Black Bear Campground

Bitterroot National Forest

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Hwy 38 Hamilton, MT 59840 406-821-3913 406-363-7100 Official Website

GPS: 46.1665, -113.9215

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Overview of Black Bear Campground

Open year-round, but access is dependent on weather conditions.

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101.

Number of Sites 6

Elevation 4,560 ft / 1,389 m

Max Stay 16

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Black Bear Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

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LivingtheDream
AZ
21'
Toyota Tundra
13 reviews
“Lovely little roadside stop”

Reviewed 7/18/2022

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

As noted in previous reviews this campground is very close to the road however the sound of the creek is all that we heard and it was lovely. We were just traveling through on our way home but have already saved this to our favorites for future trips. Apparently just a few miles up the road are some lovely waterfalls which we plan to... more

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LivingtheDream would stay here again

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2 reviews
“Place to rest”

Reviewed 5/5/2021

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 4
Overall Rating

Very nice spot to rest before heading home. Near the road but that was not the noise that bothered us. A group of young boys (seasonal workers) were living along the creek in a non-campsite They were loud at night with fireworks and such. A local couple from Hamilton reported them and they were evicted. They had been there for a looo... more

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pam would stay here again

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15 reviews
“Great free campground, beautiful creek.”

Reviewed 8/10/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Nice primitive campground of of Skalkaho Highway. Just off the road, so there was a little noise but not much traffic. Clean bathroom, nice distance between sites and you can hear the creek running right next to you. The sites were pretty lumpy.

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Hendiggy would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
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  • pets
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