Moose Creek Group Site

Custer Gallatin National Forest

Moose Creek Group Site is located in the scenic Gallatin Canyon on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest of Montana. It is 32 miles south of Bozeman.

The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, rafting, hiking and viewing local wildlife.

Moose Creek is available for group picnicking or camping and can accommodate up to 90 people. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets. Drinking water and trash collection are not available at the campground.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The group site sits next to the Gallatin River and Moose Creek, just off Highway 191, at an elevation of 5,700 feet. The site is partly surrounded by pine and fir trees.

A variety of wildlife makes its home in this scenic canyon. Visitors can often glimpse bald eagles, bighorn sheep, moose, elk, mountain goats, deer and coyotes. Black and grizzly bears also live in the canyon.


Great opportunities for hiking, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing are available around the campground. Anglers cast for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout, whitefish and Arctic grayling on the Gallatin River. Rafting and kayaking are popular activities as well.

Many trails can be found in Gallatin Canyon. The Swan Creek Trail begins at nearby Swan Creek Campground. Golden Trout Lakes Trail begins about 15 minutes away up Portal Creek Road, three miles south of the campground.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (406)646-1012

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Bozeman, travel south on Highway 191 for 32 miles to the turnoff, a quarter-mile south of the main Moose Creek Flat Campground. Turn left onto a gravel road that leads 200 yards to the group site.

From West Yellowstone, take Highway 191 north for 57 miles. The group area is on the east side of the highway across from the campground.

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