Lost Johnny Campground

Flathead National Forest

Lost Johnny Campground is located on the Hungry Horse Reservoir, high in the Rocky Mountains, west of the Continental Divide and just south of the Canadian border. Spectacular views and ample opportunities for recreation surround the campground. Lost Johnny Campground has five sites, all of which are reservable. The stay limit is 16 consecutive days.

The campground offers 5 overnight sites for tent and RV camping. Each is equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. The campground a vault toilet and bear resitant food containers for campers use. Drinking water is not available, so please bring the water you will need for your stay. An on-site host is located nearby at the Lost Johnny Point campground and is available to answer any questions about the campground and surrounding area.  

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is situated along the massive Hungry Horse Reservoir, which was dammed to provide hydroelectric power and flood control to the area. It is the 10th highest dam in the United States and provides a stunning backdrop. Home to lynx, grizzly bear and bull trout, the forest is a premiere destination for visitors.

Nearby Attractions

Lost Johnny Campground is approximately 18 miles southwest of the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park.


Swimming and fishing are popular pastimes, and anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish, including cutthroat trout. Boating is also popular on the 27,750-acre reservoir. A concrete boat ramp is accessible from the Doris Point Boat Launch located to the northwest, or at Lost Johnny Point campground which is located to the northeast.  

Changes & Cancellations

Cancellations made within the 4 Day Reservation Window will be "considered" for a refund, by the concessionaire, of Camping fees only and will automatically forfeit the first nights fee. Day of Arrival cancellations must be turned in by calling Cheryl at 406-752-PWAI (7924) or 406-404-4164 to get the information to the campground Host. All Considerations will be made after your original reservation dates have passed.   

*No shows have no chance of a refund. 

Contact Information


10 Hungry Horse Drive Hungry Horse MT 59919

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 406-387-3800

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Turn off U.S. Highway 2 at milepost 144 and follow the West Side Hungry Horse Reservoir (Forest Road #895) across the Hungry Horse Dam. The campground is 6.5 miles south of the Dam. The road is paved to the site.

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