Hood Creek Campground is located next to scenic Hyalite Reservoir, on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest. It is 17 miles south of the city of Bozeman, Mont. The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking and climbing.
The campground offers sites for both overnight camping and day-use picnicking. A GROUP AREA (SITE 28) for overnight camping is also available for reservation, and can accommodate up to 80 people.
Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection. A boat ramp is located on-site. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel. Firewood is available for $6.00 per bundle.
Road construction on Hyalite Canyon Road during 2021 season may cause slowdowns, traffic delays & noise heard within the campground. Please consider these conditions when planning your trip. Also, the campground will be closed 8/19/21 thru 8/27/21 due to campground road being paved.
Please remember, the first 2 vehicles are included in the reservation fee and a $8.00/night fee for additional vehicles will be collected at the campground.
Sites may be available on a first-come, first-served basis during and outside the reservation season; call (406) 646-1012 for more information.
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Reserved campsites will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival.
Bears frequent the area, all food must be stored in approved containers and secured when campsite is uoccupied.
The campground is situated on the banks of scenic Hyalite Reservoir, at an elevation of 6,700 feet. Some campsites lie in open meadows along the shoreline, while others are located among scattered pine and fir trees.
Hyalite Reservoir offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing and fishing. Anglers fish for Yellowstone cutthroat, Arctic grayling and brook trout. Hyalite Creek offers 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 is climbs past numerous waterfalls to the beautiful Hyalite Lake and Hyalite Peak.
P.O. BOX 1015 WEST YELLOWSTONE MONTANA 59758
For campground inquiries, please call: (406)646-1012
From Main Street in Bozeman, travel south on 19th Avenue for 7 miles, to the paved Hyalite Canyon Road. Turn left and continue 10 miles to the campground.