Seasonal changes announced for Bitterroot NF campgrounds

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    With fall making its arrival next week, the Bitterroot National Forest in Montana is announcing several campground and recreation site changes, reports KPAX. Plan your late-season camping trips now or you may have to wait until next spring.

    Darby/Sula Ranger District – (406) 821-3913:

    • Lower Como Campground = Open with services and nightly fees through September 16th. Current fees – $16/night. Campground will close on September 17.
    • Three Frogs Campground = Open with services and nightly fees through September 16. Current fees – $8/night. Will remain open through September 30th with no services and ‘pack it in, pack it out’ garbage, free of charge, and will close on October 1st.
    • Black Bear Campground – Open until closed by snow with 6 campsites. No water. ‘Pack it in, pack it out’ garbage.
    • Lost Horse Road & Schumaker Campground – Open until closed by snow. No services. ‘Pack it in, pack it out’ garbage.
    • Skalkaho Pass (State Highway 38) is currently open. For latest road information visit www.mdt.mt.gov or Dial 511.
    • Spring Gulch Campground – Open with services and nightly fees through Sept. 30th. Current fees – $12/ night. Campground will close on Oct. 1.
    • Indian Trees Campground – Open with services and nightly fees through Sept. 30. Current fees – $10/ night. Campground will close on Oct. 1.
    • Martin Creek Campground – Open with services and nightly fees through Sept. 30th. Current fees – $8/ night. Remains open after Sept. 30 with no fees, no services and ‘pack it in, pack it out’ until closed by snow.
    • Warm Springs Campground – Open with services and nightly fees through Sept. 30th. Current fees – $8/night. Campground will remain open through Oct. with no fees, no services, and ‘pack it in, pack it out’.
    • Crazy Creek Campground – Open with services and nightly fees through Sept. 30. Current fees – $8/ night. Remain open after Sept. 30 with no fees, no services and ‘pack it in, pack it out’ until closed by snow.
    • Jennings Camp – Open with no services and ‘pack it in, pack it out’ until closed by snow.

    Read more for additional campsite and road information, including in Stevensville Ranger District:  (406) 777-5461, and West Fork Ranger District:  (406) 821-3269

    Water systems may be winterized earlier than specified depending on weather conditions, so please contact the appropriate Ranger District for updates.


     

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