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Come enjoy peace and quiet in the beautiful meadows near our home. We are located on 37 acres that include forested trails, a large pond, two small ponds, a creek, and frequent wildlife. All sites have a campfire ring and picnic table.

When sending a booking request please include:

-Number of people, vehicles, and tents

-Size and Veh

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Come enjoy peace and quiet in the beautiful meadows near our home. We are located on 37 acres that include forested trails, a large pond, two small ponds, a creek, and frequent wildlife. All sites have a campfire ring and picnic table.

When sending a booking request please include:

-Number of people, vehicles, and tents

-Size and Vehicle Type

This will help us make sure you are in a site that fits your needs.

Water Hydrant near site 4-6 by the entry gate to our house:  Water is Non-Potable (not for drinking). Please plan on bringing your own drinking water. See water fill up options under "Location and Attractions" below. Feel free to message us with any questions about water access. 

Getting into GNP:

***Glacier Park instated a new entry ticket reservation (Going to the Sun Road Pass) this last year to limit access to the park. You can buy an entry ticket online at recreation.gov - it's $2 per vehicle and is good for 3 days. If you are unable to purchase a ticket because they are unavailable, not released yet, or sold out, keep trying (they often stagger release) You can also try two day before you want to enter (at 8am Mountain Time) when they release the last 1/4 of available tickets. If you still can't get a ticket, you can enter before 6am or after 5pm when they don't require one. Or you can book an activity in the Park like a guided hike or ferry boat ride and show your confirmation to get in that day.

Site Descriptions:

*If you look at our site map (located in the pictures) you will see that our sites are organized in groups/pods - if you are interested in having a larger group gathering, we recommend that you reserve several campsites within the same pod if possible. For example, if you have a group of 12 people, you reserve sites 7-9 which are loosely grouped together but share a porta-toilet. We recommend 4 people to a site to keep the toilets in good order (professionally cleaned/pumped weekly) and preserve the feeling of a private, secluded camping experience for all our campers.

 Sites 1-6: RVs, Trailers & Tents...Located Front Meadow near pond

No hookups are provided – dry camping only. We have an open, flat meadow with 6 sites that will fit RVs and trailers of all sizes. RVs park on one side of road and pond is on the opposite side of the road.  Tents are welcome in all sites; although, we recommend the back meadow sites (7-18) for tent campers (especially in July) as it has less traffic and more privacy. Sites 1-3 share one porta-toilet and sites 4-6 share a porta-toilet. All these sites are back-in sites with partial shade - the size of the parking spots range as seen below.

Site 1 is a back-in with pine shade trees and is 50' deep and 25' wide. The fire ring is located on the pond side of the road (see pictures). 

Site 4  back-in and has partial shade with 70' x 20' approximate space.

Sites 5-6 are new in 2022 so we don't have pics yet... they will be uploaded in the late spring!

Sites 7-9: Tents, Camper vans, small RVs (total vehicle length of 26' or less)... Located in the Upper Back Meadow

Sites 7-9 share one porta-toilet and are located near the back meadow in small groves of pine and deciduous trees. All of these sites have partial shade, sandy areas for comfortable tenting, and access to a sandy bank (play area) which is popular with children that stay at these sites. It is only a few minutes walk across the creek and down the road to the large pond. 

Site 7 is 50x20' open parking area with the picnic table located in a partially enclosed "firewood wall" that is shaded by towering pines. There are several options for tenting locations including tenting in the shade.

Site 8 (new in 2022) has a parking area of 45x14' - the tent and picnic table area is on a small rise in a secluded grove of deciduous trees and cannot see the other two sites. There are no pictures of this site yet, as it is still in development- pics will be uploaded in the late spring!

Site 9 is 45 x 14'  includes a sandy Tent Area and feels private and protected by trees. Also in this site is a sweet, homemade doghouse to provide shade for your furry friends. 

