Montana Camping, Nature July 25, 2019
7 Amazing Campgrounds In Montana Where You Can Spend The Night For 25 Bucks And Under
Camping is a classic Montana pastime – but between the supplies and site rental fees, sometimes you’ll end up spending as much as you would on a hotel room. Since the idea of camping is to enjoy nature without breaking the bank, we’ve rounded up a few fantastic campgrounds that rent for $25 or less per night. Enjoy!
1. Holland Lake Campground
Holland Lake Campground is located in Condon and part of Flathead National Forest. A standard non-electric site rents for just $18 per night, whether you reserve your site in summer or in the off-season. Call 406-309-2018 to make a reservation.
2. Rising Sun Campground
Glacier National Park's Rising Sun Campground is located just west of St. Mary and halfway along St. Mary Lake. Red Eagle Mountain makes a beautiful backdrop, and the camp makes a perfect home base for all the hiking trails nearby. Best of all, you can camp here for $20.
Address: 7510 N 250 East, Glacier National Park, MT, 46960
3. Swan Lake Campground
Located on the north end of the community of Swan Lake, the Swan Lake Campground is a great base camp for boaters and hikers. The nearby day use area has picnic sites, boat launches, and a swimming area, and you can reserve a single campsite for $18.
Address: 22998 Mt. Highway 83, Swan Lake, MT 59911
4. Camp Chicory in Paradise Valley
This private home sits on six beautiful acres, and for only $24, you and up to three guests can spend the night enjoying the sweeping views and charming farm animals. Bring your own tents ad supplies and prepare to relax.
Address: 3 Sedona Lane, Livingston, MT, 59047
5. Rabbit O'Brien Mountain Campsite #1
Located in Troy, this charming campsite sits nestled in a secluded area of the woods. While you'll have to bring your own tent, the site is set up with a deck, fire pit, shower, and restroom. The space rents for $25 a night on Airbnb
6. Tally Lake Campground
This clean, quiet campground is open from early May until the end of September. It's popular with locals and tourists visiting the Flathead National Forest, especially since it's located just west of Whitefish. A standard non-electric site costs $18.
7. Kintla Lake Campground
Although it's absolutely gorgeous, this Glacier National Park campground isn't for everyone. It's located 40 miles from the Canadian border, and it's extremely remote - no RVs allowed; however, if you enjoy total seclusion, you can sleep here for just $15!
Affordable camping is definitely the best kind, but if you’re looking for a spur of the moment experience, check out one of these campgrounds in Montana that
don’t require reservations.