Montana National Forest Camping: Spire Rock Campground

Spire Rock Campground


Camping at Spire Rock Campground will inspire campers to return again. You’ll find picnic tables, convenient toilets and trash pickup. The forested surroundings are awe-inspiring and the fishing is great.

  • The campground is generally open by early May to late September.
  • This 20-site campground has three group sites.
  • Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance.
  • Sites may be available on a first come-first served basis outside and during the reservation season. Please call 406-522-2520 or 877-646-1012 for more details.

Overview
Spire Rock Campground is located on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest 26 miles south of Bozeman, Montana. The campground is adjacent to Storm Castle Creek, a tributary of the Gallatin River. Most campsites are along the creek surrounded by spruce and fir trees. Roads and campsite spurs are gravel.

Location
From Bozeman take U.S. Highway 191 south for 23 miles to the Storm Castle turnoff. Turn left and go 3 miles to the campground. The last 3 miles are gravel road.

From West Yellowstone, go 66 miles north on US Hwy 191, turn right on Storm Castle Road, turn right at T after the bridge and go 3 miles to the campground.

Reservations

  • Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance.
  • Reservations are taken from May 26 through September 11; sites may be available on a first come-first served basis outside and during the reservation season. Please call 406-522-2520 or 877-646-1012 for more details or Book Online.
  • Three-night minimum on holidays.

Specifics

  • Season or Open Dates - Depending on weather conditions the campground may be open from May 15th to September 15th.
  • Elevation – 5600 feet
  • Fee – Fee is $10 per day. Extra vehicle: $6.
  • Number and Type of Sites
    20 total sites
    Sites 1,2 and 12 are group sites
    Remaining sites are standard non-electrical
    Sites are suitable for RV’s.

Amenities

  • Handicapped Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Camp Host
  • Fire Rings
  • Picnic Tables
  • Trash Pickup
  • Stream
  • Must bring your own drinking water or treat water from the stream

Additional Information
Generators are allowed. There is no dump station. There are no showers or laundry facility. Bears frequent the area; please store all food appropriately.

Activities and Attractions

  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • RV Camping
  • Tent Camping

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