Best Camping near Livingston, MT

Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Livingston, MT has a lot to offer. Livingston is filled with the activities, sights, and experiences to make everyone in your crew a happy camper. You're sure to find the perfect spot for your Montana camping adventure.

Best Camping Sites Near Livingston, MT (141)

    Camper-submitted photo from Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday
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    1.

    Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday

    18 Reviews
    56 Photos
    93 Saves
    Pray, Montana

    Take a deep breath and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA. Built in 1967, this KOA has a more relaxed pace and genuine Montana old charm. Our campground in Livingston, Montana, is on the Yellowstone River, near Gardiner, and offers a plethora of fun. Reserve a Deluxe Cabin or Deluxe Patio RV Site on the river, or pick one of the Mountain View Pull-Thrus. The campground offers fishing, hammocks, pavilion and has planned activities throughout the summer. Within minutes from the campground, guests also enjoy hiking, biking and horseback riding. Make sure to stop by Downtown Livingston and experience a true Montana Rodeo, fine dining, live music and museums.

    Ways to Stay at Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday

    Stay at Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday to experience camping near Yellowstone National Park North. Our KOA Campground offers many ways to stay, including:

    • Deluxe Cabins: Come and enjoy a breath of Livingston's fresh mountain air. Take your camping experience to the next level with a full bathroom and kitchenette in one of our Deluxe Cabins. Fill your days with adventure and enjoy a hot shower and a campfire in the evening.
    • Camping Cabins: All the joy of the great outdoors with the comfort of a roof over your head and a bed to sleep in. Take your camping experience to the next level as you upgrade from tent camping to a Camping Cabin
    • RV Sites: Enjoy an RV Site offering all the RV-friendly amenities you could wish for — including picnic tables and a personal fire pit for evening marshmallow roasting!
    • Tent Sites: No RV? No problem! Connect with nature by taking a break from the city. These gravel Tent Sites can accommodate small campers, vans or tent camping. They offer a gravel pad, fire pit, picnic table and front row seats to Livingston's beautiful nature. 

    Our KOA Campground is a pet-friendly campground in Livingston, and near Gardiner, Montana. Many of our campsites can accommodate your beloved pets so they do not miss out on the camping fun.

    Our Amenities and Recreation

    Whether you are traveling with friends or family, you will enjoy the amenities and activities Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday offers around the campground. Being right on the Yellowstone River and near the Yellowstone north entrance, you will have plenty of opportunities for fishing, bird watching and catching gorgeous views of the sunset. Our campground strives to help campers have the best time whenever they visit for a quick getaway or an extended vacation. Amenities we have available include:

    • Heated pool
    • Hammock Park
    • Wi-Fi
    • Kamp K9® dog park
    • Amphitheater
    • Pavilion
    • Bike rentals
    • Basketball court

    We also host multiple events throughout the camping season so you can participate in all kinds of fun activities without even leaving the campground. Join the ice cream socials to try locally made ice cream or participate in a scavenger hunt for a chance to win a prize. You can also spread out under the pavilion for Thursday movie nights or join in the kids' crafts every Saturday morning with the Discover Summer Activities for Explorers and Adventurers crew.

    Local Attractions

    Many attractions and tourist spots are near our Livingston campground. You can explore the local area and get off the campground for the day by checking out each location. From the Absaroka-Beartooth mountains to Downtown Livingston and Paradise Valley, you will have plenty of opportunities to discover new things. Some popular attractions you and your traveling companions can enjoy include:

    • Chico Hot Springs Resort & Spa: Relax in natural mineral hot spring pools when you take a trip to Chico Hot Springs Resort & Spa. You can swim, soak and play in the chemical-free pools while watching the sun rise or set. Both pools are outdoors, so you can enjoy the fresh mountain air while relaxing.
    • Montana Fly Fishing Guides: Do you love fishing? Try fly fishing with the Montana Fly Fishing Guides. You can fish with some of the best fly fishers and have them guide you along the blue ribbon trout streams.
    • Livingston Breweries: Ready to try the local beer in Livingston? There are many local breweries you can visit to find your new favorite. Get a single beer at each location or try a beer flight to sample multiple flavors.
    • 320 Guest Ranch: Take a horseback ride between the Yellowstone National Park and Big Sky at 320 Guest Ranch. You will follow experienced horse wranglers over trails through high mountain meadows or to the top of 10,000-foot peaks. Along the way, you could see deer, elk, coyotes, eagles, bears and more.

