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Hellgate Campground

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Hellgate Campground is located 30 miles east of Helena, Montana, along Montana Highway 284. In July of 1805 the Lewis and Clark Expedition traveled through the Canyon Ferry area exploring and mapping the Missouri River. When Lewis visited the area he described it as a beautiful and…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


11 Reviews of Hellgate Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 4
Leah N.
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2022


The site we had was level and close to the water which was really nice. There were only 2 things that I wasn't a fan of - the fire ring was set in the corner of the site with 2 sides close against parking blocks so you couldn't put more than 3 chairs around the fire and there was a small but steep…

Month of VisitJune
Heidi B.
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2021

Great campground for lake and ATV riding!

We stayed here for 4 nights over 4th of July weekend. The camp hosts make rounds quite often, so rules are followed pretty closely. We took ATVs and rode them to a trailhead that starts just across the highway from the campsite. Beautiful trails and a lot of them! We had campsites #1-6 and even…

  • Beautiful trail just a few miles from the campground up Hellgate Gulch Road
  • Campsite #4. There was plenty of room for a large camper,  I only brought my tent.
Site#1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
Month of VisitAugust
K B.
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2021

Nice lake campground

All sites have close access to water. Nice RV sites and some good shade sites for tents.

Month of VisitAugust


Hellgate Campground is located in Montana


**From Helena, MT:** Head east along Co Rd 430/Canyon Ferry Rd from Helena, MT, continue for 38 miles to the Hellgate Campground and Group Use Shelter Area sign and turn right. Continue straight until you reach the campground. **From Townsend, MT:** Head north on Hwy 284 for 21 miles and turn left at the Hellgate Campground and Group Use Shelter Areasign. Continue straight until you reach the campground.


46.61568166 N
111.64842267 W

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