Lolo Creek Campground and Picnic Area
Area Status: Closed
This campground is forested and adjacent to Lolo Creek. The Lewis and Clark and Nez Perce National Historic Trail is nearby.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Opens May 13, 2022. Closes September 19, 2022.
First come, first served. No reservations taken.
|Reservations:||No reservations are taken. The campground is first come, first served.|
|Fees:||$15 per night. $5 fee for each additional vehicle after two vehicles.|
|Open Season:||Memorial Day - September|
|Restrictions:||Bear Safety and Food Storage Requirements Information|
|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 InformationDirections: 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.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Campground CampingThe campground is forested and adjacent to Lolo Creek. Roads are paved.
|No. of Sites||17|
Viewing WildlifeThis 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.
Interpretive AreasInterpretive sign, "Nature Depends on Your Point of View" is available at this site.
PicnickingPicnic area is adjacent to Lolo Creek. Roads are paved.
|No. of Sites||6|
|No. of Accessible sites||6|