Lake Inez Point 6 (Group Camp Site)

Lolo National Forest

Lake Inez Campground sits on the eastern shore of Lake Inez, a glacial-formed lake situated in a valley between the Swan and Mission Mountain ranges. Lake Inez is one of a half-dozen lakes within the valley known as the 'Chain of Lakes' through which the Clearwater River flows. The area is a popular for a variety of water-related recreation opportunities including motorized and non-motorized boating, fishing, paddling, swimming, and water skiing. 

The group site is the only campsite available for reservations at the campground. It is avaliable for reservation the Friday before Memorial Day to the Tuesday after Labor Day, when the campsite gate closes for the season. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Accessible vault toilets are provided, however drinking water and trash collection are not provided.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The small campground sits along the eastern shore of 314-acre Lake Inez. A dense conifer forest limits the visibility of the lake, but affords privacy between campsites. Plentiful shrubs and undergrowth give the 4,100-foot elevation campground beautiful colors during the fall.

Nearby Attractions

• Seeley Lake, Montana is the closest town and is about a 10-minute drive from the campground. A variety of services including gas, groceries, restaurants, boat rentals, guides and resorts can be found in town. Access to a variety of forests, sweeping views, mountain lakes, and rugged peaks can be discovered just a short drive up any of the nearby Forest Service roads.

• Just a day trip away, Glacier National Park is known for a variety of opportunities to explore alpine landscapes, active glaciers, and view unique wildlife. Contact the park for current conditions. 

• About an hour away, Missoula is one of Western Montana’s outdoor recreation hubs. Missoula is a full-service city with 2 hospitals, an international airport, and access to services, hotels, and outdoor activities

Recreation

• Lake Inez is a popular for boating, jet skiing and fishing; however, the available boat ramp is primitive and not paved. Non-motorized boating and swimming are also available and usually done away from high traffic watercraft use. Anglers can expect to see a variety of fish, from salmon to suckers, to pike, trout and perch.


• The campground is just a few miles north of the Clearwater Canoe Trail which offers excellent flat water for viewing wildlife such as blue herons and river otters. The water trail is popular with canoeists and kayakers as it stretches 3.5 miles, or a couple of hours, down the river. 

• The Morrell Falls National Recreation Trail on the East side of the valley offers an incredible day hike exploring recent burns, dense forests, and a large waterfall. 

Contact Information

Mailing

Seeley Lake Ranger District 3583 MT-HWY 83 N. Seeley Lake MT 59868

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 406-677-2233

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From the junction of Montana Highways 200 and 83 (locally referred to as Clearwater Junction), travel north on Highway 83 for approximately 15 miles to the town of Seeley Lake. Continue north on Highway 83 for about 9 miles. The campground entrance is on the west side of the highway. 

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