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Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA)

Bozeman, Montana


81123 Gallatin Rd
Bozeman, Montana 59718
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Sites: 175
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 45.66023
Longitude: -111.18747

Elevation: 4741' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Phone Phone ?
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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73 Reviews

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $67.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed for 4 nights. 11 yr. old Granddaughter was with us. The campground has a new convenient store, game room and gathering area for morning breakfast and passes to the Hot springs all of which are part of your nightly fee. We Enjoyed the Hot Springs for several days. The pools are wonderful and very well maintained. Newly remodeled Hot Springs building offers a coffee bar and other refreshments, 9 hot spring pools, a full gym, saunas, and live music several times a week. This campground and Hot Springs are going to be a destination for visitors coming to the area. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
G5
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $90.00
Overall Rating:

This is the most overpriced, under-serviced RV park we have ever stayed in. The office staff are all very young and completely indifferent to doing anything other than taking their overpriced site fees. The cable TV did not work the entire 12 days we were there and nobody would even come check it. The men's bathroom had a broken hand dryer and after telling 3 office staff, nothing was done again for 12 days. There are no weekly rates and in order to get the "discount" that is supposed to be available "stay 7 days, get 1 free" you have to insist to talk to the manager who may or may not call you back. The sites are overgrown and narrow, the picnic tables are old, covered with bird droppings and broken. We made our original reservation far in advance and then added some days about a month before we arrived. No one on the staff could figure out how to arrange the reservation so we had to move sites part way through our stay. There are not many choices in this area but you need a lot of patience and money to stay in this park. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Big Sky is only about 30 minutes away so there's lots to do. Bozeman is super busy in the summer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $81.00
Overall Rating:

The price, even with discounts, was way too much. There is only one set of restrooms that are not ADA compliant, hand dryer didn't work, soap dispenser was empty, and very small for a campground this large. Overall the campground was not too bad, but we have paid less and received better. The workers had an "I don't care" attitude.

Yes, the price does include entry to the hot springs, however, the fee without the campground is only $7.50, which means the price would still be well over $70. My assessment is that Bozeman Hot Springs Campground is one of the greatest rip-offs we have ever had to endure in our fifteen years of RV camping. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
K-4
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $65.00
Overall Rating:

One of the oddest campgrounds we've ever stayed in. Layout is classic KOA tight. The apparent draw is the adjacent 'hot springs' which looks like an old bowling alley from the outside. Inside is an updated sprawling hot tub and pool area that was overcrowded. Walked in and walked out. Would not camp here again. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Look elsewhere.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $53.00
Overall Rating:

I thought a bit pricey but we got free entrance to the next door spa, which made it absolutely wonderful! Friendly staff. Ok wifi. Close to busy road but heard no noise at night. Would happily stay again! We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
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Review Count: 54
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:

This park is an older park with some modernization. Signage from the road is poor. Entrance from narrow 2 lane road into narrow driveway could be tricky for large rigs with tows, pay attention to your mirrors. We were able to navigate without unhooking or backing, but careful planning was required (43' MH with full size PU toad) Pull thru site not long enough to leave toad connected without crowding roadways. We disconnected and parked the PU sideways in front of MH.

Utilities were easy to hookup to. Dish and Verizon had good signals. Nightly fee includes access to hot springs next door, but good luck finding the right path to get there. Signage again is a problem. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $75.00
Overall Rating:

This used to be a KOA now just a very expensive campground. Staff is friendly but they just work here. The Hot Springs are ok but too many people. The sites are filthy for the overpriced value. The sites are gravel unless you pay $125.00 for concrete. Definitely try someplace else. Will not be back. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Other
Site Space
Not big enough for my 5th wheel
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Stay somewhere else. Owners are just gouging you here.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

$41.00 stay for one night is almost worth the hot springs experience. Due to religious restrictions the hot springs is closed sunset Friday to late saturday. The breakfast is parsimonious, as one would expect. I would rate this higher if they gave us a discount (due to the restriction of amenities provided) We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Tent.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
tent
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Other
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $113.00
Overall Rating:

This park seems very over priced for what they offer. Another review from a year ago, says they are under going renovations. Well, they still are! Lousy entrance road. Bad customer service. I complained about the price for a 10 hour stay. The gentleman said it wasn't his fault I arrived at 10 pm. So I paid $112.87 for a little electric and water. The park attractions close at 10 pm. Rude and uncaring! Go someplace else to enjoy yourself. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
j 2
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Much less expensive RV parks, with better amenities. Look around and don't get taken!

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

When we called the day before to inquire about the campground, we were under the impression that this was a KOA campground. When we drove to the campground there was no sign signifying that a KOA existed. Not until we entered the building did we find out that it was no longer a KOA. They did, however, take our KOA card discount but we were told that after this season they will not honor the KOA discount or any other discount cards.

While we tried to check in, the clerk apparently had no idea how to use the "new" computer system because not once but 4 times she tried to enter in our information. After the 3rd time, I suggested that she write the information down and bring our receipt out to our site once she was able to figure out how to enter it.

The sites are very close together. When I went to use the laundry facilities, I found out that the washer costs $2 and the dryer costs .50 per 10 minutes. We travel all over the country and this was the most expensive laundry we've ever come across.

The WiFi is terrible! There were very few RVs at the campground so there shouldn't have been any problem with the WiFi. When I reported the problem to the clerk, I was told "oh sorry" but nothing was done to fix the problem.

The only good thing about this campground is that it is close to the hot springs. The campground gives you a "free" wristband for one day's use. Sorry, I don't think that justifies the cost of this lousy campground.

The final straw was when I reported a strong skunk smell near our site to the office clerk, I was told "Yes, there is a family living somewhere near you". This is ridiculous, why isn't the problem being remedied. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Next door to the Hot Springs.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed four nights. As previous trips the campground was clean and all services worked without issue. The east portion of the campground was not open and looked to being renovated and upgraded. The washroom facilities are showing there age but were clean and functional. The campground office was only open a couple of hours in the morning and afternoon and was closed all day Saturday. Only negative note is that the hot springs next door is now playing music for it's outdoor pools until 11:00pm. This could be heard slightly inside our RV though we were 100+ yards away. We received an off season rate. We will come back again. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 102
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $43.00
Overall Rating:

Level, gravel, narrow and long pull through site. Once our slides were out, there was no room on the side as it touched the shrubs. Friendly person that checked us in. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of construction for adjoining Hot Springs going on.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $63.00
Overall Rating:

We stopped here for a overnight on our way to Idaho. We expect small tight spaces at KOA's, but this was as small as we have ever seen. Even though it was a pull through it took multiple attempts to park because of the tightness of the site. We had hoped for some assitance from the employee that took us to the site, but he simply left as we worked our way into the site. We were able to open our slides but that did not leave room for the awing if we had wanted to use it. Further, the space was so close to the next unit, they did not even have fire rings. Further, the cost was rediculous ($66 before the KOA discount). We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 329
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $60.00
Overall Rating:

We try to avoid KOA ( too $ and too many kids) but had a service appt. in the 4 Corners area, so this was too convenient. To save money, we took a W & E site with discount, and it was still pricey at $52. Rock and grass site was very close to the camp road and the highway noise , not to mention our neighbors. Some nice amenities here for families but didn't use them, except for cable tv. VZ worked fine. Won't be back at this price. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Great sandwiches at Mama Mac's, near the Four Corners intersection.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Very nice and well taken care of. Lots of space between each space. 50 amp service. People in the office were nice. We camped at Bozeman Hot Springs Campground (formerly Bozeman KOA) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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