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Camp Creek Recreation Area

Horse Corral Campsite

 horse corrals at campground

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

Last updated: 03-20-2014