Price Creek Campground is a remote campground in southwest Montana, located along the Pioneer Mountain Scenic Byway. It offers 21 individual sites and one group site, accessible vault toilets, hand pumps, picnic tables and fire rings. Visitors can enjoy activities like hiking, ATV/UT trails, photography, fishing and digging for quartz crystal, as well as spotting local wildlife. There is no cell phone coverage and no garbage service.
Nestled along the Pioneer Mountain Scenic Byway of southwest Montana, Price Creek Campground provides many recreational opportunities for any outdoor enthusiast! It is part of the Dillon Ranger District of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, the largest national forest in Montana, and an easy drive to multiple full service communities. Dillon is approximately 46 miles southeast and Butte 65 miles northeast. Wise River is a small rural community 28 miles to the north that has a post office and small convenience store and gas station.
There are 21 individual “first come first serve” sites and one extra-large reservable group site that can accommodate up to six trailers. The reservable group site is laid out in a large loop with a fire pit located in the middle and multiple picnic tables. Vault toilets and drinkable water from hand pumps are provided throughout the campground.
Price Creek Campground is accessible late May through December 2nd dependent of weather conditions and can accommodate trailers up to 30’. Price Creek Campground is a paved road campground. There is no cell phone coverage at this site.
Price Creek Campground sits at 7,873 feet in elevation and is surrounded by Lodgepole pines providing lots of shade and natural beauty. A large variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, moose and even an occasional black bear can be seen passing through the area.
From Price Creek campground visitors have easy access to many different recreational activities. The Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway is a 49 mile long drive that travels the length of the Pioneer Mountain range and itself provides visitors with interpretive sites along the way including Coolidge Ghost Town, Grand Vista Overview and a wide array of hiking and riding trails. Just an easy 1.5 miles drive north of Price Creek, people can visit Crystal Park; a 30 acre area open to the public for digging for quartz crystal. Finally, after a day of recreating you can head down the road and take a relaxing dip in the natural hot springs located at Elkhorn Hot Springs Resort.