Rocky Gorge Campground is located approximately 26 miles southwest of Eureka off Hwy 37.  The campground has 60 campsites including one host site, with tables, fire rings and some with tent pads and able to accommodate up to 32' rv. Amenities include potable water, vault toilets, dock and a fully developed boat launch.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: The campground is managed from Memorial Day through Labor Day, 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 sleep unit
  • 50% discount with US Golden Age/Access or Interagency Senior/Access Passes
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 16 day stay limit on all National Forest System Lands. Pets are welcome but must be leashed. Lighting of fireworks is not allowed on National Forest System Lands.
Closest Towns: Eureka, Montana
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Directions: From Eureka follow Hwy 37 south for 24 miles to the entrance to the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Sand Play

Areas below the high water mark of the Koocanusa Reservoir are open to all motor vehicles including both highway legal and non Highway  legal vehicles with the exception of areas signed on the ground for resource protection.

Campground Camping

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Lake Koocanusa is a 90 mile long reservoir held back by the 422' tall Libby Dam. Lake Koocanusa was completed in 1972 as a joint project between the United States and Canada . Alice Beers, from Rexford, Montana, combined the first three letters from KOOtenai River, and the first three letters of CANada and USA.

Lake Koocanusa is home to a variety of fish species. Sport fish include rainbow trout, west slope cutthroat trout, rainblow trout, bull trout, brook trout, kokanee salmon (blueback), burbot (ling), whitefish, large scale sucker, long nose sucker, northern pike minnow, peamouth, redside shiner, yellow perch and Kamloops (a strain of rainbow trout). The lake has a maximum depth of 370 feet and an average depth of 127 feet.

The surface area of the lake is 28,723 acres and the shoreline is 127.96 miles long.

Visit Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks web site for fishing regulations.

Boating - Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.652069

  Longitude : 
-115.311772

  Elevation : 
2489 feet