Blacktail Mountain

Flathead National Forest

3 Reviews
National Forest Road 917 Kila, MT 59920 406-758-5208 Official Website

GPS: 48.0062, -114.3677

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Overview of Blacktail Mountain

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

Pad Type dirt

Elevation 6,266 ft / 1,909 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 8/15/2016
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/6/2015
5bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/15/2016
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SubaruVagabond
Subaru Outback
46 reviews
“Beautiful boondocking up on top of a mountain”

Reviewed 8/15/2016

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
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

SubaruVagabond would stay here again

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

“Outstanding view and very peaceful”

Reviewed 8/17/2015

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
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

WanderWasi would stay here again

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

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Kate at The Scenic Route
27' Airstream International FB 2014 Ram 2500
73 reviews
“Bit of a haul, but peace and solitude at the top”

Reviewed 8/6/2015

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: N/A
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

Kate at The Scenic Route would stay here again

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

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Amenities

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • OHV
  • recreation trail
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