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Y Lazy R RV park

East Glacier Park, Montana


East Glacier Park, Montana
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Sites: 20
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 48.43977
Longitude: -113.21604

Elevation: 4786' (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 no
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • 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 ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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19 Reviews

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

Date of Stay: June, 2018 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Sweet little park very convenient to Glacier National Park. Located on the Indian reservation so you drive through the village to get there. Road is a little rough but don't get discouraged as the park is worth it. Very nice laundry room. Nice mountain views. You can bike/walk to the bakery (which has a nice hiking shop inside), the Mexican restaurant (as well as others) and the lodge. There is more serious shopping in Browning which is about 15 miles away. There are no leash laws on the rez so you will see loose dogs running through the park...all of them friendly so far. I did get my share of doggie love while staying here. Verizon gets a good strong signal here. All in all we thought this was a great bargain at half the price of the other RV parks close by. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
site 1
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

This is a great location to make a full circle through Glacier National Park by going in one entrance...taking the "sun road"...coming out the other entrance and making a full circle back to the RV park....just make sure the "Sun Road" is open. We are here on June 23 and it is not open yet! We'll be here two more days and hoping that situation will change.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

As others have said, this is just a basic place to park and take a break on your big Glacier NP trip. Quiet lawn parking on the furthest southern edge of the town. We arrived the last week of September, just a few days before pretty much everything in town was shutting down for the season. Everything in, and to do, in Glacier NP proper was already closed. Easy walk from this campground into town for dining and shopping, post office, etc. I didn't even realize this campground had restroom/shower facilities until I read the other reviews just now. The site itself was grassy, hookups worked perfectly, and was reasonably level. I may have used just one block to level out since I'm pretty crazy about that sort of thing. It is not "next to" any railroad.. that's across the other side of town from you.. and if a train even that close bothers you, well, I don't know what to tell ya. We never heard a peep. We were delighted with the spectacular view and quiet setting here. Only one or 2 other campers while we were there. Cows mooing in the distance. Never saw the owner/operator - just did everything over the phone and dropped payment in an envelope at the little entrance booth/shack. My only gripe would be the bright sodium street light just at the entrance. Why do so many RV parks insist on these things!??!? But otherwise probably one of my favorite sites of the trip. 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
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Not much to East Glacier. I was expecting more of a gateway town like West Yellowstone! Serranos Mexican was outstanding.

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

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

Great place!! The park is a quick walk to town: cafe, restaurant, souvenir shop, pottery/museum, bakery and market. It's a quick drive to Two Medicine and has great views of the mountains. The owner greeted us right away and was great all week. The showers didn't have heat and could have been a tad cleaner but we just showered in the RV and it's what we expected anyways. Very rustic, small, quaint place. Highly recommended. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Check out East Glacier village. You can also walk under the train bridge and visit the big lodge hotel. It's historic and beautiful. There are more restaurants over that was as well. Do not go to the Firebrand restaurant... over priced, bad food.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

All i can say is this is a place to park your rv. There really is no office, so no one to report to. Showers cost 25 cents....i put in a quarter, waiting for water to get warm enough, but it shut off before it even warmed up. My husband tried it and said it never did get warm enough for a shower. Restrooms/showers are very old , not in good shape. There are NO extras here, as i said, a place to park your rv, not worth $28!!!! I read the reviews before coming, not at all sure what those people were seeing that we didn't! Sites were not level. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Glacier lodge is nearby, beautiful there.

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Review Count: 58
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 15

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

Nice place to stay for a couple days. You park on a grass lawn at a place on the edge of East Glacier Village. Low key, good price, small park. Kind of like you are parking on someone's large lawn outside their house, but not in a bad way, that is just kind of how it is. We enjoyed it. Camping can be hard to come by around Glacier NP. The owner is really laid back. We camped at Y Lazy R RV park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Grass
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 70
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 14

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: 49
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 5

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: 83
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 9

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: 50
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 14

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: 220
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 46

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: 329
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 19

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: 321
States Visited: 46
Helpful Reviews: 46

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: 104
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 12

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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