Montana Campgrounds That Are Perfect for Exploring the National Parks


When you’re heading out to explore the national parks in Montana, you want a home base that helps set you up for adventure. And nothing says Big Sky Country like sleeping under the stars. Find a campground that gives you easy access to the entrance gate in the morning, with the amenities you crave and the sustainable focus you can’t live without. Here are a few campgrounds that will set your stay up for adventure.

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Butte KOA Journey

Butte, America, is a destination in and of itself. With history, biking and world-class hiking just minutes from the Butte KOA Journey, it’s easy to set up camp and stay awhile. But if Yellowstone is your aim, it’s only a 2.5 hour drive, making for a very doable day trip. And don’t forget there are more national sites in Montana worth visiting. Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site is just 40 minutes away from the key amenities you’ll find at camp, like the seasonal pool, fenced dog park, and fast wifi.

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Mountain View RV Park

Located less than half an hour away from the west entrance of Glacier National Park, Mountain View RV Park in historic Columbia Falls offers full hookups and complimentary coffee—not something you’ll necessarily find inside the park with dry camping. Get into Glacier and explore, with a relaxing base to come back to. And with mountain views right from the site, the park really lives up to its name. You don’t want to miss the sunsets here.

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Glacier Peaks RV Park

Also located near Columbia Falls, Glacier Peaks RV Park is a short 30-minute drive to Glacier, with tent sites, RV hookups, and deluxe cabins to choose from. Find your peace and serenity among the Douglas firs, and enjoy easy access to nature. And just as you escape into the forest, you’re only minutes down the road from conveniences like supermarkets, restaurants and shopping. Stay connected while you get easy access to the wilderness.

Osens RV Park

In Livingston, Montana, located just an hour away from the Gardiner entrance into Yellowstone National Park, Osens RV Park is your gateway to adventure. This is a spot that lets you settle in and explore for a while, with cable TV and wifi to keep you connected, and mature trees around the sites to give you a sense of privacy. You’re close to it all, and just moments away from the scenic splendor of the Paradise Valley, the grand entrance to Yellowstone. Fly fish, hike, and wildlife watch without having to go far.

Bozeman Trail Campground

Clocking in at less than an hour and a half from Yellowstone, Bozeman offers more than just east access to Yellowstone. Fine dining, drinks, shopping and all the city amenities, with quick access to the park. It’s hard to imagine you can go from scenic views over Main Street to grizzly bears and geysers in so little time. The Bozeman Trail Campground has location down pat, with the comforts of full hookups, laundry service, and sites to accommodate big rigs. So unhitch and get comfortable for your national park explorations.

Find your way to a Highline Adventures property, and settle in at the gateway to some of the nation’s most spectacular national parks. Book your stay, and get ready to get out there.