Sheridan Campground is located seven miles south of Red Lodge, in southern Montana. It is just off the scenic Beartooth Highway. The area is a popular location for fishing, hiking and scenic driving.
This small campground offers single-family sites. Picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are provided, as are accessible vault toilets and drinking water.
Sites 5 through 8 are 30 feet in length or less; the turnaround is tight for trailers and RVs. Campsites 1 and 2 are level and suitable for those with limited mobility but do no fully meet accessibility standards, while site 9 supports established accessibility standards.
Entrance to campground is now open via the southside bridge.
Standard Single Family sites: Recreation Use Fee allows ONE camping unit ONLY. Double and Group sites: Refer to Specific Site # for capacity limits.
Extra Vehicles: Cannot be paid for in advance - upon arrival coordinate with the host for payment and where to park.
Opening and closing dates are weather permitting, please call 928-537-8888 for more information.
FIRST COME FIRST SERVE sites must be booked in person. DO NOT call to determine availability, as they are only available on-site.
Bears frequent the area; please obey all food storage rules and regulations. Check with your host for details.
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
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The campground sits in the shadow of the Beartooth Range, on the banks of Rock Creek. A forest of aspen and pine covers the area. A variety of wildlife, including grizzly bear, deer and elk, makes its home in the surrounding area.
The charming town of Red Lodge, Mont., offers a variety of dining and lodging options, galleries, shops and annual summer events. The Home of Champions Rodeo is held on the Fourth of July weekend, Beartooth Bike Rally and the Iron Horse Rodeo take place in mid-July, the Mountain Man Rendezvous occurs in late July, and the Festival of Nations is in early August.
The Beartooth Highway was deemed "the most beautiful drive in America," by the late Charles Kuralt. It snakes across the rugged Beartooth Mountains from Red Lodge to Cooke City. It is the highest elevation highway in the Northern Rockies. Along the way, visitors are treated to sweeping views and plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Yellowstone National Park's northeast entrance is 60 miles from the campground, via the Beartooth Highway. The park offers unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, as well as breathtaking scenery and unique geological features.
The Main Fork of Rock Creek offers rainbow trout fishing. Greenough Lake is eight miles away, and is a popular area for canoeing, kayaking and fishing.
The Beartooth Wilderness can be accessed via the Hellroaring and Lake Fork trailheads, both nearby. Beartrack and Corral Creek trailheads are not far from the campground as well. Visitors also enjoy mountain biking and hiking on the Parkside National Recreation Trail. Hellroaring Road is open to off-road vehicles.
Refunds: Refund requests made through www.recreation.gov will be charged a $10 processing fee. This cancellation processing fee is retained by the reservation service contractor along with the non-refundable reservation fee. All requests for the return of the non-refundable reservation fee and the cancellation processing fee will be declined by the campground concessionaire as they did not receive these fees (these are the fees retained by the reservation contractor, a different entity).
EAST SIDE ROAD RED LODGE MT 59068
For campground inquiries, please call: 406-587-9054
From U.S. Highway 212, turn off at Eastside Road and go 2 miles to the campground. The entrance is on the left.
Currently the SOUTH bridge is out. Please enter on the East side Road (North)