Hilltop Campground

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

Hilltop Campground is located on top of the hill mid-way between Cliff and Wade Lakes. It's about a 3/4 mile steep, winding drive from the Cliff Lake road. There are 18 sites which are all shaded and quiet, away from the crowds at the lakes.

There are picnic tables and fire rings in each campsite. There are four rustic outhouses and three fresh water spigots spread throughout the campground.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is located on top of a rolling hill in an old growth Douglas Fir forest.

Nearby Attractions

The Madison River, a world famous trout stream, is about seven miles from the campground. The west entrance to Yellowstone National Park is less than 40 miles.

Recreation

There are fishing, swimming and small craft boating opportunities at Cliif Lake, about 1,25 miles, and Wade Lake, about 1.75 miles away. There is a hiking trail from the campground to Wade Lake campground and it also accesses other routes on the trail system.      

Contact Information

Mailing

Madison Ranger District 5 Forest Service Road Ennis MT 59729

Physical

Madison Ranger District 5 Forest Service Road Ennis MT 59729

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