Jimmy Joe Campground is a free campground on the banks of East Rosebud Creek in the East Rosebud drainage. East Rosebud is considered one of the more scenic drainages in the Beartooths . East Rosebud Trail (#15), Spread Creek Trail (#13), and Phantom Creek Trail (#17). East Rosebud Lake Campground and Sand Dunes Picnic Ground also located in the East Rosebud drainage.
For a road map of the area, including campground locations, please see our Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM).
No Reservations. This campground does not use a reservation system; it is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. Be aware the campground may fill up on weekends & holidays during the summer months and you should arrive in the early afternoon to ensure there is a space available for the night. There is a 16 day stay limit. Some sites in campground have bear resistant food storage lockers. Individual camp sites vary in size, but the max trailer length is 30ft.
Directions from district office:
Drive north on US Hwy 212 for 2.1 miles. Turn left (west) onto MT-78 and drive 19.7 miles. Turn left (south) onto Roscoe Rd. Drive 2.3 miles, cross the bridge and turn right (south) onto East Rosebud Rd. Drive 6.5 miles and until the campground, on your right.
Beartooth Ranger District
6811 US Hwy 212
Red Lodge, MT 59068