Seeley Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed

On the west shore of Seeley Lake, this campground offers fishing opportunities, a beach for swimming, waterskiing and a boat launch.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open May 27, 2022.

No reservations are taken. The campground is first come, first served.
Rentals & Guides: Boat, canoe and bike rentals available in the town of Seeley Lake 4 miles southeast.
Fees: $20 per night. $5 fee for each additional vehicle after two vehicles.
Open Season: Late May - Fall
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Food storage orders are in place. Please see our Bear Safety and Food Storage Information for important information about food storage to protect you and the bears from unwanted encounters.
Closest Towns: Seeley Lake, Montana
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Flush toilets
Information Center: Seeley Lake Ranger District, 406-677-2233

General Information

Directions: From the town of Seeley Lake, travel 4 miles northwest on Boy Scout Road.
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. On-site volunteer campground host. Daily law enforcement patrols. 4 miles to groceries, gas, and sport rentals.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

The campground is forested and is close to the shoreline and picnic area.
No. of Sites 29
No. of Accessible sites
Difficulty Level: Easy

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fish from the shore or by boat at Seeley Lake.
Fish Species brown trout, largemouth bass, mountain whitefish, northern pike, yellow perch, kokanee
Difficulty Level: Easy


Picnic near the lake! This picnic area has shade, picnic tables, fire rings, a view of the lake and is very relaxing. This is a great place to spend a hot summer day.
No. of Sites 9
No. of Accessible sites
Difficulty Level: Easy

Boating - Motorized

Seeley Lake is a local favorite for motor boating and jet skiing.
Launch Ramps yes
Trailer Parking yes
Difficulty Level: Easy

Boating - Non-Motorized

Non-motorized boating is a great way to view wildlife and appreciate the landscape in the area. Motorized boating is permitted on Seeley Lake, so most non-motorized boats find areas away from high traffic watercraft use. Early mornings are also a good time for non-motorized craft.
Type of Craft canoe, kayak, row boats


A great way to spend a hot day in or out of the water. This campground has two swimming beaches - one shaded and the other not.
Difficulty Level: Easy


Waterskiing is a popular sport here.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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4000 feet