Blacktail Mountain

Flathead National Forest

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National Forest Road 917
Kila, MT 59920
406-758-5208
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GPS: 48.0062, -114.3677

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 3G
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
5bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
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SubaruVagabond

Subaru Outback
47 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

SubaruVagabond would stay here again

“Beautiful boondocking up on top of a mountain”

Reviewed Aug 15, 2016

Overall Rating

I actually stayed just a little further up the mountain than the GPS coordinates provided for this one. However, that will only work for smaller vehicles. I did stop by the lot provided and it seemed largely comparable for anything I have to note. Cell reception may have been less at the lot than what I was getting at my spot. The r... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
5bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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WanderWasi

30 Airstream International Serenity
2014 Ford F-250
43 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4

WanderWasi would stay here again

“Outstanding view and very peaceful”

Reviewed Aug 17, 2015

Overall Rating

Access is easy on a decent gravel road but it is 13 miles from the nearest town. We felt the distance was well worth it for the peace and quiet after spending the previous two weeks at the very busy campgrounds of Glacier National Park. The site was gravel and level for quick set up. Verizon data service was not consistent des... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon 3G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Kate at The Sceni...

27 Airstream International FB
2014 Ram 2500
73 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: N/A

Kate at The Scenic Route would stay here again

“Bit of a haul, but peace and solitude at the top”

Reviewed Aug 06, 2015

Overall Rating

Flathead National Forest has a liberal dispersed camping policy, but the spot of the forest in Swan Lake district west of Flathead Lake, has very few practical places to stay. The secondary roads are all closed for logging activity, the main road up to the mountain has a few small pull outs, but they would be dusty if OHV activity was... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Pets:
  • pets

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