8.8 Excellent
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Salmon Lake State Park

Seeley Lake, Montana


2329 Hwy 83 N
Seeley Lake, Montana 59868
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Sites: 23
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 47.09443
Longitude: -113.39783

Elevation: 3957' (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 no
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi no
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach yes
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

This was an overnight enroute to Glacier NP. The campground is on beautiful Salmon Lake and has 2 small sections a few of the sites could accommodate the larger rigs but it could be tight getting in and out of most sites in my opinion. The hostess was extremely helpful with information and tips for things to do. I wish I could have stayed longer. We camped at Salmon Lake State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

This is a sweet little park sitting on a shelf above Salmon Lake. Good spacing between sites and some sites will even have a view of the lake. There is a sani-dump in the village of Seeley Lake. The roads and sites are paved and park is well-shaded with mature trees. There are numerous trails surrounding the park as well as boat launches and picnic areas. Cell service is very weak, but with suitable body-contortions, you can find a signal, enough to get your mail. The staff do an excellent job of cleaning the sites and the facilities. The showers are private rooms. They have a feature I've never seen before---an automatic, coin-operated firewood vending machine. $4 for a decent-size bundle of wood. The park is close to a secondary highway, but noise is minimal and traffic at night is almost non-existent. We camped at Salmon Lake State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Asphalt
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
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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

The village of Seeley Lake is about 8 miles north of the campground. There is a grocery store, fuel, auto parts, and several restaurants, but don't expect to find fine dining. Recommend dining at the Double Arrow Lodge---best food we found and we tried several places.

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Review Count: 180
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Beautiful small campground (only about 20 sites) in pine woods above the shore of a long, narrow lake in the mountains. The main part of the campground forms a circle around the newer bathhouse. (With individual shower rooms - nice!) About half the sites have electric hookups, including some of the lakeside sites. There is a camp host in residence. LOTS of road noise from Rte 83, especially in the sites nearest the road - the main drawback. Obstacles alongside the campground road make backing longer rigs into sites a challenge. (There is one pullthru site, on the road side.) Two small lakeside sites suitable for very small rigs are separate from the rest of the campground. Electric posts seemed relatively new. Views of the lake are beautiful, and there are several informal paths down to the somewhat marshy shoreline. A separate part of the state park offers a boat launch, swimming beach & picnic area; there is a trail between it and the campground. Showers, firewood & ice available - bring lots of quarters!! We camped at Salmon Lake State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
4
Site Surface
Asphalt, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow 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
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Obstacles
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Grocery, hardware & other stores, steakhouse, ice cream shop in Seeley Lake (7 miles north). Rte 83 follows the beautiful Swan Valley & the scenic drive is worth the time. A lot of tourist traffic on this road; it seems to be one of the main approaches to Glacier National Park (about 80 miles north). Boating, fishing, canoeing & kayaking are popular in Salmon Lake.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

This is a very nice State Park. Small, only about 22 sites. We have a 35' MH and anything much bigger would have a hard time in this park. All of the sites are well separated with trees around them. Several of the sites overlook the lake and there are walking trails from the campsite along the lakeshore. The showers were clean and hot. We were traveling through to Glacier, but this would be a nice park to stay at for a few days. We camped at Salmon Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

Coin op showers and lots of traffic. State controlled, so fire restrictions were imposed. We camped at Salmon Lake State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
23
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $18.00
Overall Rating:

The cleanest campsite we have ever stayed at, toilets and showers spotless, even the pit toilet was clean and sweet smelling. Hosts were sweeping Tarmac roads when we arrived. We camped at Salmon Lake State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

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