Camping near Big Sky

The name says it all—camp here to discover rolling mountains and wide open skies.

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RV site in Paradise Valley

1 site · RV1 acre · Livingston, MT
Remote and quiet RV site in Paradise Valley. Located near a tiny house and main house that share a twenty acre lot. Everything you need for your RV without the busy RV park feel! 45 min drive from Yellowstone National Park. Pets allowed. A little more remote, providing the real Montana experience. Under 10 min drive to restaurants, bars, stores, and local concert venues. Come unwind after seeing live music at Pine Creek Lodge, The Old Saloon, or the Music Ranch. 15 minute drive to Chico and Sage Lodge. 45 minute drive to Yellowstone National Park and 30 minutes to Livingston. Traveling in a larger group? We have a vacation rental available to bookings at well. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/629897841348114269?preview_for_ml=true&source_impression_id=p3_1653920935_Wc3UcFZ1YwDkX3RP We can't wait to be apart of your Montana experience!
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VanGoBoon Campground

19 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Bozeman, MT
Welcome to our campground! We are a "Roadside" Campground that offers the convince of easy on/off access to Hwy 90 and the close proximity to Bozeman. We are adjacent to Hwy 90 and the Montana Rail System. We have a variety of options that should suit just about anyone. We are near Yellowstone National Park as well as Bozeman, MT which offers all types of recreational opportunities e.g. hiking, fishing, climbing, skiing, cycling and running trails. VanGoBoon is the perfect "Pull-in for the Night" as well as week-long stays! Most of our sites are SELF-CONTAINED. We have 4 sites that have electric and water hookups. (20,30,50amp) The lawn area has horseshoes, frisbee golf, and corn toss. We mostly offer dry campsites for overnight stays for vans, tents or RVs . Most sites are on concrete slabs so they are level and the property has grass areas with trees as well. FYI: Great site if you like trains! An important part of Montana’s commerce is transportation by rail so there will be highway and train noise. If you are a light sleeper, you may want to have noise-cancelation devices handy. Private spots between trees but near freeway for easy access. Our 2 horses have been a favorite with young campers along with the open yet private campsites! We look forward to welcoming you!
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Camping in the Heart of Emigrant MT

2 sites · RVs, Tents15 acres · Pray, MT
Learn more about this land: Welcome to your serene retreat in Emigrant, Montana, nestled alongside the picturesque Yellowstone River. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature while enjoying modern comforts at our charming property. Perched beside the Yellowstone River, our site offers breathtaking views and the soothing sounds of flowing water. Step outside and embark on a canoeing adventure right on our private pond, surrounded by lush greenery and the grandeur of the Montana landscape. Whether you're an avid angler, a wildlife enthusiast, or simply seeking solace, the Yellowstone River provides an idyllic backdrop for your escape. Convenience meets rustic charm as our property boasts proximity to local gems. Just a stone's throw away, the renowned Chico Hot Springs invites you to unwind in its soothing mineral waters, providing the perfect après-canoe experience. For a taste of history and local flavor, the Old Saloon is your go-to spot, where you can savor hearty meals and live entertainment. Craving variety? Explore the plethora of eateries dotting the area, each offering a unique culinary experience that caters to every palate. As the day winds down, gather around with your family & friends and exchange stories under the starlit Montana sky. The tranquility of the river, the charm of the property, and the convenience of the location make our Emigrant haven an ideal choice for your Montana getaway. Book your stay today and experience the magic of the Yellowstone River from the comfort of your own private retreat. Your adventure begins here.
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Yellowstone City Guest Ranch

4 sites · Lodging, RVs80 acres · Pray, MT
This is a wild property bordered by public land. No electricity, no plumbing. Just an exceptional piece of land, with a cold rushing creek to beat the heat, meadows with butterflies and flowers, privacy, and great views of the valley and surrounding mountains. We have three cabins spread across the lot. Enjoy the smell of fresh milled wood and the sounds of the nearby creek. The cabins are spread far enough apart to offer privacy to each party, but know that you may still see other travelers on the land during your stay. In addition to the cabins, enjoy the outdoor picnic and dining area, an outdoor gas stove, and a gas-powered fire pit. Outhouse with bucket toilet + cedar chips + bucket liners. Please pack it in, pack it out.
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Jammin Jackalope Camping

