Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
Lodgepole Campground is a large facility situated along a scenic highway in the Pintler Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, the largest national forest in Montana. Across the street is Georgetown Lake, a popular destination for fishing, boating and water sports.
Please note, this campground IS NOT within Sequoia National Park.
This facility is one of the larger campgrounds in the lake area with 29 units available for tent and RV camping. 19 sites can be reserved in advance during the summer season and 10 sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The campground is conveniently located across the street from Georgetown Lake, though there is no direct lake access from the site but Red Bridge Boat Launch is walking distance away. If you camp at Lodgepole Campground there is no charge for using the boat launch/day use area.
There are 29 campsites. 19 sites are reservable and 10 sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please Note: Double occupancy will be charged for more than (1) camping unit in the site. Additional camping units are trailers, RVs, and other mobile sleeping quarters.
Extra vehicle charge $3 per day (first 2 vehicles are free). See host or self serve fee station - cash or check only at the campground.
Bears frequent the area. Food Storage Order rules are enforced. All food, beverages, trash and scented items must be properly stored when not attended. Bear-proof food lockers and trash receptacles are provided at the campground.
Learn more about bear safety and forest-wide Food Storage Order
Dogs allowed - must be on leash.
No dump station on site; closest facility is in Anaconda.
Reserved Sites will be held until check out time (11:00 AM) the day following your arrival date. Sites must be occupied by the checkout time of that following day to hold a reservation or the site will be forfeited and released to other guests.
Fire Restrictions: Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed.
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Georgetown Lake boasts more than 3,000 acres of cool mountain waters at an elevation of 6,000 feet. It is surrounded by the sometimes snow-covered Flint Creek Range to the north and the Pintlers to the south.
Lodgepole Campground derives its name from the long and slender Lodgepole pines, which surround the area.
The lake area is also home to abundant wildlife, including moose, elk, white-tailed deer and even bighorn sheep.
Postcard-perfect Georgetown Lake is a prime destination for fishing and fly fishing with kokanee salmon, rainbow and brook trout being the most sought-after species. Canoeing and boating are also popular activities. Hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers will find no shortage of trails within a few miles of the campground.
It is illegal to target Bull Trout, if caught they must be released immediately with minimal handling. Participants must have Montana licenses to hunt or fish.
Must cancel 4 days in advance
For campground inquiries, please call: 406-210-8199
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From Philipsburg travel 10.75 miles south on State Highway 1. The campground is directly across the highway from Georgetown Lake and Red Bridge Boat Launch.