    Reserve Your Campsite at Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday

    You and your family can enjoy Yellowstone River camping while staying at Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday. Our campground makes the perfect base camp for your adventures, whether you plan on hiking through the mountains or relaxing in the hot springs. Get ready for your trip to Montana by booking your campsite at Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday today!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Bozeman Hot Springs Campground & RV

    31 Reviews
    70 Photos
    155 Saves
    Gallatin Gateway, Montana

    Bozeman Campground is located in a peaceful setting, just five minutes from golfing as well as fly-fishing on the Gallatin River. Plan a day trip to Virginia City or Lewis and Clark Caverns. Visit the Museum of the Rockies, which boasts the world's largest T. Rex skull. Take a day trip to Yellowstone National Park from this campground. Just 40 minutes south, you'll find fishing access inside Yellowstone, and 82 miles south is the west entrance to the park. Relax at the campground and let the kids take part in gold panning or let them unwind in the pool and splash park.

    Dump Station & showers for registered campground guests only

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $45 - $100 / night

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    Mallard's Rest - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

    13 Reviews
    34 Photos
    101 Saves
    Pray, Montana

    TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING SUMMER OF 2022

    Emergency Site Closure This fishing access site is closed due to public safety risks caused by extremely high water levels, endangered and failing infrastructure, flooded and impassible access roads. Closures will be strictly enforced.
    06/24/2022 - 
    
    Until further notice
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    Yellowstone Edge RV Park

    12 Reviews
    42 Photos
    96 Saves
    Pray, Montana

    Yellowstone Edge RV Park, nestled near Livingston, MT, is a gem for RV travelers looking to explore the beauty of the Yellowstone area. This campground offers a fantastic mix of amenities and natural beauty, making it a popular choice for many visitors.

    One of the standout features here is the cleanliness and upkeep of the facilities. Visitors often rave about the spotless restrooms, showers, and laundry areas. The staff is known for being friendly and helpful, ensuring a smooth and pleasant stay for everyone. The park's location is another big draw, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the Yellowstone River running right by some of the sites.

    For those who enjoy a bit of convenience, the park offers electric and sewer hookups, drinking water, and even a small market for any essentials you might need. Pets are welcome, and there's plenty of space for them to roam. If you're into fishing, you'll be pleased to know that the river provides some great opportunities to cast a line.

    The sites themselves are well-spaced, providing a bit of privacy, though not all have tree coverage, so keep that in mind if you prefer shade. Some visitors have mentioned the communal campfire, which is a great way to meet fellow campers and share stories under the stars.

    Overall, Yellowstone Edge RV Park is a fantastic spot to set up camp while you explore the wonders of Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area. Whether you're just passing through or planning an extended stay, this campground offers a comfortable and scenic base for your adventures.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Camper-submitted photo from Hood Creek Campground
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    Hood Creek Campground

    15 Reviews
    74 Photos
    294 Saves
    Gallatin Gateway, Montana

    Overview

    Hood Creek Campground is located next to scenic Hyalite Reservoir, on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest. It is 17 miles south of the city of Bozeman, Mont. The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking and climbing.

    Recreation

    Hyalite Reservoir offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing and fishing. Anglers fish for Yellowstone cutthroat, Arctic grayling and brook trout. Hyalite Creek offers fishing as well. Many hiking trails are found in Hyalite Canyon, including the popular Hyalite Peak Trail. This 7.5-mile one-way trail gains 3,450 feet in elevation as is climbs past numerous waterfalls to the beautiful Hyalite Lake and Hyalite Peak.

    Facilities

    Hyalite Reservoir offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing and fishing. Anglers fish for Yellowstone cutthroat, Arctic grayling and brook trout. Hyalite Creek offers fishing as well. Many hiking trails are found in Hyalite Canyon, including the popular Hyalite Peak Trail. This 7.5-mile one-way trail gains 3,450 feet in elevation as is climbs past numerous waterfalls to the beautiful Hyalite Lake and Hyalite Peak.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated on the banks of scenic Hyalite Reservoir, at an elevation of 6,700 feet. Some campsites lie in open meadows along the shoreline, while others are located among scattered pine and fir trees.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (623) 910-0170.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins

    $185 / night

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    Camper-submitted photo from Pine Creek Campground
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    Pine Creek Campground

    18 Reviews
    32 Photos
    146 Saves
    Pray, Montana

    Overview

    Pine Creek Campground is located approximately 13 miles south of Livingston, and a few miles east of the Yellowstone River and Highway 89, in Montana. Visitors enjoy the area for its hiking and fishing opportunities in a beautiful natural setting.

    Recreation

    Pine Creek offers anglers the opportunity to fish for whitefish, rainbow and brown trout. An accessible fishing dock is located within the campground. Creekside Trail is an accessible nature trail that meanders along Pine Creek for a half-mile in the campground. The Pine Creek Trailhead offers hiking and horseback riding. Pine Creek Trail climbs five miles up to Pine Creek Lake, a beautiful 32-acre alpine lake. A mile up the trail from the campground, hikers are awarded beautiful views of Pine Creek Falls.

