Description

Can’t decide whether to visit Mongolia, for the unique lodging experience, or Aruba, for the scuba diving and relaxing vibes? Let us suggest Big Arm, Montana’s premiere lakeside hotspot, where you can scuba dive or windsurf the biggest lake of the wild west by day, and camp in a 20-foot yurt by night. Prefer the comfort of your own tent? Settle down under the ponderosa pines and make Big Arm your new home away from home.
Campsite area
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
45 sites
Up to 35 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Hiking
Horseback riding
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Arm Unit Campground.

Beach
Lake
Swimming hole
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Suzy A.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 27th, 2016

Traveling during the shoulder season, I found this campground nearly empty in early June. My site -- A10 -- was extra-large, quiet, and right on the lake, with super-simple access to swimming and an out-of-this-world sunset. You'll score an immense panorama of Flathead Lake and the mountains beyond by simply keeping the flaps up on your tent! I was serenaded by a pair of loons, wailing and yodeling into the night. The sites are large, and there are many that are right next to the lake -- those are the sites you want. I also highly recommend The Farmhouse restaurant in Lakeside, Montana -- just up the road -- for a supreme, healthy, farm-to-table breakfast you won't forget.

Site A21 is one of the largest (non-electric) sites you'll find anywhere.  It's right on the Flathead Lake, with westward views to incredible sunsets and an "AWWWW!"-inspiring panorama.Whoa, Montana.  This is the view from Big Arm Unit's campground site #A21.  Expect to listen to the loons after sunset.  I loved this place.
Hipcamper Austin C.
recommends this listing.
December 22nd, 2018
Hipcamper Kate Y.
recommends this listing.
February 18th, 2018
Hipcamper Kenny S.
recommends this listing.
December 19th, 2017
Park
Flathead Lake State Park - Big Arm Unit
State
Montana
Country
United States
Phone Number
406-849-5256
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
47.811° N, 114.312° W
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 3 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent Only - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 35 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 41 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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