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  • Reviews (16)
  • Amenities

Overview of Nelson Reservoir Recreation Area

Number of Sites 9

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 2,230 ft / 679 m

Max Stay 7

Tent Camping Yes

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To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 406-759-5077

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Reviews of Nelson Reservoir Recreation Area 16 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Site Quality

Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 9 Users
Last reported 9/6/2023
AT&T 4G/5G
Confirmed by 6 Users
Last reported 6/14/2023
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 9/6/2023

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  • dry camping
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
  • pets


Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs

$45 + + + for using the hot spring

- Yo-Adrien

Cole Ponds Fishing Access Site

Nice stop, had a pond to ourselves

- Padre

Trafton City Park

Park Is A Great Location

- AJ

Edgewater Inn & RV Park

Halfway stop

- Katie

Vandalia Rest Area

Nice Rest Stop For A Night

- camper-805786

The Park

Dirty and unprotected

- GrandD_Adventures

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