Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area

Area Status: Open

15 dispersed campsites above the Clark Fork River with fire rings. Fishing, rafting, and swimming opportunities are nearby. No water or trash receptacles are available. Pack it in/Pack it out.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year long, snow dependent.

No reservations are taken. The campground is first come, first served.
Reservations: No reservations.  First come, first serve.
Fees: No fees
Open Season: - Open year-round, not plowed.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Bear Safety and Food Storage Requirements Information
Closest Towns: St. Regis and Plains, Montana
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault Toilets (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District 406-826-3821

General Information


From I-90 take St. Regis Exit 33, travel approximately 16 miles northeast on Highway 135 and turn left and follow the road to the campsites. From Highway 200 turn southwest onto Highway 135 and travel 6 miles, passing Quinn’s Resort, and turn right into the Muchwater area following road signs.
Interactive Forest Visitor Map

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

15 dispersed campsites with fire rings.

Dispersed Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Boating - Non-Motorized


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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