21 sites · RVs, Tents4 acres · Livingston, MT
Welcome to Jammin Jackalope Camping, nestled in the heart of nature! Whether you prefer tent camping, van or truck camping, or staying in cabins or tipis, we have the perfect accommodation for your outdoor adventure. Located in a picturesque setting, our property boasts a small intermittant creek that meanders through the land, creating a serene atmosphere. With half of the property covered in an enchanting forest, you'll feel connected to the natural beauty that surrounds you. For music lovers, Pine Creek Lodge, a renowned music venue, sits adjacent to our property. Enjoy the lively tunes from the lodge while relishing in the tranquil ambiance of our camping grounds. While campfires are not permitted, you can still enjoy the great outdoors with your furry friends, as our property is pet-friendly. Additionally, we provide potable water, flush toilets, and sweet showers. One vehicle is included in your nightly rate. Additional vehicles and boat parking are $20 each and can be added online as an "extra guest." We are conveniently situated 45 miles from the North entrance of Yellowstone National Park and 12 miles from the quaint town of Livingston. If you're craving a city escape, the vibrant town of Bozeman is just 40 minutes away, offering a plethora of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Embrace the call of the wild as you hike, fish, and commune with nature. The opportunities to connect with the great outdoors are endless, making your stay with us an unforgettable experience. Book your stay now and embark on a remarkable adventure in the heart of nature!
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Pine Creek Lodge Concert Tent Spots

20 sites · Tents20 acres · Livingston, MT
We are a live music venue that offers unique, rustic-yet-comfortable accommodations in the heart of the Paradise Valley. These are tent spots….nothing more! If you are looking for private camping, this isn’t the place. The spots are close together and they are directly next to our concert venue within earshot of the live music likely happening right next door. Music ends around 11pm. Every stay comes with two tickets to that evening's show - don't forget to check out the lineup at the Pine Creek Lodge website! You will have access to a combination of port-a-potties and shared-but-private bath suites. We have Inside Venue Tent Spots that are within the fence. And we have Outside Venue Tent Spots that are approximately 300 yards away but on our property. None of our spots have direct vehicle access. You will have to park your vehicle and walk to the tent spot.
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Sportsman's Retreat RV Sites

3 sites · RVs1 acre · Gardiner, MT
We are located right in the middle of Gardiner MT. Less than a 1/4 mile from Yellowstone Parks North entrance. There are only 2 RV sites on the property and located in a quiet neighborhood. Beautiful views of the mountains. Wildlife such as deer and elk frequent the property. Walking distance to everything Gardiner has to offer. Such as food, laundry mat and the historical Roosevelt arch.
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Gallatin River Getaway

2 sites · RVs, Tents250 acres · Three Forks, MT
This property has been a farm and ranch since 1863 it was used as a stage stop for travelers going to the gold fields in Bannock and Virginia City Montana. Come check us out.We offer two private campsites on the Gallatin River near Logan, Montana, 1/4 mile apart on a working farm and ranch. Ranch also is located below ATT and Verizon cell towers. Five minutes from entrance gate to interstate ninety. We are thirty minutes from Bozeman, six miles from Three Forks, MT, three miles from Headwaters State Park (Headwaters of the Missouri River), 12 minutes from the Copper City Mountain biking trails, 20 minutes from Lewis and Clark Caverns, eight miles from Madison Buffalo Jump. Yellowstone National Park is two hours south of the property. Easy full recreational access to the Gallatin River, including fishing if you follow Montana FWP rules and regulations. Gallatin River is a blue-ribbon trout stream and there are four additional blue-ribbon trout streams that are within close proximity. Inhabited by most major indigenous species of Montana, except bison and mountain goats. This is a working farm and ranch and equipment and activities related to the operation should be expected also a train runs close to property. Host lives on the property and is available to contact. 
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Bear Canyon Bliss

1 site · Lodging10 acres · Bozeman, MT
Bear Canyon Bliss caters to outdoor enthusiasts year-round. In the summer, explore nearby hiking trails and witness the vibrant fall foliage. During winter, embrace the snowy wonderland with backcountry and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and winter hiking. During warmer months, enjoy a short walk to your site; in winter, savor the thrill of skiing or snowshoeing up the short hill to your secluded spot. Bear Canyon Bliss isn't just a campsite; it's an escape from the stresses of everyday life. Let the tranquility of the Montana wilderness rejuvenate your spirit. Connect with nature and let its sights and sounds soothe your soul. Each tent is equipped with a wood-burning stove and a propane heater to keep you cozy and warm during the winter months. A camp kitchen with a picnic table is provided for cooking and eating, and a fire pit awaits for roasting marshmallows and sharing stories. Additionally, a primitive bucket toilet set up with a pop-up privacy tent completes the rustic camping experience.
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Mad RIver Farm Camping

