Delmoe Lake

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

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Delmoe Lake Road Butte, MT 59701 406-287-3223 406-683-3900

GPS: 45.987, -112.356

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Overview of Delmoe Lake

Number of Sites 25

Elevation 6,200 ft / 1,889 m

Max Length 32 ft

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Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/8/2016
14 reviews
“Amazing place- worth the drive”

Reviewed 8/10/2020

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 3
Overall Rating

We got off exit 233 expecting to park at the campendium site right by the exit but decided to keep going bc YOLO. So glad we did! It's forever getting here- 10 miles was an hour or more but once we got a view of the lake, we were hooked. Several sites are large enough for larger rigs but most are more suited for smaller rigs, smaller trailers or tents. We got a lot of looks pulling in in our 32 ft class A pulling a 4 door Jeep. Sites on the B loop are more accessible. If you're longer than 32, I wouldn't try the A loop- a couple sites on A might accommodate a larger rig but accessing those sites is definitely tighter. We paid for 2 nights but may stay longer. Lots of ORV trails- I imagine weekends here are insane. We arrived on a Monday night around 5 pm. All good. Quiet hours are 10 p to 6 a. We are able to roam on our Sprint phones with 1-2 bars and access data.

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suzy_suz_ would stay here again

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Jen and Mace Man Fancy Pants
Livingston, TX
27' Airstream Flying Cloud Twin
2012 Ford F-250
181 reviews
“ATV Heaven I imagine”

Reviewed 7/8/2016

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 9
Site Number: 23
Overall Rating

The road to Delmoe Lake is 10 miles from the highway exit and is narrow and gravel/dirt. There are short, narrow turnouts but still is fairly narrow if two trailers are passing one another. Even so, I did see large 5th wheel trailers making the trek and when I arrived, I just took my time as to passing other trailers and did not become an issue. The road is fairly good with only a few washboard areas. This is a popular area for ATV/dirt bikes as it appeared there were endless amount of trails for their use. The weekends were a bit noisy with the ATVs, but the week days you might feel that you are camping alone. The weekend nights were quiet though. There are two loops, A & B with a day use/boat ramp area in between. During my stay, it seemed that Loop B was busier loop. Loop B does have mostly bigger sites with several being pull-thrus. Loop A has two pull-thru sites and the remaining 8 or so sites are back-ins. Some of the back-in sites in Loop A are only suitable for tent camping. Loop B may have a better direct view of the lake but from my site #23, there was still a nice sliver view of the lake. As for cell service, I didn't get great service directly from my site, but if I walked over to site #24 (15 feet), I could pick up 2 bars of LTE. The cell service at my site may have been affected by the huge granite boulders surrounding my site. While kayaking on the lake, I observed the cell towers on the hill overlooking Loop B. I wasn't able to test the cell service on Loop B, but I would guess that you would get 2 bars Verizon LTE from there. In addition to the campground, there are numerous Boondocking areas, some of which will only fit a tent but with a few that could easily fit several rigs together. On that 10 miles stretch, cell service varied from 3G to 2 bars Verizon LTE. Due to budget shortfalls, there is no longer a campground host although there is trash service/vault toilets that are maintained.

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Verizon 4G/LTE

Jen and Mace Man Fancy Pants would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available


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