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Overview of Russell Gates Memorial Fishing Access Site

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Number of Sites 11

Elevation 3,871 ft / 1,179 m

Max Stay 7

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Russell Gates Memorial Fishing Access Site

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 406-542-5561

Cajun asked on 4/25/2022

Are reservations accepted here?

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Reviews of Russell Gates Memorial Fishing Access Site 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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Last reported 6/29/2022
83 reviews
“Busy fishing access. Road noise is not bad.”

Reviewed 6/29/2022

Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 9
Overall Rating

We got here on a Monday, thinking to stay through July 4, also a Monday, which would have been 8 days. It's a seven day limit, though I don't think anyone was checking. A guy cleaned the vault toilets once a day. You have to drive through the very busy fishing access to get to the camping, so I'd say the upper campsites would get some ... more

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
T-Mobile 4G

KampKnupp would stay here again

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3 reviews
“Right on the river”

Reviewed 6/4/2021

Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

Camped right by the river with the sound of it running by drowning out any highway noise.

Clean site with picnic table and fire ring.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

DougD would stay here again

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BravoSix
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5 reviews
“Great spot along the Blackfoot River”

Reviewed 8/15/2020

Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 5
Overall Rating

This is is a great spot along the banks of the Blackfoot River. Despite being quite close to Highway 200, and even being able to see traffic pass by, there wasn't much highway noise. It seems like a popular spot for both camping and day use fishing. Even so, we arrived at 6 pm on Friday and found several spots still available. ... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

BravoSix would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • water access
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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