7 sites · Lodging, Tents40 acres · Ennis, MT
Please read bullet points below before you book with us. Wake up to the impressive scenery of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the sun shining over the Madison range on this nearly 50 acre farm in McAllister, Montana. You'll be camped in a wide open grass pasture JUST OFF Hwy 287, 1.5 miles from Ennis Lake and the Madison River which offers some of the most diverse fly fishing in Montana. The Madison River runs through this scenic valley and is flanked by the towering Madison, Gravelly and Tobacco Root ranges which are all visable from our campsites. Our land is filled with wildlife including fox, coyotes, sandhill cranes, bald eagles, osprey, deer and antelope. Horses in the pasture to the North and cattle to the South. Crash in our field and you're only about 1 hour from Yellowstone, without the Yellowstone prices and congestion. The town of Ennis is 7 miles and the best steakhouse in the valley is 2 minutes north up HWY 287. Plan an easy afternoon trip to the historic Old West town of Virginia City (20 miles). We are surrounded by endless trails for hiking, 4 wheeling and trail riding. Big Sky Ski Resort is an hour and 30 minutes over the Madison Range. Take an evening to go to Norris Hotsprings (9 miles). Lewis and Clark Caverns one of the most highly decorated limestone caverns in North America is only 28 miles away. The list of activities goes on and on, but there is always the option to just relax and feel comfortable doing nothing. This is the perfect place to choose to be disconnected and unplugged for a while, but not to far off the beaten path so its an easy camp. 45°26'15.5"N 111°43'53.8"W https://goo.gl/maps/i7jR4qSxP4SkU1QTA -Parking is just off HWY 287, very easy access by bike or vehicle. Vehicles will stay in the designated parking are and campers will walk to any area of the pasture they wish to set up camp!  -This is a field, a pasture where grass grows to feed cattle. The views of the Madison Range and Tobacco Root Mountains is incredible. There are a few areas of trimmed grass, but for the most part this is a pasture with long grass. This area is not maintained like a KOA. This is not at all what would call "roughing it" but I grew up in Montana and we have different standards here. -We ask that you please give room to other campers, you'll have so much room it should never be an issue. -There is now a porta potty and fire pit! both of which are for all campers to use. Please do not set up camp right next to the firepit, right next to the porta potty or in the parking area. -This is a pasture alongside the road in Montana. There are no parking lot lights. There is no wifi. There are no trees or shelters. It is not private because it is an open field along HWY 287. That being said there are rarely ever more than 1-2 camping groups at a time. -The Campfire is communal. Everyone needs to be able to enjoy. There are several area to set up camp. We usualy will only have 1-2 campers at any given time. The most we have ever had at once is 4. -You're free to walk around and find your perfect spot. You can walk through the tall grass or you can camp in one of the spots that is trimmed down. You have that freedom! We trim down the "road", the firepit, a couple campsites and the area around the garbage and porta potty. We dont want to completely mow down our pasture. We like to keep it wild. When Hipcampers are not using the area its a place for deer, antelope, cyotes and sandhill cranes. If you want to have a campground with manicured walkways/camping spots this is not the green pasture for you. 🇺🇸 July 4th update FYI the 2 track road down to the canvas wall tent has irrigation water covering it. Don’t go down the path to the tent, you will get stuck. There are plenty of places to camp without driving down toward the canvas tent. There is a saw horse blocking the road. Please do not move the saw horse or drive down the road.
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Yellowstone's Home-Base Hookups

