Best Camping near Lolo National Forest

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Best Camping Sites Near Lolo National Forest, MT (154)

    Camper-submitted photo from Missoula KOA Holiday
    Camper-submitted photo from Missoula KOA Holiday
    Camper-submitted photo from Missoula KOA Holiday
    Camper-submitted photo from Missoula KOA Holiday
    Camper-submitted photo from Missoula KOA Holiday
    Camper-submitted photo from Missoula KOA Holiday

    1.

    Missoula KOA Holiday

    41 Reviews
    70 Photos
    118 Saves
    Missoula, Montana

    Welcome to Missoula, Montana KOA. We are the perfect base camp for all that Western Montana has to offer! We are an oasis within the city of Missoula, surrounded by the beautiful Rocky Mountains. You will find the staff friendly and accommodating while enjoying the beautiful flowers and landscaping.

    We offer a heated pool and hot tubs, Pedal Kart rentals, an arcade, and min-golf. RV sites for all size RVs and we are big rig friendly. Camping Cabins and Deluxe Cabins are available at Missoula KOA. We also offer a variety of tent camping options for you to choose from. We are your base camp for everything Missoula has to offer.

    Located just off I-90 on Reserve St. (Exit 101), you are within easy access to everything that is Western Montana. Close to shopping, great restaurants, craft breweries and a myriad of sporting and cultural activities. Explore the Lewis & Clark Trail, Garnett Ghost Town, National Bison Range, and the Smoke Jumpers Museum to name just a few attractions. A great stopping point between Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks. Join us for great camping and an unforgettable experience!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $75 - $192 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA

    2.

    Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA

    13 Reviews
    36 Photos
    46 Saves
    Lolo National Forest, Montana

    Whitefish-Kalispell North KOA is a solid spot for anyone looking to camp near Whitefish, MT. This place has a bit of everything: from tent sites and RV hookups to cabins and even glamping options. It's a great choice for families, with plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained. Think mini golf, paddle boats, arcade games, and even donkey petting. Plus, there's a free breakfast to kickstart your day.

    The campground is clean and the staff is friendly, which is always a plus. Some visitors have mentioned that the sites can be a bit close together, but if you're not too picky about privacy, you'll be fine. The park is conveniently located between Whitefish and Kalispell, making it easy to explore both towns. Whitefish Lake is just a short drive away, perfect for a day of kayaking or swimming.

    For those heading to Glacier National Park, it's about a 40-minute drive, so not too bad if you're planning day trips. The campground also has practical amenities like showers, laundry facilities, and a market. If you're into nature but still want some modern comforts, this KOA strikes a good balance. Just don't expect total seclusion—this place is more about convenience and family fun.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Jim & Mary's RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Jim & Mary's RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Jim & Mary's RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Jim & Mary's RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Jim & Mary's RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Jim & Mary's RV Park

    3.

    Jim & Mary's RV Park

    20 Reviews
    24 Photos
    54 Saves
    Frenchtown, Montana

    Right off of I-90, Jim & Mary's is a spacious RV Park that offers 70 unique spaces perfect for your getaway. Our beautiful gardens, Made in Montana gift shop, and other amenities make us one of Montana's most enjoyable and comfortable RV Parks. We're less than a 10 minute drive to downtown Missoula, and have no shortage of things to do in the area. Visit us today and you may never want to leave!

    We offer full hook-ups at all of our RV sites while in season (April - September), meaning you'll have access to water, sewer, electric, and Wifi. We have both 30 & 50 AMP spaces available.

    Our restrooms and showers facilities, as well as our laundry room, far exceed industry standards for cleanliness and convenience. Our guests agree, year after year, that they are among the best they have seen in any RV Park.

    We are happy to have you and your pets stay with us! For the comfort of all of our guests, we simply ask that you abide by our pet policy, which can be found under our park rules & regulations. All pets must be on a leash when outside your RV. When they poop, please scoop.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Pine Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Pine Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Pine Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Pine Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Pine Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Big Pine Campground

    4.

    Big Pine Campground

    10 Reviews
    10 Photos
    111 Saves
    Alberton, Montana

    Welcome to Big Pine Campground, nestled near Alberton, MT. This spot is a hidden gem for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle. With its serene setting by the creek, it's a fantastic place to unwind and enjoy nature.

    The campground offers a handful of first-come, first-serve sites, some of which are right on the creek. Imagine waking up to the sound of flowing water and having your morning coffee with a view. It's a peaceful retreat, perfect for a quiet getaway. The area is known for its scenic beauty, with towering trees and a picturesque creek that adds to the charm.

