Dorr Skeels Campground

Kootenai National Forest

Dorr Skeels Campground is located 13 miles south of Troy on Hwy 56. The Dorr Skeels Campground has 8 overnight campsites, including one host site and 2 day use sites with tables and fire rings. Amenities include potable water, vault toilets, swimming area with beach and a fully developed boat ramp with dock. A security gate is closed at 10:00 pm and opened at 07:00 am daily by the camphost.

The campground has 8 overnight camp sites, including one host site and 2 day use sites, all with tables and fire rings. Most sites offer an average length of 30 feet. Vault toilets, garbage service and drinking water are available during the peak season. The campground campsites are not currently on the reservation system.  

Need to Know

Natural Features

At an elevation of 2,344 feet, the campground is nestled among mature pines at the north end of Bull Lake in the Bull Lake Area. The lake spans 1,162 acres. The lake is popular with recreationists as well as fisherman. Many species of fish can be found there including brook trout, bull trout, kokanee, small and large mouth bass, pike, suckers, whitefish and perch.

Nearby Attractions

The campground lies along the western edge of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness and is just north of an ancient cedar grove, Ross Creek Cedars.


The campground has a boat ramp with dock, a beach area and bouyed off swimming area. There are several day use sites available for guests.

Contact Information


Three Rivers Ranger District 12858 US Hwy 2 Troy MT 59935

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 406-295-4693

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Troy follow Hwy 2 east for 3 miles to the junction with Hwy 56. Turn and follow Hwy 56 for approximately 13 miles, turn right on Dorr Skeels road 1117 and follow to the campground. Laundry, gas, ice and store are located in Troy.

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