Dispersed Riverside Campsite West of Glacier

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Description

This is a primitive spot tucked away in Flathead National Forest, boasting a spacious gravel clearing with an incredible view of the river. Glacier National Park's majestic mountains loom to the east. It's got all the fixings, including a stone fire ring that's perfect for those late-night marshmallow roasts. And let me tell you, it's as picturesque as it gets.

With easy access to the river, it's a prime launch point for kayaks and paddle boards. Plus, it's ideal for vehicle-based camping, so roll up with your van and make yourself comfortable for a few nights.

Now, let's talk amenities. You won't find any cell service out here, but hey, who needs it when you've got a killer view of the sky for satellite connectivity? And while this campsite might feel like the middle of nowhere, it's actually not far from Polebridge Mercantile and other must-see spots in Montana's backcountry. Just make sure you've got a stock four-wheel drive vehicle to handle the dirt roads—trust me, they can be a real bone-jarring experience.

You might encounter some tourist traffic nearby, and other campers, but don't worry, you'll still have plenty of privacy to enjoy that stunning scenery. Oh, and speaking of wildlife, keep your eyes peeled for grizzly bears—they're known to roam these parts.

All in all, this campsite is one for the books. If you're looking for a memorable adventure in the heart of Montana's wilderness, look no further. Trust me, you won't regret it.

Always tread lightly, leave no trace, respect the wishes of landowners, and leave campsites cleaner than you found them. Be the very best steward of our public spaces that you can possibly be so that they remain public.

Status – OPEN

We’ve been here in-person, but it might have been a while. To our knowledge, this spot is currently open and accessible, but that can easily change, so always have a back-up plan!

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