Gallatin Canyon Campgrounds
Elevation: 6,300 feet
Season: 2nd week in May - 4th week in September
# of Sites: 8
Price: $15 per night; $8 per night for extra car
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From U.S. Highway 212 (5 miles south of Red Lodge), turn off at Eastside Road #379 and go 2 miles to the campground. The entrance is on the left. The turnaround is tight for trailers and RVs.
This small, wooded campground lies alongside the main fork of Rock Creek and offers rainbow trout fishing. Lake fishing, as well as kayaking and canoeing, is available 10 miles away at 5 acre The Beartooth Wilderness can be accessed from nearby trail heads by hikers, and limited trails in the surrounding national forest for mountain bikers, and 4x4s. A variety of wildlife, including grizzly bears, deer, eagles and elk, make their home in the surrounding area. The campground is situated along the Beartooth Highway, deemed by the late Charles Kuralt as “the most beautiful drive in America.” This gateway to Yellowstone National Park is a scenic byway that crosses 10,900’+ Beartooth Pass on the Beartooth Plateau. Numerous lakes, alpine meadows and scenic vistas await the adventuresome with late spring skiing for the super-adventurous.