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Missoula, Montana

Beaver Tail State Park

Missoula, Montana



Missoula, Montana
Phone: (406) 542-5500

Sites: 26
Recent Rate: $24 7/2016

Latitude: 46.7204973333666
Longitude: -113.576263553391

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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) no
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets yes
  • 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 no
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • 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 ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • 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 yes
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • 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 no
  • 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 yes
  • 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 no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

8 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Review Count: 81
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

We arrived on a Thursday without reservations. There were several sites available that would accommodate our 38 foot motorhome. We used a back in that was stated as 25 foot. Had plenty of room for toad also in great site by the river. All sites are electric, level, gravel, some shade, half big rig usable, basically quiet except for occasional train nearby. Enjoyed the setting, helpful host, proximity to Missoula, mile trail and river to float. No dump available and limited water. Overall, a pleasant experience! See why the locals love this park. Check website for availability and there are six walk up sites but once there, occupant can use for 14 days. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

Bring float tubes or rafts. River access gates throughout park and walk the mile path. Two tipis for rent on property for use as tent with interior carpet!

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Review Count: 121
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 15

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

Beavertail Hill is a small campground on the banks of the Clark Fork River. They have several pull-through sites which can accommodate larger RVs. The back-in sites are rather short. It’s best to check the park’s reservation system to insure there is a site big enough for your rig. Avoid site 6 (our site) if you can. It is located next to the comfort station. The fire ring and picnic table, which can’t be moved, are right on the path leading to the restroom. Everyone going to/from the comfort station passes you while you are eating or enjoying your campfire. The caretaker is very friendly and helpful, which is a plus. The main activity here is floating the river. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 82
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a smaller state park on a small river in the mountains. The camp hosts were friendly. There are campfire rings and picnic tables. There is a short hiking trail and several river accesses. There are about 6 sites that are suitable for big rigs. All sites have electric but no water or sewer. There are no showers, so I had to swim in the river. There are several first come first serve sites, and the rest can be reserved. You self register if you don't have reservations. We saw deer in the park. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

The camp host was very pleasant and friendly. This was your basic "stop, sleep, and go" type of campground. At $28 it was too pricy for what you received--electric only. There was potable water available at spigots at various sites around the park and vault toilets. You are right next to the train tracks and interstate. Lots of noise. Keep the AC cranked up to drown out the noise. Don't plan on coming back. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Expensive for no water, no showers, no sewer and no dump. Water faucet by the restrooms is non-threaded so you can't fill tanks without a water thief. Pretty, fairly shady and quiet, but even the pull-through sites are tight for a bigger rig. Very nice walking trail through the woods. Camp hosts are pleasant. Coin-op firewood dispenser, $4/bundle. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

This park met our needs well. We had a good spot, shade and reasonably attractive surroundings. Our evening was quiet, but in the middle of the night we were awakened by a train, and two more. We hadn't realized that there was a line at the top of the ridge to the north of the park. The laundry was pressed. 4 washers and 4 dryers for the entire park meant that people had to line up in the late afternoon. WiFi worked well and there was a good cable selection, including Fox News Channel. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 37
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Based on another review, this state park proved to be accurate. Nicely understated with a ton of mosquitos. Yes, the train comes through several times, but the river is very near and beautiful. Can't hear the freeway. Nice ranger. Too expensive though, with no discounts. Pull through sites are adequate for our 34' towing a car. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2010 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

A very quiet and spacious campground. The only negative comment would be the mosquitoes. We camped at Beaver Tail State Park in a Truck Camper.

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