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Crystal Lake Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Crystal Lake Campground located on Crystal Lake in the shadow of Mt. Harlow at an elevation of 5,700 feet. The camp is situated in a delightfully thick stand of spruce. The 28 campsites are large, secluded and widely spaced. The campground is attractive with several hiking trails and a picturesque…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

5 Reviews of Crystal Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Connie H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2021

Crystal Lake 2017

This would have been a 5 star review, but most of the trees that made this area magical have had to be cut down due to beetle infestation. Lake is gorgeous and crystal clear. Hiking trails to an overlook and the ice cave are marked.

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Month of VisitAugust
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2021

Beautiful and rustic

Crystal Lake is a beautiful area, very much worth the drive.  There is a lot of gravel and one lane roads going in with a few sketchy spots where you are looking straight down off the side.  Campground is not kept mowed as well as others we've been too, but really adds to the pristine natural…

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Month of VisitJuly
Shy-Anne W.
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2020

Beautiful

I love this place so much. This was my first time camping in Montana. It was breathtaking for me. The lake was so peaceful and clear. The trail around the lake is a nice walk to see all the different views around it. The meadows were full of wildflowers in the summer. The campground is a small…

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Location

Crystal Lake Campground is located in Montana

Directions

From Lewistown, MT, take US Rt. 87 north 8.7 miles to Forest Access sign (Crystal Lake Rd.). Turn left onto Crystal Lake Rd. (dirt) and go 5.3 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left and go 3.9 miles to Recreation Area sign. Turn left at sign, continuing on Crystal Lake Rd., and go 12.7 miles to campground.

Coordinates

46.79499565 N
109.51038828 W

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About This Campground

Crystal Lake Campground located on Crystal Lake in the shadow of Mt. Harlow at an elevation of 5,700 feet. The camp is situated in a delightfully thick stand of spruce. The 28 campsites are large, secluded and widely spaced. The campground is attractive with several hiking trails and a picturesque lake, well suited for canoeing. Bring a tube, raft or canoe. This is an excellent family campground not only because of the lake, but also the large network of trails.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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