Bureau of Land Management
Devil's Elbow Recreation Area is situated on the picturesque "Devil's Elbow" of Hauser Lake. Just a short drive from Helena, the area offers stunning views of the Big Belt and Elkhorn mountains. The area is overflowing with outdoor adventure opportunities. Whether you're into fishing,…
Additional Camping Units: $15 per day/night
Loop C: $50 per reservation for the Ramada/Pavilion plus $15 per night for each site. Max of 2 RVs or tents per site. Each RV/tent costs $15.
***** You must occupy your campsite every night that you have reserved. If you do not show up for 24 hours…
- Drive-InPark next to your site
- Boat-InSites accessible by watercraft.
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- ADA Access
- Picnic Table
- Firewood Available
- Phone Service
- Drinking Water
- Electric Hookups
- Water Hookups
- Big Rig Friendly
Right on the Missouri River, this campground is at a wide spot called Hauser Lake. No electricity or dump station but I knew that beforehand. The spaces are wide and long (tho variable) and well separated. The hiking paths are paved with frequent dog poo stations and trash cans. There is a small…
We love this campground. There are a small network of paved and unpaved trails with amazing views of the “lake”. There are places to swim and put a boat in. However, there are no electrical hookups, no potable water, and pit toilets. It is immaculately clean and did I mention the natural beauty…
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Camped mid week at this campground. There is highway noise during the day but very quiet at night. Boat launch was easy to use for me to launch my kayak. Nice paddling both directions from campground in the morning. Camp host was friendly.
Devil's Elbow Campground is located in Montana
Devil's Elbow Campground is located at 5965 York Road, Helena, Montana 59601. From Interstate 90 driving from Bozeman, exit at Exit: 274 US 287 Helena/Ennis; right turn to continue north on 287 and continue for 57 miles. Turn right onto Lake Helena Drive, then turn right in 450 feet to stay on Lake Helena Drive. Continue for 4 miles through the roundabout. Turn right onto York Road and drive 6.2 miles to Devil's Elbow Recreation Area. From Helena/Butte/Great Falls: Drive to (or exit from I-15 onto) Custer Avenue, head east on Custer Ave. Take left turn onto York Road. Continue on for 16 miles to Devil's Elbow Recreation Area; or take the Lincoln RD exit on I-15, Head East on Lincoln Road until it intersects with Lake Helena Dr (T-Intersection). Take a right (South) on Lake Helena Dr (this route contains portions of dirt and gravel roads) and continue until the road turns back into pavement, take a left (East) on Deal Lane and follow the road until it terminates at York Road. Take a left (North) on York Road and continue for about 2 miles to Devil's Elbow.