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GREEK CREEK CAMPGROUND, MT

part ofGallatin National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: GREEK CREEK CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Mon Oct 20 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Greek Creek Campground is located in scenic Gallatin Canyon, in the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest. It is 30 miles south of the city of Bozeman, Montana.

The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, rafting, hiking and viewing local wildlife.

Natural Features:

The campground sits just off Highway 191 at an elevation of 5,600 feet. A beautiful forest of spruce, fir and cottonwood trees covers most of the campground.

A variety of wildlife makes its home in this scenic canyon. Visitors can often glimpse bald eagles, bighorn sheep, moose, elk, mountain goats, deer and coyote. Black and grizzly bears also live in the canyon.

Recreation:

Great opportunities for hiking, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing are available around the campground. Anglers cast for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout, whitefish and Arctic grayling on the Gallatin River. Rafting and kayaking are popular activities as well.

Many trails can be found in Gallatin Canyon. The Swan Creek Trail begins at nearby Swan Creek Campground. Golden Trout Lakes Trail begins near the Portal Creek Road, about six miles south of the campground.

Facilities:

The campground offers single-family campsites, many of which are accessible, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Roads within the campground are paved, while parking spurs are gravel.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Kayaking
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Rafting
  • River Access
  • Scenic Drive
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • A maximum of two vehicles are allowed per site; the first vehicle is included in the reservation fee and a $6.00 fee for each additional vehicle will be collected at the campground.
  • Firewood is available on-site for $5 a bundle.
  • Bears frequent the area; all food must be stored in approved containers and secured when campsite is unoccupied.
  • Sites may be available on a first-come, first-served basis during and outside the reservation season; call (877) 646-1012 for more information
  • Click here for more information on the Gallatin National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
45.38056, -111.18167
45°22'50"N, 111°10'54"W

From Bozeman, travel south on Highway 191 for 30 miles, to the campground. From West Yellowstone, travel north on Highway 191 for about 59 miles.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

GREEK CREEK CAMPGROUND
HWY 191 30 MI.SOUTH OF BOZEMAN
BOZEMAN  MT  59718

Phone Number:

Information:  (877)646-1012
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