    Facilities

    Pine Creek offers anglers the opportunity to fish for whitefish, rainbow and brown trout. An accessible fishing dock is located within the campground. Creekside Trail is an accessible nature trail that meanders along Pine Creek for a half-mile in the campground. The Pine Creek Trailhead offers hiking and horseback riding. Pine Creek Trail climbs five miles up to Pine Creek Lake, a beautiful 32-acre alpine lake. A mile up the trail from the campground, hikers are awarded beautiful views of Pine Creek Falls.

    Natural Features

    Pine Creek is situated in the foothills of the Absaroka Mountains in the heart of beautiful Paradise Valley. A forest of mature Douglas fir and spruce trees covers the campground.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (623) 910-0170.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $95 / night

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    Loch Leven

    9 Reviews
    32 Photos
    68 Saves
    Pray, Montana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
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    Livingston RV Park & Campground

    8 Reviews
    10 Photos
    13 Saves
    Livingston, Montana
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Bear Canyon Campground
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    Bear Canyon Campground

    12 Reviews
    33 Photos
    95 Saves
    Bozeman, Montana

    Welcome to Bear Canyon Campground, a cozy spot nestled near Bozeman, MT. This place is perfect if you're looking for a mix of convenience and natural beauty. The campground operates from May 1 to October 1, offering a range of accommodations including tent sites, RV spots, and cabins.

    One of the standout features here is the pool, which is a hit, especially during the warmer months. It's a great way to cool off and relax after a day of exploring. The showers and bathrooms are well-maintained, making your stay more comfortable. There's also a small market on-site for any essentials you might need.

    For those traveling with pets, you'll be pleased to know that Bear Canyon Campground is pet-friendly. Just keep in mind that the dog park isn't fenced, so you'll need to keep an eye on your furry friends. The campground is also big-rig friendly, with electric and water hookups available.

    The location is pretty convenient too. You're close to Bozeman, which means you can easily pop into town for supplies or a bite to eat. Plus, the sunsets here are something to behold, painting the sky with vibrant colors that make for a perfect end to your day.

    Some visitors have mentioned that the train noise can be a bit much, especially at night. If you're a light sleeper, you might want to bring some earplugs. But if you love the sound of trains, it could add a bit of charm to your stay.

    Overall, Bear Canyon Campground offers a blend of amenities and natural beauty, making it a solid choice for your next camping trip. Whether you're here for a quick overnight stay or a longer getaway, you'll find plenty to enjoy.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Spring Creek Campground & Trout Ranch
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    Spring Creek Campground & Trout Ranch

    18 Reviews
    36 Photos
    73 Saves
    Big Timber, Montana

    Welcome to Spring Creek Campground & Trout Ranch, nestled near Big Timber, Montana. This spot is a favorite for many, offering a blend of natural beauty and convenient amenities. Open from April 15 to October 15, it’s a great place to unwind and enjoy the outdoors.

    The campground sits along the picturesque Boulder River, providing a serene backdrop for your stay. Many visitors rave about the beautiful river views and the soothing sound of the water. If you're into fishing, you'll be pleased to know the ponds are state-stocked, but remember to bring your Montana fishing license.

    For those traveling with RVs, the campground is big rig friendly and offers electric hookups, including 30 and 50 AMP options. There are also water and sewer hookups available. If you prefer a more rustic experience, there are tent sites and even cabins, though some changes are being made to the cabin offerings.

    Amenities include clean restrooms and showers, a market for essentials, and a laundry facility. Pets are welcome, and there’s plenty of space to walk your dog. The campground also has free WiFi, though it might be a bit slow, so having a backup like Starlink could be handy.

    The staff here are known for their friendliness and helpfulness, making your stay even more enjoyable. The campground is conveniently located about five miles off I-90, making it an easy stopover if you're traveling through Montana. Plus, it's just an hour's drive to Bozeman if you need to stock up on supplies or explore the city.

    Whether you're here for a night or planning a longer stay, Spring Creek Campground & Trout Ranch offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of opportunities to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Livingston, MT?

According to TheDyrt.com, Livingston, MT offers a wide range of camping options, with 141 campgrounds and RV parks near Livingston, MT and 21 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Livingston, MT?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Livingston, MT is Livingston/Paradise Valley KOA Holiday with a 4.2-star rating from 18 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Livingston, MT?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 21 free dispersed camping spots near Livingston, MT.

What parks are near Livingston, MT?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 10 parks near Livingston, MT that allow camping, notably Gallatin National Forest and Custer Gallatin National Forest.