Red Shale Campground

Custer National Forest

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U.S. 212
Ashland, MT 59003
406-784-2344
406-657-6200
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GPS: 45.5688, -106.1463

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 14
Open Seasonally: April-Nov.
Elevation: 3176 ft
Max Stay: 10
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.

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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G
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J. I. M.
Pensacola, FL
36 Grand Design Momentum Toy Hauler
2014 Ram 3500 DRW 4X4
8 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 5

J. I. M. would stay here again

“Well maintained Forestry for peace and quiet.”

Reviewed Sep 13, 2017

Overall Rating

We really needed to get caught up on some housekeeping and needed good internet, quiet and clean. This was a great spot to enjoy the view, go for a walk, take pictures of wildlife, lots of birds, coyote calls off in the distance in the evenings. Beautiful breeze and temps in mid-September here but fire ban due to extreme risk of wildf... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G
0bars
T-Mobile 4G

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5 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Furthest from road

Moosegooser would stay here again

“Private and quiet, despite nearby highway”

Reviewed Jul 08, 2017

Overall Rating

This is a free National Forest campground just north of the highway. We stayed here on a June weekend, expecting to find lots of competition for a spot, but only 2 other parties spent the night. It's near the highway, and truck noise could be an issue, but we went to one of the farthest (northern) sites, and found highway noise not a p... more

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Location
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0bars
Verizon 4G
0bars
Verizon 3G
0bars
Verizon Extended

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Currently Wandering

27 Airstream International
2006 Dodge Ram 1500
108 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Currently Wandering would stay here again

“Clean, Quiet, & Peaceful!”

Reviewed Jun 06, 2015

Overall Rating

We did an overnight stop here between Billings & Devil's Tower and would have stayed a few extra nights if we had the time. Super peaceful, beautiful and out of the way. Perfect for relaxing.

Verizon 4G was zippy and we had a great evening!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
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3bars
Verizon 4G

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........Rolling in a RV - Wheelchair Traveling......: Red Shale Campground

   This is a small , free forest campground , right off of US 212. The sites all have tables , fire rings and fairly level parking pads. Some are long enough for larger RVs.  Most of the campsites...

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

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