4 sites · RVs, Tents21 acres · Cameron, MT
Our family purchased this 21 acre property in the middle of 2021 with the hopes of making some lasting memories and allowing others to do the same. Since it's so close to Yellowstone (30 min drive), Henry's Lake (10 min drive), Ennis (45 mins drive) & Bozeman (2 hours), we knew it would be a perfect "home base" for us to explore everything Montana has to offer. Learn more about this land: 21 acres near Cliff and Wade Lakes is set up for an RVs. * 2 - 50 amp power service w/ hookup * Drilled a 190'/20 gpm well w/ hookup * Installed a septic system - not hookup. Only for dumping. * RV corral to park in There are two pads (Site 1 & Site 2), which are rented out separately, however if you would like to grab both, please shoot me a message. Both sites have water & power hookup's. PLEASE NOTE: There are NOT a sewer/septic hookup's. We do have a dump station onsite for you to use. We also do not have trash service, so we kindly ask you pack-in and pack-out. The views are outstanding and you are minutes from fishing, hiking, hunting and exploring in Yellowstone National Park (30 min drive), Hebgen Lake (10 mins drive), Henry's Lake (10 min drive), the Madison River and Island Park. If you would like more suggestions on what to do while staying at our home base hookups, we would love to share our favorite spots! Once booked, there is a link in the "arrival instructions" with recommendations on places to go, see, eat and explore. I hope you find it helpful! Find us on Face-Book under "Yellowstone's Home-base Hookups" or https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100094546607334
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Fast Forks Farm

1 site · RV5 acres · Gallatin Gateway, MT
Escape to the idyllic countryside at the mouth of the canyon to Big Sky and experience the ultimate RV camping adventure at our enchanting five-acre hobby farm! Nestled amidst the beauty of nature, our farm offers an extraordinary getaway where you can connect with animals, embrace the tranquility, and create cherished memories. Immerse yourself in the charm of our RV site, perfectly situated on a level gravel surface at the mouth of our oversize garage, giving you privacy from the house and a lovely view of the pasture, our horses, and neighboring farmland. The spot is near the dedicated grass paddock with horse safe fencing, exclusively reserved for your horses. Rest easy knowing that your beloved companions will have their own space separate from ours. Convenience meets comfort with a nearby hose bib and garden hose, providing you with easy access to potable water for your needs. Potable hose not included (bring your own if that is needed). Indulge in the simplicity of life on the farm as you soak in the rustic ambiance and savor the crisp, fresh air. Our gravel roads beckon you to embark on leisurely trail rides, walks, or bike rides, where every corner reveals picturesque vistas and hidden wonders. For the adventurous souls, a mere half-mile ride down the road leads to a magnificent 15-acre natural neighborhood park. Delight in the thrill of exploring its charming trails, meandering through enchanting creek crossings, and discovering a meadow adorned with a grass riding arena and small cross country jumps. Rest assured, your attentive host resides on-site, ensuring your stay is seamless and worry-free. The privacy of our guests and the hosts is paramount, allowing you to relish in your own personal oasis, including our very secluded campfire pit. Please note, the rest of the farm is available by invitation only. Should you require it, we offer the option to purchase hay on site. Our commitment to your animal's well-being reflects our dedication to providing an exceptional experience for both you and your equine companions. Escape the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary on our captivating hobby farm. Book your unforgettable camping experience today and immerse yourself in a world of natural beauty, delightful animals, and endless possibilities. Your extraordinary adventure awaits!
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Camping near Big Sky guide

Overview

With a name like Big Sky, it's easy to imagine pitching a tent under the Milky Way in the Montana Rockies. This ski resort town puts you at the foot of looming peaks and Gallatin Canyon. The best part—it's just a stone's throw from Yellowstone. It may be a vacation hot spot, but Yellowstone National Park has no shortage of camping options. Choose from over 2,000 campsites across 12 campgrounds, or bask in the isolation of a remote backpacking site. For secluded camping in the wilds of Montana, venture into Gallatin National Forest. The whopping 3.1 million acres of rugged mountains and buttes are home to endless wildlife. Keep an eye out for moose, mountain goats, and bighorn sheep. Want easy access to Big Sky? Discover the seasonal campgrounds of Gallatin Canyon. The towering rock walls invite you to enjoy world-class rafting, fishing, and hiking. Just over 6 miles from Big Sky Montana on the Gallatin River, you find Red Cliff Campground. Another popular spot is Swan Creek Campground, where you can sleep under fir and spruce trees at 5,800 feet. While Big Sky campgrounds lend themselves more to tents, you can still find RV camping. Just keep in mind the closest dump stations are in West Yellowstone and Bozeman. For no-stress camping, you can always hunker down in an RV park with Wi-Fi, private picnic tables, and fire rings. Want to enjoy Big Sky skiing in the winter? Get cozy in a heated cabin.

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