West Fork Madison Campground

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

West Fork is a small seven unit campground along the banks of the West Fork of the Madison River. The access road divides the campground with 2 sites north of the road and a 5 site loop on the south. Trailers are not permitted due to the tight, narrow turns and small camp spaces. 

There is a fire ring and picnic table in each campsite. There are bear-proof food storage lockers on each side of the campground. A water spigot and two outhouses are located in the loop. 

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is located along the West Fork River, near it's confluence with the Madison, in a grove of old growth spruce and Douglas Fir. The vegetation is dense and shaded.

Nearby Attractions

The west entrance to Yellowstone National Park is less than 40 miles away. 


Fishing is available in both the West Fork and Madison Rivers. The West Fork road provides access to OHV trails and scenic drives in the Gravelly Mountains. There are hiking trails in Lee Metcalf Wilderness.

Contact Information


Madison Ranger District 5 Forest Service Road Ennis MT 59729


Madison Ranger District 5 Forest Service Road Ennis MT 59729

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