5 Campgrounds Near Big Sky, Montana

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Big Sky is the perfect base camp for outdoor adventures. After a beautiful summer day of hiking, fishing, biking, rafting, or climbing, it's nice to be able to head back to your campsite, build a campfire, and relax. Then you can quietly fall asleep in your tent, RV, or van as the stars twinkle at you from far above in the perfectly clear Montana sky.

Camping is a popular summer activity in Big Sky Country. There are five designated campgrounds located in the Gallatin Canyon that are within close proximity to Big Sky. (If you're not exactly sure where Big Sky is located, check out this post). Depending on snow, those sites are usually open mid-May until the end of September. Campgrounds near Big Sky are often booked solid, so reserve your site well in advance.

The following campgrounds near Big Sky are located in the Gallatin Canyon. They are listed from North to South.

Spire Rock Campground

  • Location: 16.9 miles north of Big Sky, 2.7 miles east on Storm Castle Creek Road
  • Elevation: 5,600'
  • Season: May 26 to September 30
  • # of Sites: 20
  • Max Stay: 16 Consecutive Days
  • Cost: $11 per night
  • Reservations: Recreation.gov
  • Map:

Greek Creek Campground

  • Location: 10.3 miles north of Big Sky on Highway 191
  • Elevation: 5600'
  • Season: May 6 to September 30
  • # of Sites: 14
  • Max Stay: 16 Consecutive Days
  • Cost: $15 per night
  • Reservations: Recreation.gov
  • Map:

Swan Creek Campground

  • Location: 9.3 miles north of Big Sky, .5 miles east on Swan Creek road
  • Elevation: 5,800'
  • Season: May 19 to September 30
  • # of Sites: 13
  • Max Stay: 16 Consecutive Days
  • Cost: $15 per night
  • Reservations: Recreation.gov
  • Map:

Moose Creek Flat Campground

  • Location: 8.1 miles north of Big Sky on Highway 191
  • Elevation: 5,700'
  • Season: May 19 to September 30
  • # of Sites: 13
  • Max Stay: 16 Consecutive Days
  • Cost: $15 per night
  • Reservations: Recreation.gov
  • Map:

Red Cliff Campground

  • Location: 6.3 miles south of Big Sky on east side of Highway 191
  • Elevation: 6,200'
  • Season: May 19 to September 30
  • # of Sites: 61
  • Max Stay: 16 Consecutive Days
  • Cost: $15 per night
  • Reservations: Recreation.gov
  • Map:

Camping at a campgrounds near Big Sky, Montana is a great way to experience the things that make Big Sky so special. Have fun on your camping adventure!

A few things to note about camping at campgrounds near Big Sky, Montana:

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