The high elevation Fairy Lake campground is rugged, remote, and good old fashioned fun. The campground is small and nestled into the forest. There is a trail from the campground that leads to Fairy Lake—they gave it this magical name for a reason.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
9 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports


Natural features you'll find at Fairy Lake Campground.

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Hipcamper Hiedi
Hiedi V.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 21st, 2015

We camped there the first weekend it was open. It was awesome. Road up there is not great but had a wonderful time. We actually stayed here not Gypsy Lake. Ooops. It was great.

Hipcamper Seth
Seth N.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 5th, 2016

Fun place to camp, not too far away from Bozeman—about an hour's drive or so. The last seven miles to the trailhead (Sacagawea Peak) and the campground is pretty rough, but worth the effort. Cold lake, but swimmable. There used to be a rope swing—at least it was there last season... The hike up to Sacagawea is fun and also worth the effort. Goats for daaaaays.

Sunset above the lake, on the ridge below Sacagawea PeakLooking up towards the saddle between Sacagawea and Hardscrabble from the far lake shore.Goat at sunset. Less ominous than it might appear.
Hipcamper Grace
Grace B.
recommends this listing.
December 9th, 2017

Hike to Sac peak! It's an intense elevation gain, but so worth it.

Hipcamper Sean J.
recommends this listing.
November 14th, 2019
Hipcamper Mj S.
recommends this listing.
March 15th, 2017
Hipcamper Seth N.
recommends this listing.
December 5th, 2016
Custer Gallatin National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(406) 587-6701
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45.906° N, 110.961° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 9 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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