Sites 10-12: Tents and Camper Vans (total length of vehicle 20' or less)... Located in the Pine Forest by the upper back meadow

All these sites are still in development so there are no pictures yet - check back for pics in late spring 2022. These are all back-in sites (25'x15' or larger) in the pines by the back meadow and will all share a porta-toilet and have sandy pads for tents. All sites will have plentiful shade, and provide the quintessential Montana camping experience in the forest.  Bring your hammocks and binoculars to spot deer and elk in the nearby meadow!

Sites 13-15: Tents and Camper Vans (total length of vehicle 20' or less)... Located in the Pine Hills behind the Pond

Located on the very back corner of the property are three Tent/ Camper van sites nestled in a hilly grove of pines, which allow glimmers from the larger pond below to filter through in the morning and evening. These sites are some of our most private sites with plentiful shade and have a narrow road that access them (Not suitable for RVS or Camp Trailers). Good for SUVs, Scaper Campers, Camper vans, Rooftop Tents.  These three sites share a Porta-toilet.  Bring your hammocks and be ready for bird-song to wake you in the morning!

Site 13 is a pull through loop but has a tight radius.  40' x 15' parking and Tent pad is 10' diameter.

Site 14 is a back in site 35' x 15'  and Tent pad is 10' diameter 

Site 15 is a back in site 25' x 15'  parking and Tent pad is 10' diameter

Sites 16-18: Tents and Camper Vans (total length of vehicle 22' or less)... located by two small, private ponds in the lower back meadow.

Sites 16-18 share a porta-toilet and access to two small ponds and the back side of the larger pond. Lots of wildlife come to this area: heron, geese, turtles, rabbits, deer, elk, moose (on occasion) to visit the water.  All sites have the partial shade of deciduous trees. These sites are the last ones we open for availability based on how much water we have from spring run-off. Because of the proximity to the ponds, they are only open once the parking areas are completely dry and stable. 

Sites 17 and 18 are new for the 2022 season!

Campfires/Firewood:

Each site has its own fire ring. Firewood is available in several locations around the property and is self serve with a donation box ($5 suggested).  Collection of wood such as dead branches or small fallen trees for small campfires is allowed. Campfires should be kept to a small, safe size - please put them fully out before turning in for the night and never scatter the cinders/partially burned logs outside of the pit. We will post if there is a local fire ban instated at any point - please feel free to message us and ask about fire updates.

Pond:

All sites have access to the large pond via the dirt road. We do allow fishing (they are just tiny sun-fish and can be caught from shore) and boating/paddle boards. Please wear life vests when out on the water. Swimming is not recommended since it is muddy/murky with lily pads for most of the summer. There is a good swimming hole just down the road near Hungry Horse Dam called Lion Lake and also good swimming at Lake McDonald in GNP.

Bears:

We ask our campers to be "bear aware" - keep your food and trash in enclosed vehicles. Never keep food or eat in your tents. We do not provide trash cans or a dump - see closest dump in info below. We do provide limited (first come, first serve) bear spray rental (donation of $5 per spray, per day) located near the water hydrant on the road by sites 4-6. GNP also provides rental at $9 per hour located in Apgar by the paddle board rentals. If you want to buy a bear spray from us, or if you forget to put your rental back before you leave, please contact us and we can charge a credit card for $40. Yes, we do have bears that sometimes saunter by - usually we have a few black bears each summer. It is rare to spot one, but if you do, please message us and let us know!  We will also keep campers aware if a bear has been seen recently on the property. 

Cell Service:

Verizon and AT&T cell service is available here - phone calls and texts work well, but internet is very limited and sporadic especially in the peak season. We do not have WiFi. 

Location and attractions:

The property is located 6 miles from Glacier Park entrance and is near HWY 2. Access is via the Old HWY 2.  Because of the proximity to Glacier National Park and the main HWY, traffic noise and train noise can be heard at the campsites. 

 Visitors are ask to keep their speed to a minimum to reduce dust on the dirt road.

