Avalanche Campground

Glacier National Park

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Avalanche Campground Rd. West Glacier, MT 59936 406-888-7800 Official Website

GPS: 48.6796, -113.8193

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Overview of Avalanche Campground

Sites are first-come, first-served. 50 sites can accommodate up to a 26-foot RV or truck and trailer combination.

Number of Sites 90

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 3,379 ft / 1,029 m

Max Length 26 ft

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To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 406-888-7800

camper-757342 asked on 8/5/2023

Can you dump on site?

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Reviews of Avalanche Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

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27 reviews
“No FCFS Since Covid-19 ”

Reviewed 8/31/2023

Overall Rating

Thank goodness I did my homework and didn’t go off off the reviews seeing that they were posted in 2019. You have to go on to recreation.gov to book it and good luck trying. Since Covid the parks that were FCFS are no longer.

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West Des Moines, IA
89 reviews
“Get here early!”

Reviewed 7/20/2019

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: B70
Overall Rating

We changed our minds the night before arriving about what part of the park to explore so we joined the mad dash before 8 am to find a FCFS campsite! It was stressful as people exited the entrance station and made a mad scramble. We were shut out of our first choice (Sprague Creek) and got one of the last available sites here. But the u... more

Site Quality

bbvanlife would stay here again

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Olympia, WA
28 reviews
“Great Basecamp for Exploring Glacier National Park! ”

Reviewed 6/23/2019

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: A16 & B72
Overall Rating

Avalanche Campground is our favorite Glacier National Park west side campground in the main area of the park. Avalanche is large with 87 sites but still fills up early. No reservations make for a little scramble and site stalking in the mornings - we arrived on a Friday morning in July at 8:30 am and found a site, #A16, but it filled... more

Site Quality

wealwaysWAnder would stay here again

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Olympia, WA
Lance 1055S
Chevrolet 3500
28 reviews
Camping at Avalanche Campground in Glacier National Park n Stanley Lake, Stanley Idaho - we always WAnder.......

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  • dry camping
  • restrooms: flush
  • water available
  • pets
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Sprague Creek Campground

Very Crowded Campground with Rude Neighbors, Road Noise, and a Polluted Lake

- A

Many Glacier Campground

Site not scenic, but area is AMAZING

- RoadSchoolLibrarian

Fish Creek Campground

Overall Good

- camper-866262

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Beautiful Campground And Great Location

- pcrawfordpt

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The Ranger Asked Us To Leave Because 20’ Trailer To Big

- Roy

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