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East Rosebud Campground

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

East Rosebud Campground is nestled in the trees, not far from East Rosebud Lake. East Rosebud is considered one of the more scenic drainages in the Beartooths and the campground is a short distance from the East Rosebud Trail (#15), Spread Creek Trail (#13), and Phantom Creek Trail (#17). Jimmy Joe…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
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Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 20 ft.

Reviews

5 Reviews of East Rosebud Campground

Ratings Breakdown

  • 1
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  • 2
  • 2
Gabriela S.
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2021

Nature is now private!

Road is just terrible. If you want to break your RV and drive 10 miles per hour for 15 miles- go for it. Keep in mind that you are uphill and you don’t have access to the lake. Only 3 spots have “view”. It’s forbidden to swim, fish or do anything, but boat launching. Horrible flies that were…

Site14
Month of VisitAugust
D
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2020

Worth every minute

Brave the 10.5 mile dirt road and go here! It's a perfect campground in the best location. Every review is spot on... The towns people are very picky about where you can go on the lake...but the hiking is magnificent and the location can't be beat.

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W
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2019

Makes a good homebase

I have stayed here 3 times . Nice spot for a homebase , there’s  a few hikes to go on from right by the grounds. And if you forgot something there’s a small store just a short walk away. Or maybe a yummy huckleberry ice cream cone right after a long hike. The rosebud trailhead is the kickoff for…

  • Rosebud creek runs out of east rosebud lake
  • A view from the entrance to the campsites
  • Campsite 5 is the one we like to stay at
Site5
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

East Rosebud Campground is located in Montana

Directions

From Absarokee, MT, take State Rt. 78 south for 12.5 miles to East Rosebud Rd. (in Roscoe, Mt.). Turn right onto East Rosebud Rd. and go 14.5 miles to campground.

Coordinates

45.19944243 N
109.63426782 W

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About This Campground

East Rosebud Campground is nestled in the trees, not far from East Rosebud Lake. East Rosebud is considered one of the more scenic drainages in the Beartooths and the campground is a short distance from the East Rosebud Trail (#15), Spread Creek Trail (#13), and Phantom Creek Trail (#17). Jimmy Joe Campground and Sand Dunes Picnic Ground also located in the East Rosebud drainage. *Please be advised that much of the area directly around East Rosebud Lake is private property. Fishing or boat access to the lake is limited. Please call the district office for more information. * Camp sites: 14 * Host: No * Max Trailer Length : 20ft * Accessible Facilities: None * Trash Pickup: Bear resistant trash container centrally located on site during peak season only. * Firewood: No Reservations: There are no reservations for this campground. This campground does not use a reservation system; it is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. Be aware that the campground is very popular and may fill up on weekends & holidays during the summer months. You should arrive early to ensure there is a space available for the night. There is a 16 day stay limit. Some sites in campground have bear resistant food storage lockers. Individual camp sites vary in size, but the max trailer length is 20ft. This campground is maintained from approximately Memorial Day to Labor Day (call district office for exact season dates). During these dates there is a fee to stay in the campground (listed below). Outside of the peak summer dates (Memorial Day- Labor Day), the campground is ungated, free, and available for use (no services, not maintained, roads are not plowed). If you visit outside the peak fee season, please bring your own water, toilet paper (outhouse will remain open), and please pack out your trash. Directions from district office to East Rosebud Campground : Drive north on US Hwy 212 for 2.1 miles. Turn left (west) onto MT-78 and drive 19.7 miles. Turn left (south) onto Roscoe Rd. Drive 2.3 miles, cross the bridge and turn right (south) onto East Rosebud Rd. Drive 10.5 miles to the campground, on your left.

Connection Details

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  • 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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