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Cooke City Area Recreation – Camping



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Gallatin National Forest Campgrounds
Shoshone National Forest Campgrounds
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CAMPGROUNDS LOCATED ALONG HIGHWAY 212

BETWEEN THE MT/WY STATE LINE AND YELLOWSTONE NP

AND ON CHIEF JOSEPH HWY 296

 

 

CAMPGROUNDS # of Units Max. Trailer Length Dates Open (estimate - actual dates depend on snow conditions) Water

 

Site Fee*

(2011)

Extra Vehicle Fee** Directions

Shoshone NF

(307) 527-6921

 
On the Beartooth Pass
Beartooth Lake 21 32' July 1-Sept 15 Yes $15   On Hwy 212 on the Beartooth Pass
Island lake 20 32' July - Sept Yes $15  

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On Hwy 296 - Chief Joseph

             
Dead Indian 10   Year Round no $10   30 miles from Junction 212 and 296 E of Cooke City
Hunter Peak 10 32 June - Sept Yes $15   5 miles from Junction 212 and 296, E of Cooke City
Lake Creek 6 22 June - Sept No $10   1 mile from Junction 212 and 296 E of Cooke City
Crazy Creek 16 28' June - Sept No $10   11 miles east of Cooke city
Fox Creek 33 50' July - Sept Water & Electric $20         $25 w/elect.   7 miles east of Cooke City
             

Gallatin NF

(406) 848-7375

 
Chief Joseph   Hard Side Only 6 42' total vehicle length July 15 - Sept 30 Yes $9 $3 2 1/2 miles east of Cooke City
Colter             Hard Side Only 23 48' total vehicle length July 15 - Sept 30 Yes $9 $3 2 miles east of Cooke City
Soda Butte      Hard Side Only 16 48' total vehicle length July 1 - Sept 30 Yes $9 $3 1/4 mile east of Cooke City
             
All campgrounds are first come-first serve, no reservations accepted
* 1/2 price fees for America the beautiful Senior or Access Pass holders
** 1/2 discount not applicable for extra vehicle fee
Mileages are approx.
Other Camping sites around Cooke City in the Gallatin National Forest
There is Disbursed Camping up Lula Pass
You must be 100 ft from water
14 max day stay
Must have food storage (hang food)
Know about any burn restrictions
You may leave food in trunk or car but not outside vehicle
Water jugs may be left outside of vehicle
Gas jugs may be left outside of vehicle