Gold Rush Campground

  

This site is forested and shady, and is located in a narrow canyon bottom along a stream. A hiking trail is available nearby.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Tentative closure 10/30/2020
Plains-Thompson Falls Ranger District 406-826-3821
Reservations: No reservations are taken. The campground is first come, first served.
Fees No fee required
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Please view our Visitor Guidelines.
Closest Towns: Thompson Falls, Montana
Water: No drinking water is available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District, 406-826-3821

General Information

Directions: From Thompson Falls, travel west on the Prospect Creek Road for 2 miles. Turn left (east) on the Cherry Creek Road. Turn right (south) on the Dry Creek Road #352 for 6 miles. Campground is on the right (west) side close to the 6-mile marker.
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • Click here to read current alerts and closures

  • Click here to learn about staying safe and following the rules of bear country.

  • Click here to find a map to take on your adventures.

  • Click here to find out more about obtaining permits or passes for certain activities on the forest.

  • Click here to find avalanche infornation

Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.52282

  Longitude : 
-115.31147

  Elevation : 
3500 feet

 



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