Wendover Campground

Area Status: Open
Wendover Campground

Wendover Campground is situated on stretch of land along the Wild and Scenic Lochsa River off the Northwest Passage Scenic Byway and All American Road (US Highway 12) at mile post 158.2. With 27 campsites all positioned within a mature, moss covered pine forest and centered around a small stream, this campground offers a serene spot for camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking, nature viewing and most importantly, relaxing.  Hosts are provided when campground is open.


The Campground will accomodate RV's up to 40-ft.

At a Glance

Reservations: Campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fees: $14.00 per day, $2 per extra vehicle; Senior Pass accepted
Open Season: May 22, 2024 - October 1, 2024
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Lolo, MT
Water: Drinking water is provided by two centrally located hand pumps.
Restroom: 4 vault toilets
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Lochsa-Powell Ranger District, 208 926-4274, Lolo Pass Visitor Center 208-942-3113

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


RV Camping

27 tent / RV camping sites. Each site has paved driveways, a picnic table and a fire ring.
Campground host in season.

River and Stream Fishing

The Lochsa River is known for its steelhead, salmon and trout fishing. Catch and release only.  The best time to break out the poles are in mid-August through September.


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

Viewing Wildlife

All sorts of wildlife inhabit the vicinity, such as deer, elk, moose, bear and an abundance of feathered friends. Please be cautious with your food and garbage to avoid bear problems.

Interpretive Areas

Interpretive kiosks are located near the campground.


Scenic Driving

Enjoy views of the Wild and Scenic Lochsa River while driving down the Northwest Passage Scenic Byway and All American Road (US Highway 12).

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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