Piney Campground is adjacent to Georgetown Lake and provides ideal access to fishing, boating and water skiing. It is located in the Pintler Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. Surrounded by mountains of outstanding beauty, the location is perfect for visitors who enjoy mountain and water sports or those who prefer relaxing and taking in the spectacular view.
The campground has 46 campsites in total. Loop A can be reserved in advance during the summer season. Loop B is first-come, first-served.
It is available for RV or tent camping and is boater-friendly with paved roads and a boat ramp nearby. The campground features drinking water and vault toilets. The sites include picnic tables and fire rings.
There are 46 campsites. 17 sites are reservable and 29 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.
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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The campground overlooks the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness. Georgetown Lake is a large mountain lake spanning close to 3,000 acres at an elevation of over 6,000 ft. Lodgepole pines enclose the lake and surrounding mountains, providing a home to abundant wildlife including moose, elk, white-tailed deer and even bighorn sheep. Water birds such as the graceful blue heron as well as hawks and other birds of prey also inhabit the lake area.
The towns of Anaconda and Philipsburg are nearby and the campground is adjacent to Georgetown Lake. Discovery Ski Area is close by with lift-access mountain biking.
Canoeing and boating are popular activities at the lake. Hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers will find no shortage of trails within a few miles of the campground.
Georgetown Lake is a prime destination for fishing and fly fishing with kokanee salmon, rainbow and brook trout being the most sought-after species. 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.
For campground inquiries, please call: 4062108199
From Hwy 1 take Georgetown Lake Road over dam. Follow signs; Piney will be 2 miles on your left.