Pete Creek Campground

Pete Creek Campground Sign

The Pete Creek Campground is located northwest of Troy on Yaak Hwy 508. The campground has 13 sites, including one host site, with tables and fire rings. Campground roads and parking spurs are gravel. Amentities include potable water, vault toilets and access to the Yaak River.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: The campground is managed from mid-May through mid-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: $12.00  daily fee per single site 50% discount with US Golden Age/Access or Interagency Senior/Access Passes
Open Season: May
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 14 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: Yaak, Montana Troy,  Montana
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Directions: From Troy, travel 9.5 miles west on Hwy 2 and turn right onto Yaak Hwy 508. Follow for 27 miles to the campground entrance. Laundry, ice, gas and store are located in Troy. Dump facilities and showers are located at Kootenai River Campground on the west side of Troy (fee charged).

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

River and Stream Fishing

The Yaak River is 53.4 miles long from its headwater to where it meets the Kootenai River.

Fish species include brook trout.

Visit the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks web page for fishing regualtions.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Popular with kayakers and canoeists in spring and early summer.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Related Links


  • Weed Free Forage
    It is a violation of rule (FS) and law (State of Montana) to utilize forage or mulch materials that contain the seeds of noxious weeds.


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