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East Glacier Park, Montana

Y Lazy R RV park

East Glacier Park, Montana



East Glacier Park, Montana
Phone: (406) 226-5505

Sites: 20
Recent Rate: $28 7/2016

Latitude: 48.4397748272505
Longitude: -113.216042518616

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

14 Reviews

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Review Count: 52
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

A unique campground next to the busiest railroad I have ever seen. You get used to it fairly quickly but wow about 3 per hour. The owner did not seem to be around much as other campers came in and needed codes for restroom. According to these campers, couldn't get her on the phone. She did drive around a couple of times and was very helpful. I though the location was beautiful and would stay here again if wanting to see Glaicer NP from the East side. There was no TV reception but our phones and I-pads got good reception. She is working on Wi-Fi but the installers seem to have disappeared. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Great little hometown park. Spacious sites, grassy in the open. Good hookups, but NO hot water at the showers either day. Would stay again if we didn't need shower room. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Travel Trailer.

Site Details

Site Number
8
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a gem of a little park close to the east entrance of Glacier. Easy to get to and felt completely safe and place nicely maintained. They had a reserved sign on our site, the site was just what we asked for. Did not use their facilities, so cannot comment on those. They can accommodate all sizes of rigs. Now, it is fairly close to the railroad track/East Glacier Amtrak station and some road noise, but did not bother us at all, just ran the AC/fan in the bedroom. Easy access to local restaurants and east side of Glacier NP. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Tons to do in the area. Go early or late to Glacier NP Road to the Sun. A number of good restaurants in little East Glacier. East Huckleberry anything.

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Good, clean park in East Glacier Park MT. We camped against the west fence for shade, lights and water but no sewer connection. $25 a night. We'd camp here again. Strong water pressure. Train noise which is not a bother to us. Easy access to Going to Sun road, Two Medicine Camp and East Glacier. Owners very friendly and accommodating.

Inner circle with full hookups is gravel. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
West Fence

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Review Count: 195
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice campground if you want to visit the Eastern side of Glacier National Park.

As you drive into East Glacier Park coming from West Glacier there is a sign for Y Lazy R RV Park that tells you to turn right at the Exxon station. The Exxon station is long gone and there is no indication that there was a fueling station. Follow the signs for Dancing Bear Inn. From US-2 east, turn right at Montana Street then go two blocks to Meade St then turn right. The campground is at the end of this street. All of the streets off of US-2 are gravel. Be prepared to dodge the potholes.

The interior loop of this campground is on packed gravel and the sites are on grass. The pull-throughs, located in the center of the loop, have full hookups, with 30 amp electric service. The back-in sites have water and electric only. There is no dump station. The electrical voltage was strong - hovering around 121 volts. The utilities were on the appropriate side. The sites were fairly level.

The bathroom and showers were clean but very old and tired. The showers cost $0.25 for an unknown amount of time. The community laundry was very clean. Washers cost $1.50 and the dryers cost $0.25 for 10 minutes. The dryers were very hot.

There is no Wi-Fi at this campground but Verizon air card and cell phone worked reasonably well here. There was some train noise at night.

According to the owner, this park rarely fills up except on holidays and Indian Days (around July 10). Don't expect the owners to call you back if you leave a message. She mentioned that she prefers you to just show up.

Tent and dry camping cost $22, W/E cost $25 and FHU cost $28

We would come back to this campground if we were in the area. Our RV is 32' long. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     
Tips for other Campers:

Just as you turn left onto US-49 from US-2, in the town of East Glacier Park, there is a rail road tunnel that has a height limit of 13 feet.

On US-49 just after the turnoff to Two Medicine Lake there is a RV length limit of 21 feet.

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

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

What a beautiful place to stop! The views are superb. The campsites grass and very level. When we put our leveling jacks down, they barely moved. The owner was very friendly. She came put to greet us, brought me a map of Glacier National Park and gave me tips on places to go. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 260
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 29

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Walking distance to Glacier Lodge and the BNSF RR Station. With traffic to and from the Dakotas, the train traffic is nearly, constant, and noisy. US-2 grade is two blocks away. The CG is clean and mowed, sites with some gravel, and there are 8 drive thru with full hookup, 30AMP. HDTV gets you 4 stations from Great Falls. Owner lives next door to the CG, and although the office is basically unattended, they are nearby and very helpful. Easy access to the various sections of East Glacier National Park. We spent 3 nights here and slept well in spite of the train traffic. There are track crews that start shift about 7:30 in the morning, moving their heavy equipment out of the sidings at the station and onto the RR grade. There are some awesome places to eat in town, walk, or drive. Glacier Park is awesome and the stay here was well worth it. We would return when in the area. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 329
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

For a small country park with a lot of land and expansive views, this was a pleasant stop. Also helps to have Verizon 3G access on phone but 4G MiFi wouldn't work. Easy walk to town and over to the huge lodge. Very nice owner, casual park management. Only real drawback to us was the rustic bathrooms, which needed some serious cleaning. Showers are 25-50 cents. Community laundromat available. Will surely be back and stay longer. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

An unpolished gem. Hope it doesn't get polished, rates would go up. Everything (EWS) you need in a relatively convenient location, at the edge of East Glacier. Wide, level, grass sites. Great view from front of sites. Owner/manager while not present in an office on site was personable and responsive. Grass was mowed when we were there. Bathrooms clean if dated. We didn't find rail noise bad, but then it was cool enough our windows (double pane) were closed at night. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 98
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is exactly as advertised, and that gets an "8" from me. The rate is based on the weekly rate. Some have a problem with self registration, but I like it. Just pick out a site and pay for it. How much easier can that be? The sites are grass and the electric is 30 amp. The view is amazing, and the management is friendly, and accommodating. We came in not sure if we would stay the week, and they let us convert over to the weekly rate after two days. Close to the Glacier Park Lodge, and several good eateries are in walking distance. This is the best deal in town. Would definitely stay here again and again. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Lazy is a good name that describes the owners. The entry booth said put money in door slot. There was no one around to answer questions or help. We paid for a W/E site but there was no water hookup. Seems to me like they just want the money and don't put anything into upkeep. Bathrooms were dirty, dingy & small. Metered showers. Community laundry out front - busy with non-campers. Level grassy sites (needed to be mowed), some shade, no privacy between sites. Would have stayed in Two Medicine but I wasn't prepared for dry camping that night. There is another campground up the road, but it had a closed sign. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 73
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Clean park and nice owner. East Glacier is on Indian land and the roads look and feel like it. Verizon works fine. Great views. Lots of train noise as its the main line over Marias pass.. The electric/water sites are nice, but only 20 amp electric. Nice place to stay on the East side of Glacier National Park. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 209
States Visited: 50
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

This tidy little park provides wide, level grassy sites and a nice view over a valley. Unfortunately, busy train tracks on the opposite hillside add a lot of rumbling noise day and night. AT&T phone service is good but data service is poor. Restrooms are adequate. The laundry serves the community as well as the campground but sits on the street edge so does not increase traffic into the park. We would stay here again. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 53
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Great park if you want to explore eastern portion of GNP. The owner is very helpful and knowledgeable. She keeps the park very clean. The laundry mat is spacious and kept very clean. A short walk to town will get you groceries, and knickknacks... Beautiful setting with park overlooking the river and mountain backdrop. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Fifth Wheel.

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