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Moose Creek Group Site

Custer Gallatin National Forest



Set in the scenic Gallatin Canyon, Moose Creek Group Site offers visitors many outdoor recreation opportunities such as fishing, rafting, hiking and wildlife viewing. Facilities such as campfire rings and picnic tables are provided, along with the chance to spot local wildlife like bald eagles, bighorn sheep and much more.


Moose Creek Group Site is located in the scenic Gallatin Canyon on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest of Montana. It is 32 miles south of Bozeman.

The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, rafting, hiking and viewing local wildlife.


Great opportunities for hiking, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing are available around the campground. Anglers cast for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout, whitefish and Arctic grayling on the Gallatin River. Rafting and kayaking are popular activities as well.

Many trails can be found in Gallatin Canyon. The Swan Creek Trail begins at nearby Swan Creek Campground. Golden Trout Lakes Trail begins about 15 minutes away up Portal Creek Road, three miles south of the campground.


Moose Creek is available for group picnicking or camping and can accommodate up to 90 people. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets. Drinking water and trash collection are not available at the campground.

Natural Features

The group site sits next to the Gallatin River and Moose Creek, just off Highway 191, at an elevation of 5,700 feet. The site is partly surrounded by pine and fir trees.

A variety of wildlife makes its home in this scenic canyon. Visitors can often glimpse bald eagles, bighorn sheep, moose, elk, mountain goats, deer and coyotes. Black and grizzly bears also live in the canyon.
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Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Moose Creek Flat
Custer Gallatin National Forest
0.4mi 100%
Swan Creek
Custer Gallatin National Forest
1.5mi 88%
Greek Creek
Custer Gallatin National Forest
2.1mi 100%
Garnet Mountain Fire Lookout
Custer Gallatin National Forest
5.5mi 69%
Spire Rock
Custer Gallatin National Forest
6.4mi 73%
Windy Pass Cabin
Custer Gallatin National Forest
6.9mi 83%
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