Camp Creek Recreation Area, located in the scenic Little Rockies, consists of Camp Creek Campground, Horse Corral Campground, and Buffington Day Use Area. A system of trails leads from the main campground, making this a popular destination for hikers, birders and OHV enthusiasts. Several small bass and trout fisheries are located within 30-minutes drives. The nearby town of Zortman offers a store, restaurant, fuel, and gold panning opportunities. This is a Watchable Wildlife area as well as a featured stop on Montana’s Northeastern Plains Birding Trail. Highlighted species include Clark’s nutcracker, red crossbill and red-naped sapsucker.
Activities: Camping, picnicking, hiking, OHV trails, horseshoes, volleyball, birding, photography, wildlife viewing
Facilities/Services: 20 camping units, restrooms, drinking water, picnic shelters, tables and fire-rings, garbage collection.
Location/Access: From U.S. Highway 191 take the 7-mile Road (7 miles) or Bear Gulch Road (7 miles) to the campground entrance. Signs mark both turns off of Hwy 191.
Lat/Long: 47°55’23” -108°30’20”
Fees: No charge for parking and day use, $10/night for camping at Camp Creek and Horse Corral (no overnight camping in Buffington Day Use Area), no reservations
Season/Hours: Open year-round
Maps: The campground is on the BLM Zortman 1:100,000 topographic map at Township 25N, Range 25E, section 16
Malta Field Office
501 S. 2nd St. East
Malta, MT 59538