9.2 Excellent
     
East Glacier Park, Montana

Two Medicine (NPS Campground)

East Glacier Park, Montana


2 Medicine Road, Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park, Montana 59434
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 99
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 48.485901432891
Longitude: -113.36697765711

Elevation: 5208' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers no
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • 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 yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

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13 Reviews

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Review Count: 442
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 90

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Thursday, August 17 Two Medicine Campground (NPS), Glacier National Park, MT, $10. Site 92, East Glacier, dump station, no hookups, first come This is a beautiful campground located north of East Glacier off of route 49. Route 49 can be driven from the south up to Two Medicine but vehicles towing or over 21 feet are not allowed to drive the last two miles around the mountain to join 89. There is even a short tunnel in the beginning of the drive with a height restriction of 13'. When leaving the campground RV's must head back south on 49 passed the Historic Glacier Lodge to East Glacier then on route 2 over to 89 south or north. There are 91 sites located in three loops - many are in the woods and others along the shore. The ones in the woods don't seem to be that level. We arrived around 7:30am and five sites had just opened up but within an hour the rest were taken. We had site 91 with a view to the lake but right next to water, bathhouse and trash. Across the street was Pray Lake where the hiking starts and one can sit on park benches to view the lake and mountains. Great lake for kayaking, fishing and even swimming. It joins Two Medicine Lake near the beginning of the campground. The bathhouse was just redone. Ranger shows at night and we have seen more rangers patrolling in this campground than any other we have been to on our trip. There are three backcountry campgrounds located in the mountains above this campground. Two Medicine Campground has hikes, lakes, swimming, fishing, boating, ranger programs and just stunning views. Our site looked out to Pray Lake and was surrounded by the mountains. There was a a lot of wildlife spotted in the campground and on the hiking trails here - no mountain lions but beavers, birds, black and grizzly bears and lots of moose. It seems that the 2015 fire drove a number of moose down from the north into these mountains, lakes and campground. Most of them have stayed and babies born. Great stop! We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
91
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

We had an excellent site right on Pray Lake with a view of the mountains surrounding us. We set our chairs up at the water's edge and enjoyed all Glacier had to offer. The campground never filled and this was due to the closure of many of the hiking trails from Two Medicine as a result of the wildfires in the area. There was some smoke, but nothing that would result in closure of the campground. East Glacier is nearby, where cell coverage was 4G/LTE. This is our favorite Glacier campground. We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
99
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 57
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

A great gem, nestled in next to the mountains and lake on the East side of Glacier National Park, it's first come first serve, and may fill at certain times, but we got the pull through site we wanted by simply arriving early and waiting till the folks left. Site was reasonably level and spacious.
There are no hookups, but there is a dump station & water fill, bathrooms were old but clean and functional. We were lucky enough to miss the fires, the morning we were leaving, a gentleman that was waiting for our site, informed us that the Going to the Sun Road was closed due to a fire. With the low cost, and absolutely gorgeous area, we would certainly stay here again. We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
Site 99
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We found Two Medicine to be like a park within a park. It is separate from the main part of Glacier and therefore quieter and calmer. There are some amazing sites facing the water, but all the sites are nice for primitive camping. No hookups at all. There is a dump station at the park's entrance and they have several times a day when running generators is allowed. The campfire circles at the park were the best I've ever been too: from a Blackfoot singer, Jack Gladstone, to a conversation with an Old Goat. Amazing stuff. Near the campground there is a small store with gifts and snacks as well as a marina where you can take a tour boat or rent kayaks or canoes. Don't miss the Going to the Sun Road. We also drove up to Waterton Park in Canada one day which was absolutely lovely! We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 26
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

