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Upper Toston Dam Campground and Boat Launch

3 Reviews

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About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

This area contains two water-oriented recreation sites. Upper Toston Dam campground is located just above Toston Dam on the Missouri River Reservoir, and Lower Toston Dam campground is just below the dam on the free-flowing river. This reach of the river is a popular fishery for rainbow and brown…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

3 Reviews of Upper Toston Dam Campground and Boat Launch

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2021

A little flat but pretty nonetheless

I took my dogs here midwinter. It was cold (obviously) but very pretty next to the water. The mountains reflected the sunlight perfectly and it all was surreal at times. Nice for a little getaway. Don't expect quiet, that river is raging!

Month of VisitNovember
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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2019

Gravel road to get to and noisy

First of all you have to get on a 10 mile dirt road to get to the campground. The road is not too bad for a truck or SUV. May be a little challenging for normal passenger cars but doable.

Both campgrounds are nice and close to the waters edge. However a noisy and busy train track for freight…

Month of VisitAugust
Dexter I.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2019

Ranger review of Upper Toston Dam Campground and Liquid I.V. Review

Upper Toston Dam Campground and Boat launch is one of two campground in the BLM Toston Dam Recreation Area. The Lower Toston Damp Campground is located a half mile below Toston Dam. The Upper Toston Dam Campground features four cover camp picnic table sites with metal fire rings. All four of the…

  • first two covered sites
  • Lewis and Clark history sign
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Month of VisitMay

Location

Upper Toston Dam Campground and Boat Launch is located in Montana

Directions

Approximately 13 miles south of Townsend, and one mile south of Toston, turn east from Highway 287 and follow the signs to Toston Dam.

Coordinates

46.12170748 N
111.40913318 W

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About This Campground

This area contains two water-oriented recreation sites. Upper Toston Dam campground is located just above Toston Dam on the Missouri River Reservoir, and Lower Toston Dam campground is just below the dam on the free-flowing river. This reach of the river is a popular fishery for rainbow and brown trout. Wildlife frequent the area, and waterfowl, eagles, hawks, cormorants, and pelicans are common sites. Motorboats can be used above the dam on the small reservoir. Lewis and Clark named the canyon below the dam the Gates of the Mountains.

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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