    While the amenities are basic, they cover the essentials. You'll find picnic tables and fire rings at the sites, making it easy to set up camp and enjoy a meal outdoors. There's a pit toilet available, but don't expect any hookups or drinking water. It's a no-frills experience, but that's part of the appeal for many campers.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure. Just remember to keep them on a leash and clean up after them. Fires are allowed, so you can enjoy a cozy campfire under the stars.

    Visitors have praised the campground for its tranquility and natural beauty. Some have mentioned that it's a great spot for fishing, with the creek providing ample opportunities to cast a line. Others have highlighted the seclusion and peacefulness, making it a perfect spot to relax and recharge.

    If you're looking for a quiet, scenic spot to camp near Alberton, Big Pine Campground is definitely worth checking out. Just be prepared for a rustic experience and enjoy the simplicity of nature.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Recreation Area
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    Camper-submitted photo from Kreis Pond Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kreis Pond Campground

    6.

    Kreis Pond Campground

    6 Reviews
    2 Photos
    118 Saves
    Huson, Montana

    Close to the Ninemile Ranger Station and Grand Menard Picnic Area, this campground has several sites and offers mountain biking opportunities.

    Each campsite has a fire ring and picnic table.

    This campground in a lodgepole and ponderosa pine forest is located near the Ninemile Ranger Station and Grand Menard Picnic Area adding to the fun things to do when camping here. And if that isn't enough, there are mountain biking trails too!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Group

    $10 / night

  1. 7.

    Granite Peak RV Resort

    13 Reviews
    18 Photos
    36 Saves
    Frenchtown, Montana

    Formerly called Jellystone Park Missoula

    **To Book Please Visit **https://www.camplife.com/1338/reservation/step1

    Set up camp and kick back in the best of both worlds—nestled in the foothills of Lolo National Forest, yet conveniently located near major shopping, restaurants and attractions. Granite Peak RV Resort is 55-acre property complete with private hiking trails, mini golf, a heated pool, and full-service facilities to accommodate weary road warriors and avid explorers. Located at the hub of U.S. Highway 93 North and Interstate 90, Granite Peak RV Resort plants you at the center of everything, with easy access to outdoor adventure in every direction. Think rivers, lakes, wildlife, ghost towns, mountains, mines and more. After all, this is Montana. Speaking of adventures, Granite Peak is a quick 12 minutes from downtown Missoula, 10 minutes from fishing the world-renowned Clark Fork River, and less than 30 minutes from summer chairlift rides and huckleberry picking at Snowbowl Ski Area. The hardest part will be splitting your time between the amenity-stocked RV resort and surrounding attractions. It doesn’t matter if you’re staying for a night, a week, or the whole summer—Granite Peak RV Resort is committed to being an unforgettable destination for all.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $40 - $150 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from National Forest Recreation Area - Peninsula
    Camper-submitted photo from National Forest Recreation Area - Peninsula
    Camper-submitted photo from National Forest Recreation Area - Peninsula
    Camper-submitted photo from National Forest Recreation Area - Peninsula
    Camper-submitted photo from National Forest Recreation Area - Peninsula
    Camper-submitted photo from National Forest Recreation Area - Peninsula

    8.

    National Forest Recreation Area - Peninsula

    9 Reviews
    10 Photos
    233 Saves
    Paradise, Montana

    12 dispersed camping sites with fire rings along the Clark Fork River near fishing, rafting, and swimming opportunities. No water or trash receptacles are available - Pack it in/Pack it out.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    Camper-submitted photo from Sloway Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sloway Campground
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    Sloway Campground

    11 Reviews
    41 Photos
    59 Saves
    Superior, Montana

    This campground is a great place to rest after floating the Clark Fork River or just sit and enjoy the river go by. It has a large area for picnics, pull-through sites for recreational vehicles, horse camping facilities, and a carry-down boat launch - something for everyone! A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. Host on site. Carry-down boat launch, volleyball net, horseshoe pits, and sandbox are available.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $15 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area

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    Muchwater Dispersed Campground and Recreation Area

    7 Reviews
    8 Photos
    135 Saves
    Paradise, Montana

    15 dispersed campsites above the Clark Fork River with fire rings. Fishing, rafting, and swimming opportunities are nearby. No water or trash receptacles are available. Pack it in/Pack it out.

    • Dispersed
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Lolo National Forest?

According to TheDyrt.com, Lolo National Forest offers a wide range of camping options, with 154 campgrounds and RV parks near Lolo National Forest and 20 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Lolo National Forest?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Lolo National Forest is Missoula KOA Holiday with a 3.9-star rating from 41 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Lolo National Forest?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 20 free dispersed camping spots near Lolo National Forest.

What parks are near Lolo National Forest?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 14 parks near Lolo National Forest that allow camping, notably Flathead National Forest and Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests.