Monture Creek Campground


Open, grassy areas and large ponderosa pine make this out-of-the-way campground a delight for people who like open spaces as well as trees. The campground is located along Monture Creek and adjacent to the Monture Creek Trailhead. Fishing opportunities available. 16 miles by trail to Bob Marshall and 11 miles to Scapegoat wildernesses. Public stock facilities available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No fees. First Come First Served.

No water available. Water system destroyed during August 2021 debris flow (mudslide).

Open during snow free season May to October.
Fees No fee
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Please see our Bear Safety and Food Storage Requirements Information page for important information about food storage to protect you and bears from unwanted encounters.
Closest Towns: Ovando, Montana
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center: Seeley Lake Ranger District, 406-677-2233

General Information

Directions: From the junction of Montana highways 83 and 20 (also known as ""Clearwater Junction"") travel east on highway 200 for 12.5 miles. Turn north on Monture Road #89 and drive 7.5 miles on a good gravel road.
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. 8 miles to groceries and gas. Patrolling volunteer campground hosts. Periodic law enforcement patrols.

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Horse Camping

This campground is adjacent to the Monture Creek Trailhead and has facilities for horse camping.
No. of Sites 1
Size Restrictions yes
Corrals yes
Loading Ramp yes
Hitching Rails yes
Watering Tank yes
Difficulty Level: Easy

Horse Riding

This campground is adjacent to the Monture Creek Trailhead. By trail, it is 16 miles by trail to the Bob Marshall Wilderness and 11 miles to the Scapegoat Wilderness. Public stock facilities are available in the area.
Size Restrictions yes
Corrals yes
Loading Ramp yes
Hitching Rails yes
Water Availability yes
Difficulty Level: Easy
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4100 feet