White Sand Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

59 miles southwest of Missoula, Montana, White Sand Campground is found between the Elk Summit Road and Lochsa River adjacent to White Sand Pond. The campground is underneath a stand of mixed conifers and shrubs. The campground consists of one loop with seven sites. A day use area located adjacent to the pond is popular for fishing and picnicking.

The Campground will accomodate 30-ft. RV's.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Garbage pickup available June to first week of September.
Reservations: Campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fees $14.00 - single unit, $2.00 per extra vehicle
Open Season: May 18, 2018 - October 30, 2018
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Lolo, MT
Water: Drinking water is provided by a hand pump between the day use area and the campground
Restroom: 1 vault toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Lochsa/Powell Ranger District, 208-942-3113

General Information

Directions:

White Sand Campground is located one mile down the Elk Summit Road #111 after turning off US Highway 12 at about milemarker 164. The turn-off for this well-maintained gravel road is located 59 miles southwest of Missoula, Montana. This junction is two miles east of the road to Powell Ranger Station. White Sand Campground is located between the Elk Summitt road and Lochsa River adjacent to White Sand Pond. 


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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Backpacking

The Lewis and Clark Trail is nearby. The route is good for those looking for a quick day hike or a longer backpacking trip.

Day Hiking

The Lewis and Clark Trail is nearby. The route is good for those looking for a quick day hike or a longer backpacking trip.


Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Scenic Driving

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.508111

  Longitude : 
-114.686167

  Elevation : 
3500 ̍