What a gem this park is!! One of the most beautiful National Park CG settings we have experienced! Staff was very friendly and restrooms were very clean. If you have a sizeable rig, get there early!! There are people cruising the park in the morning to get one of the larger sites that are in the front near the meadow and lake. Drove the loops twice before we found a great site. A lot of sites in the inner loops will not accommodate an RV or trailer, especially anything over 25'. Kind of a bummer that the big sites that can accommodate a big rig can be taken up by a tent. But, it is "first come first served" and the sites are as much their right as anybody else. The store and boat dock area are great and an easy walk or bike ride away. We will definitely be back! We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: August, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our first time camping in a National Parks camp ground and we were very pleased with what we got.  Above all, peace and tranquility.  No cell phone ringing, no Wi-Fi computer distractions and no TV. Just nature to watch and breath taking scenery to absorb.  Get there early in the day because the sites soon fill up and we noticed numerous people trawling around looking for a change of location early each day. Once you have located a suitable site it is then self registration but this is routinely checked by the park staff. Fees can be paid in US or Canadian funds and while we were there the dollar and the looney were taken on par.   There are numerous washrooms dotted around and some specifically for the disabled.  All are flush toilets and have running cold water to the sinks.  Electric plugs are also available inside the washroom blocks so connecting hair dryers or shavers isn't a problem.   These washrooms are cleaned daily.   Around the camp ground there are also numerous fresh water taps available but these do not accept a hose connection so filling your portable water tanks is more of a challenge (unless there is an adapter out there somewhere).  You can use the hoses at the dump station to fill your freshwater tank but this is on the way out. Just outside of the camp ground is a well stocked and very reasonably priced general store, selling just about everything you could need for a few days camping in the woods. The lake is adjacent to the camp ground and provides excellent leisure resources for fishing, kayaking and swimming, etc.  The area has plenty of good walks but this is bear country so bring your spray and bear bangers.  Its also a good idea to pack lots of bug spray because the mosquitos are more problematic than the bears!   Every evening the park staff present a different interpretive talk that lasts about an hour.  If I have any criticism it is that a tiny two man tent is allowed to occupy a space that would be more suited to a 45' motor home while a more suitable sized site is left empty. A little more regulation might maximize the potential of this camp ground.  Loop C is more in tune with small units while A and B are capable of handling the larger rigs. I will definitely return to this location in the future.  We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful location next to a lake. The campsites are spacious and well spaced, and pretty level. The bathrooms are clean and numerous. We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 456
States Visited: 54
Helpful Reviews: 48

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Senior rate. Large rigs can access park by coming up MT-49 from US-2. MT-49 has a 21' vehicle restriction north of the park. Note that sites 1 thru 36 are now no generator sites. Very quiet here, no phone, broadband or TV. Could see bears from our site. We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 179
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Absolutely the finest National Park camping in the country but don't tell anyone. All of the camping is first come first served basis. There are bigger rig camping spots right next to the lake. This is dry camping at its finest. Our solar panels got plenty of sun and we even got DirecTV on our dish, life is good. The scenery is specular and the rangers are the best. There is plenty of hiking, free fishing, ranger evening presentations. Did I mention the scenery! We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

A quality National Park campground. No hook ups or showers, but don't go to most NP campgrounds if you need them. Good evening programs, well maintained and patrolled. In peak season, arrive early in the week if you need a bigger site for larger RV. Scenery around park and most views from campsites is breathtaking. We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 31
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

My favorite Glacier Park campground. No hook-ups but beautiful scenery: if you are by the lake. There are a few large rig sites, but most are for smaller rigs. Great location for hiking trails, boating, etc. It's located a little off the beaten trail, but that's the beauty of this campground. Also, there's a tour boat on the lake. Spent a week here in a 34' 5th wheel. Rate was for Golden Age. We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 91
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2009 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

This is as close to nature as you can get in an rv. Scenery is fantastic and the peace and quite beyond compare. We camped here for four days and could have stayed forever (except in the winter). Like all N.P. campgrounds there are no hookups but a dump station is right at the entrance. If showers were available this would be a 10+. Best campground in Glacier which is the best N.P. in the country We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 107
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2008 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

The Two Medicine Campground has 99 sites, no hook-ups but can house larger rigs, and has bathrooms and potable water. It’s a fairly remote campground, but we liked it because of that fact. It’s first come-first served. We camped at Two Medicine (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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