Log Gulch Campground

Overview

Log Gulch Campground is situated on the picturesque Holter Lake in west central Montana. All sites are reservation only. The site is located approximately 45 miles north of Helena, Montana, and 60 miles south of Great Falls, Montana, along the Missouri River. The area offers stunning views of the Sleeping Giant Wilderness Study Area. Gates of the Mountains Historic Site is in close proximity to the campground, which is accessible via watercraft. The area is overflowing with outdoor adventure opportunities. Whether you're into fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, hiking, boating, water skiing, or all of the above, all of these activities are in close proximity to Log Gulch Campground. There is surely an activity for everyone!

Recreation

Log Gulch Campground offers excellent recreational opportunities. Activities in the area include camping, boating (motorized and non-motorized), fishing, water skiing, hiking, scenic/wildlife photography, wildlife viewing, and bird watching. There are trails within the general vicinity, as well as multiple fishing access sites and hunting access points. The recreation opportunities in the area are truly boundless.

Facilities

Log Gulch Campground offers excellent recreational opportunities. Activities in the area include camping, boating (motorized and non-motorized), fishing, water skiing, hiking, scenic/wildlife photography, wildlife viewing, and bird watching. There are trails within the general vicinity, as well as multiple fishing access sites and hunting access points. The recreation opportunities in the area are truly boundless.

Natural Features

Every campsite is in close proximity to the lake and mountains. The campground and day-use area have poplar and green ash trees throughout the campground, which provide shade during the height of the summer. The site is situated in a shrub-steppe landscape, mostly comprised of ponderosa pine and bunch grasses. The campground is surrounded by sparsely wooded hills.

Nearby Attractions

Log Gulch Campground is located in a prime location to get out and recreate outdoors. There is access to public lands, where multiple recreation opportunities and experiences are available. The campground is adjacent to the Missouri River, which was also the historical travel corridor for The Lewis and Clark Trail. Log Gulch Campground is situated between Helena and Great Falls.  

In Helena, there are great restaurants, museums, the capitol building, old mining settlements, Last Chance Gulch, Reeder's Alley, and a vibrant downtown area. In or near Great Falls, there is the First People's Buffalo Jump and Interpretive Center, Charlie Russell Museum, Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Giant Springs Fish Hatchery and State Park, and Tower Rock State Park. The Continental Divide Trail is nearby.

Charges & Cancellations

Reservation Cancellations & Changes

• Cancelling a Reservation: Customers may cancel their reservation prior to arrival both on-line and through the call center. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation. Depending on when you cancel in relation to your arrival day, it may be considered a late cancellation (see below).

• The $8 reservation fee is non-refundable.

• Group Facility (including Cabins and Lookouts): Customers who cancel a group overnight facility reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee.

Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window

• Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

The recreation.gov cancellation policy can be found here: https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies

Photos

Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Picnic Areas and Beach)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Dock)
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Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
Log Gulch Campground offers amenities to make your stay enjoyable. (Campground)
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Adventure is at Your Fingertips

Activities

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MOUNTAIN BIKING
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CAMPING
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BIRDING
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BOATING
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CANOEING
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DAY USE AREA
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FISHING
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HIKING
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HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
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ICE FISHING
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JET SKIING
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KAYAKING
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PHOTOGRAPHY
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PADDLE BOATING
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PICNICKING
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RAFTING
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SCENIC DRIVE
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SWIMMING
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WILDLIFE VIEWING
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WATER SPORTS
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WATER SKIING
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SWIMMING SITE
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PADDLING

Addresses

1380 BEARTOOTH ROAD
WOLF CREEK
Montana
59648
2205 Beartooth Road
Wolf Creek, MT 59648

Geographic Coordinates

46.961834, -111.94361

Directions

From Great Falls, Montana, take Interstate-15 South towards Helena. Take exit 234 to Craig. Turn left heading to Craig and cross the Missouri River. Come to a "T" and then take a right on Craig Frontage Road. Travel approximately 5 miles. Before crossing the Missouri River/steel bridge, turn left onto Beartooth Road. Go past Holter Lake Campground and continue 4.5 miles to Log Gulch Campground. 

From Helena, Montana, take Interstate-15 north towards Great Falls. Take exit 226 to Wolf Creek. Turn right towards Recreation Road and cross the railroad track. Turn left onto Recreation Road. After crossing the Missouri River/steel bridge, turn right onto Beartooth Road. Go past Holter Lake Campground and continue 4.5 miles to Log Gulch Campground. 

Fees

Each individual RV/trailer/tent costs $25 with a max of two of any combination per site. 

The group site fee is $50.00 plus $25.00 per night for the two camping sites reserved, for a total of $100.00 per night. 

All day-use guests at the group area will be subject to the $5.00 per vehicle per day fee.

See staff with any questions.