Piney Campground And Boat Launch

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest

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. 17 campsites can be reserved in advance and 29 campsites are available as first-come, first-served. Reservable sites are in Loop A, and Loop B is first-come, first-served. 

This campground welcomes RV or tent camping and is boater-friendly with paved roads and a boat ramp nearby. The campground features drinking water pumps and vault toilets. The sites include picnic tables and fire rings.

Need to Know

Natural Features

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.

Nearby Attractions

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.

Contact Information

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 4062108199

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Hwy 1 take Georgetown Lake Road over dam. Follow signs; Piney will be 2 miles on your left.

Available Campsites

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