Chisholm Campground

Custer Gallatin National Forest

Chisholm Campground is located next to scenic Hyalite Reservoir in the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest, 18 miles south of Bozeman, Montana.

The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking and climbing.

The campground has handicapped accessible toilets. It also has picnic tables, trash service, drinking water, and fire rings.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is situated in a forest of pine and fir trees, next to Hyalite Reservoir, at an elevation of 6,700 feet. The East Fork Hyalite Creek runs alongside the north side of the campground.


Hyalite Reservoir offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing and fishing opportunities. Anglers fish for Yellowstone cutthroat, Arctic grayling and brook trout. Hyalite Creek and the East Fork offer fishing as well.

Many hiking trails are found in Hyalite Canyon, including the popular Hyalite Peak Trail. This 7.5-mile one-way trail gains 3,450 feet in elevation as it climbs past numerous waterfalls, to beautiful Hyalite Lake and Peak.

Contact Information

Phone Number

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

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Main Street in Bozeman, take 19th Avenue south for 7 miles to the paved Hyalite Canyon Road. Turn left and continue south for 11 miles to the campground. The last mile of road is gravel.

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