Lolo Creek Campground and Picnic Area


Welcome sign at Lolo Creek Campground

This campground is forested and adjacent to Lolo Creek. Lewis and Clark/ Nez Perce National Historic Trail is nearby.

Campsite #18 at Lolo Creek Campground Campsite #7 at Lolo Creek Campground

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are taken. The campground is first come, first served.
Fees $10.00 per night. Additional vehicle $4.00. Limit 2 vehicles per site. Fees charged from May through September.
Open Season: Opens Memorial Day - Closing date variable. Contact Missoula Ranger District
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Please view our Visitor Guidelines.
Closest Towns: Lolo, Montana
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Accessible vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Missoula Ranger District, 406-329-3814

General Information

Directions: From Lolo, Montana drive 15 miles west on U.S. Highway 12.
General Notes: A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. RV accessible (30-foot parking spurs) are available. There is an interpretive site at this location and the Lolo Pass Lewis and Clark/Nez Perce National Historic Trail are nearby. A commercial hot spring resort is within 10 miles and the Lolo Pass Visitor Center is 19 miles west. It is 15 miles east to groceries and gas from this location.

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Viewing Wildlife

This is a great place to look for migratory songbirds spring, summer, and fall. Dozens of colorful songbirds nest along Lolo Creek and can be seen from the bridge that leads to Lolo Creek Campground. There is a "Migratory Songbirds" interpretive sign on the bridge.
Speciesmigratory songbirds
Difficulty Level: Easy

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