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Riverside (Mt)

Flathead National Forest

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Summary

Riverside Campground is located near the Hungry Horse Reservoir, surrounded by rocky mountains and offering a range of recreational activities. Three campsites are available, with facilities including tables, campfire rings, and accessible vault toilets. An on-site host is available to answer questions. The campground also provides views of the 10th highest dam in the US.

Overview

Riverside Campground is located on the Hungry Horse Reservoir, high in the Rocky Mountains, less than 30 miles from the Continental Divide, surrounded by towering mountain peaks. Visitors can expect a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, exploring and big game hunting. Riverside has 3 campsites, all reservable. The stay limit is 16 consecutive nights.

Recreation

Boating is popular on the 27,750-acre reservoir, and a concrete boat ramp is accessible from within the campground. Swimming and fishing are also popular pastimes, and anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish, including cutthroat trout.

Facilities

The campground offers three overnight sites (2 double occupancy and 1 single occupancy) for tent and RV camping. Each is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Accessible vault toilets are provided. There is no water or garbage service at this facility. Water may be found 1 mile south at Murray Bay Campground. Though not a fill station, there are 2 hand pumps available for drinking water. Campground roads and parking spurs are gravel. An on-site host is available at nearby Murray Bay Campground to answer any questions about the facility and surrounding area.

Natural Features

The campground is situated along the massive Hungry Horse Reservoir, which was dammed to provide hydroelectric power and flood control to the area. It is the 10th highest dam in the United States and provides a stunning backdrop.

Nearby Attractions

Riverside Campground is approximately 31 miles southwest of the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park.

Charges & Cancellations

Cancellations made within the 4 Day Reservation Window will be "considered" for a refund, by the concessionaire, of Camping fees only and will automatically forfeit the first nights fee. Day of Arrival cancellations must be turned in by calling Cheryl at 406-752-PWAI (7924) or 406-404-4164 to get the information to the campground Host. All Considerations will be made after your original reservation dates have passed.   

*No shows have no chance of a refund. 

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