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Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park

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National Park Service

Glacier National Park

The Cut Bank Campground is located on the east side of Glacier National Park and provides a sense of peace and quiet that may not be found in larger campgrounds within the park. The campground is accessed by a 5 mile dirt road off of highway 89. The campground is located among trees, providing shade and privacy for tent campers. RVs are not recommended due to the nature of the road and campground layout. Trailheads are near the campground for day hiking use or extended trips in the backcountry.

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Location

Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park is located in Montana

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Directions

The Cut Bank campground is located on the east side of Glacier National Park and provides a sense of peace and quiet that may not be found in larger campgrounds within the park. The campground is accessed by a 5 mile dirt road off of highway 89.

Coordinates

48.605992 N
113.37695 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites

Features

For Campers

  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets

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5 Reviews

Caroline H.
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2022

Nice

It's a nice place, I got pleasure

Month of VisitMay
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Reviewed Feb. 28, 2019

Remote and quiet

Not that many people know of this campground, which can be very good if that is what you see. Off the road, 6 miles drive in on dirt road that suddenly ends. Small campground, close sites to each other and water access not as easy as other glacier sites. You look out a long flat meadow toward the triple divide area of the park and it is a 4 mile hike to the trail heads to go north, triple divide and red eagle lake or south to morning star lake and pitamahkin pass. No service close by, no motor homes either! So, for daily hiking you are an 8-mile round trip just to get to access the good stuff, flat and easy but it does add the miles each day.

Month of VisitSeptember
Jeff B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2017

Spectacular Views

Stayed the full alloted time (I think 7 days) and it was part of the best experience possible in Glacier.

This is pretty far off the beaten path and away from the weekend warrior campers and tourists.

Quiet campground with spectacular views.

Fresh running water in the creek to filter water for all your water needs.

  • Review photo of Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park by Jeff B., April 3, 2017
  • Review photo of Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park by Jeff B., April 3, 2017
  • Review photo of Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park by Jeff B., April 3, 2017
S
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2016

Off the beaten path

If you need a nice quiet car-campery campground at Glacier NP that is secluded, you can't go wrong with Cut Bank. It's a short drive away from the popular Going-to-the-Sun-Road allowing escape from busy roads and fellow tourists. The Cut Bank Creek drainage is also a fantastic place to embark on some great hiking and it provides some of the best of Montana's Rocky Mountain Front scenery and wildlife viewing. Grizzly bears are dense in this drainage and seeing a track on the trail in the morning gives you that feeling of true wildness we all yearn for. Don't overlook this often overlooked gem in Glacier NP.

Lindsay B.
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2015

Best entrance to Glacier National Park

This is a dirt entrance to Glacier National Park. The campground is small (14 sites) and only provide a vault toilet. Here is the Glacier that is a little bit wild, a little bit remote and everything I ever wanted from the Park. After years of the Going-to-the-Sun I finally found the Cut Bank entrance and it's perfect to me. Not for RVs.

  • Review photo of Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park by Lindsay B., June 10, 2015
  • Review photo of Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park by Lindsay B., June 10, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Cut Bank Campground — Glacier National Park?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is unknown, AT&T is fair, and T-Mobile is available.