 We are just a short bike ride away (two minutes by car) from attractions such as the Whiskey Barn, Josephine’s Speak Easy, Glacier Hi-Line Ropes Course, Glacier Grill Restaurant and the Amazing Fun Center, maze, and mini golf.  It is also easy access to the Gateway to Glacier Bike path. There are also E-bike rentals nearby.

There is a freshwater spring where you can fill up containers of water in Bad Rock Canyon (between Columbia Falls and Hungry Horse on the way here... 10 min away from us). Look for the large pull off areas between the river and the rock canyon walls and a white pipe coming out of the rock. We've personally filled up at this spring for years!

Closest Gas station is the Cenex in Coram (1.5 mi away). Laundry and shower are located behind this building and they also have a small convenience store.

Closest public (free) landfill dump is 2.2 miles toward Columbia Falls at 9626 Us HWY 2 E. Near Paul Bunyan Bar and Grill (which is also a good restaurant near us). Look for the gated entry and small sign marking Flathead Landfill.

Closest grocery is in Hungry Horse at Canyon Foods Grocery (3.5 miles away). 

Closest dump and water fill up for a vehicle with a holding tank is Mikes Conoco at 1645 9th st W in Columbia Falls (8.9 mi away).

Closest town with wifi,  cafes, restaurants, urgent care and larger grocery stores is Columbia Falls (9 miles away).

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
11 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Back-in site
Max length 60.0 ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Glacier Park HipCamp in Montana.

Forest
Lake
Mountainous
Field
River, stream, or...
Wetlands
Farm

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Hipcamper Anna
Anna P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
October 11th, 2021

We loved staying at Jake and Jaime’s! We happen to be the only ones in our area and we enjoyed the fire pit under the stars. Since we got there after dark, we woke up to a beautiful site as well and really enjoyed their pond. Would absolutely stay here again. So convenient to get to the National Park and has everything you need!

Hipcamper Isabelle
Isabelle L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
October 4th, 2021

The property was beautiful and private. Amenities are exactly how they’re described on the listing. My only complaint is that the location is right off of a major highway so you can hear all of the cars. If you’re picky about drinking water, bring your own! The potable water available has a heavy sulfur smell to it.

Hipcamper Jared

Perfect camping spot for glacier

Jared W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
October 2nd, 2021

Great location and campsite!! Will be back!

Hipcamper Julie

Beautiful and convenient!

Julie G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 30th, 2021

This property was not only beautiful, but so convenient to get to West Glacier. We stayed at site 7, which offered flat land for our tent and we were surrounded by trees. The site was incredibly clean with a picnic table and fire pit. We were very appreciative of the firewood and water supply. The hosts were very kind, accommodating, and thorough; always with quick responses. Thank you so very much for sharing your beautiful property with us!

Hipcamper Libby

Perfect spot for glacier trip!

Libby W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 26th, 2021

Jake and Jaimè were wonderful — our campsite was super cute and it was so great to be minutes from Glacier!

Hipcamper Peter
Peter W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
September 25th, 2021

Ideal spot! Less than 15 minutes to the west Glacier park entrance. Water spigot available and bathroom was very clean with TP and hand sanitizer. Beautiful spot right off highway 2. Was great for tent camping. Would recommend to anyone.

Hipcamper Kirsten
Kirsten F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 7)
September 17th, 2021

Cute location, right off the highway. Our camp #7 was isolated we had a great time!

Hipcamper Stephen

Safe, private & solid location!

Stephen G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 6)
September 14th, 2021

Place is super rad! Being able to have campfires is a major bonus. Super close to glacier and just close enough to hit whitefish/Columbia falls for supplies. They provide firewood at a donation rate bit you don't need to put anything(we put $8). Portapotties are clean and the stars at night make the whole trip. Can't wait to come back next year!

Hipcamper Sharon
Sharon B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 14th, 2021

Great home base for exploring Glacier, super close to the West Glacier entrance!

Awards

Best of 2022 Tent or RV Site
Finalist
Best of 2022 Montana
3rd place
Property
Greens Meadow and Pond
State
Montana
Country
United States
$40/night
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