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The Ponderosa

· Turtle Lake, Lake, Montana
5 acres hosted by Craig S.
1 RV site · 3 tent sites
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at this Hipcamp.
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
This property sits on a ridge line that ties into the Mission Mountains.  Very close to town but definitely in the wild.  Our views span the entire length of Flathead Lake and the Mission Mountains.  A clear day shows the beautiful Glacier Park in the distance.
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48 ratings · 39 reviews
Erika J.recommends
September 14, 2023
Mountains, private, close to town 1
Stay here if you can!
This was probably our favorite site on our whole trip. Craigs directions were easy to understand and his place was simple to find. The view cannot be beat. His dogs are friendly and fun to play with. The outhouse was the cleanest I’ve ever seen. We would definitely recommend this spot and hopefully we can stay again sometime.
Hazel P.recommends
September 6, 2023
Mountains, private, close to town 2
Great views!!!!!! Craig and his dogs were very friendly. The site came with everything he advertised and the views did not disappoint.
Travis H.recommends
September 4, 2023
Mountains, private, close to town 2
Beautiful views, super nice host! Host has two very friendly dogs that come and say hi from time to time.
Lucia H.recommends
August 11, 2023
Mountains, private, close to town 2
Worked for us! Great access to flathead lake activities. Great view if you are camping on the ridgeline (campsite #1 and #2). Campsite #2 is very close to #1, so if both are booked, it would be a tight fit. There's a port-a-potty for restroom, and the hosts were friendly. Craig's son checked on us to ask if we needed anything and how we were enjoying the spot. The camping was pretty close to the host's house, but it worked out fine for us!
Rob K.recommends
August 7, 2023
RV or Camper Spot
The host was responsive and friendly. The property is well suited for hosting a few campers and the view from the ridgeline is spectacular. 2 dogs and a cat were friendly as well. Water source was easy to use as well.
Morgan K.recommends
July 30, 2023
Forest, trails, lake, town close 3
Great spot for camping and explorin
Very private spot. Close to flathead lake. A LOT of deer that walk through site, which we loved! Be careful driving around the area due to the amount of deer! Little hard to find but figured it out quickly. Bathroom is extremely clean and nicely placed.
Turtle Lake, Lake, Montana, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla, Ktunaxa ɁamakɁis, Salish, and Salish & Kootenai Tribes First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Craig S.Joined in May 2018
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 3 hours
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