Lid Creek Campground lies on the Hungry Horse Reservoir, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, west of the Continental Divide and just south of the Canadian border. Spectacular views and ample opportunities for recreation surround the campground, keeping visitors coming back to the area again and again. Here, we have 22 rentable sites with 13 of them being reservable and 9 for our walk-up visitors. The stay limit is 16 consecutive nights.
The campground offers 23 campsites, several of which are first-come, fist-served sites for tent and RV camping. Each site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills.
Vault toilets are provided, but drinking water is not available at the campground. Though it is not a fill station, Drinking water can be found at the Lost Johnny Point Campground for your water jugs and is located about 5 miles north of Lid Creek.
Lid Creek will be opening for the 2021 Season on May 17th for our walk-up visitors. Reservations can be made 6 months prior to your arrival and can start arriving on May 21st.
Reservations will be held until check out time (11 am) the day following your arrival date. Please call 1-406-404-4164 if you know you will not be arriving on time or for same day arrival/cancellations.
CHECK OUT IS AT 11:00 A.M. Check in is at 2:00 p.m.
If a site is not available for reservation online, it is shown as a first-come, first-served (FF) or walk-in (W) site. These sites will be identified at the campground on maps and campsite post markers with a W.
Reserved sites will be held until check out time (11am) 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. Guests with individual site reservations who want to move to a different site other than the one they reserved will be charged for both sites with no refund.
You are allowed 2 passenger vehicles per site, the first vehicle is included in the site fee and an extra vehicle charge of $5.00/vehicle per night will be collected at the campground. Sites that are identified as double occupancy can accommodate an additional camping unit. In this situation, you will be charged for each camper.
There is now a 10 day stay limit on all Group sites, starting in 2022.
Drop Camping is illegal without a Forest Service permit. If you rent a camper it may not be delivered by the owner.
There is a food storage order in effect on the Flathead National Forest. Know how to store all attractants all the time. See your Campground Host for more information or visit:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/flathead Click here for more information on the Flathead National Forest
The campground is located along the Hungry Horse Reservoir within the Flathead National Forest in northwestern Montana. It is nestled in a mixed forest of conifers at an elevation of 3,600 feet. The area is popular for its plentiful huckleberry bushes.
Home to lynx, grizzly bear, and bull trout and with numerous lakes, streams, and rivers to enjoy, the forest is a premiere destination for visitors.
Lid Creek Campground is just 23 miles southwest of the West Glacier entrance into Glacier National Park.
Visitors to the area enjoy a variety of biking and hiking trails that begin near the campground and wind around the reservoir.
Boating, swimming and fishing are excellent pastimes on the 27,750-acre Hungry Horse Reservoir. Anglers can expect a catch of cutthroat trout and other varieties.
Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival will be "considered" for a refund, by the concessionaire, of Camping fees only and will automatically forfeit the first nights fee. Day of Arrival cancellations must be turned in by calling 1-877-444-6777, then followed up with a call to Cheryl at 406-752-PWAI (7924) or 406-404-4164 to get the information to the campground and to be considered for any refund.
WEST SIDE RESERVOIR ROAD #895 HUNGRY HORSE MT 59919
For campground inquiries, please call: 406-752-7924 FOR RESERVATIONS CALL: 1-877-444-6777
Lid Creek Campground is located 15 miles south of Hungry Horse, Montana, on the West Side Reservoir Road 895. To find the West Side Reservoir Road, turn off of Highway 2 just past milepost 144. Take the paved West Side Reservoir Road across the Hungry Horse Dam and continue for another 11 miles to the campground.
The West Side Reservoir Road is narrow with many switchbacks. Not suitable for larger RV's. Please use caution.