Sheepshead Picnic Area Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Sheepshead Mountain Recreation Area is for picnics, games, hiking, fishing and enjoying nature. Groups can reserve the pavilion for special events.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing
  • Accessible Group Shelters
  • Accessible Handicapped Site
  • Accessible Hiking Trails
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Accessible Pit Restroom
  • Accessible Ramps
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Barrier-Free Facilities
  • Baseball Field
  • Bbq Grills
  • Bird Watching
  • Campground Host
  • Canoeing
  • Covered Group Structure
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Dock
  • Grills
  • Group Fire Ring
  • Group Grill
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Horseshoe Pitching
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Lake
  • Nature Trails
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Photography
  • Play Field
  • Scenery
  • Sheltered Dining Area
  • Softball Fields
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Volleyball
  • Water Fountains
  • Wildlife Viewing


Peak Season
Jun 14 2010 -
Sep 14 2010
Peak Season
Jun 14 2011 -
Sep 14 2011

Alerts and Important Information Sheepshead Mountain Recreation Area, a great place for weddings, receptions, family and other group picnics. You can reserve the pavilion from mid June through Labor Day. Sheepshead is an expanse of grassy meadows and sagebrush, with several streams and a small lake, all surrounded by lodgepole pine forest. The natural setting has been adapted with freatures and facilities which are accessible to almost everyone. Sheepshead pavilion has 8-10 large picnic tables in the pavilion with a grill. There is a fireplace with bbq spit behind the pavilion. There is a group fire ring just below the pavilion. It can accommodate approximately 80 people inside the pavilion. There are additional tables outside, some with built-in grills. Water is available at the pavilion. There is a volleyball court and horseshoes near the pavilion. The volunteer host has a net, but all other equipment must be proveided by the renter. FEE NOTE:$50.00 for first 50 people plus $0.50 per person over 50 people. NOTE: To make reservations contact the park by calling 406-494-2147.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 15 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Sheepshead Picnic Area
Campground Phone: 406-494-0246
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Butte, MT
Phone: 406-494-0246

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More About Sheepshead Picnic Area Campground

Sheepshead Picnic Area is a campground located in Butte, Montana. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -112.465 latitude, and -112.465 longitude into your GPS device.

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