Group
RV Sites
Tent Sites
No Fires
No Pets
Water Unknown
About Riverside Campground (Mt)

Riverside Campground is located high in the Rocky Mountains, less than 30 miles from the Continental Divide, surrounded by towering mountain peaks. Visitors can expect a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, exploring and big game hunting.

Recreation

Boating is popular on the 27,750-acre reservoir, and a concrete boat ramp is accessible from within the campground. Swimming and fishing are also popular pastimes, and anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish, including cutthroat trout.

Facilities

The campground offers three overnight sites (2 double occupancy and 1 single occupancy) for tent and RV camping. Each is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Accessible vault toilets are provided. There is no water or garbage service at this facility. Water may be found 1 mile south at Murray Bay Campground. Though not a fill station, there are 2 hand pumps available for drinking water. Campground roads and parking spurs are gravel. An on-site host is available at nearby Murray Bay Campground to answer any questions about the facility and surrounding area.

Natural Features

The campground is situated along the massive Hungry Horse Reservoir, which was dammed to provide hydroelectric power and flood control to the area. It is the 10th highest dam in the United States and provides a stunning backdrop.

Nearby Attractions

Riverside Campground is approximately 31 miles southwest of the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park.

Charges & Cancellations

Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival will be considered for a refund of Camping fees only and will automatically forfeit the first nights fee. Day of Arrival refund requests must be turned in by calling 1-877-444-6777, then followed up with a call to Susan at 406-309-2018 or Cheryl at 406-404-4164 to get the information to the campground.

ADA Access: N

Fee Info
Althought you are allowed two motorized vehicles per site, the first vehicle is included in the site fee; the second vehicle is charged $5.00/day upon arrival at the campground.
Price
$14.00 - $28.00
Operator
USDA Forest Service
Access
Drive In
Features
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Not Reservable
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
No Water Hookups
Location
Riverside Campground (Mt) is located in Montana
Latitude
48.2725 N
Longitude
-113.8178 W
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Directions
From Martin City, Montana, turn off Highway 2 and continue on the main road through the town heading south. This road becomes the East Side Reservoir Road and is paved for the first 3 miles. Continue for about 20 miles to the campground.
1 Review of Riverside Campground (Mt)
First to Review
Can’t go wrong in Montana

This is a great simple site that in my experience was much less crowded than up near places like East Galcier and St. Mary’s. Easy access to a lot of good hikes as well as, Kalispel and Whitefish!