Downstream Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Recreation enthusiast and sportsman enjoy the scenic beauty of 1500 miles of shoreline of Fort Peck Lake. Downstream Campground offers 86 campsites- 73 with electrical hookups-and 13 tent sites. The campground offers showers, restrooms, picnic areas, playgrounds and a nature trail. Group and individual reservations are available. Interpretive Center and Museum. Displays include wildlife dioramas, aquariums, dinosaur fossils and Fort Peck Dam construction history: 1. Fort Peck Interpretive Center and Museum 2. Powerhouse Tours and Museum (open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day). REFERRAL FACILITY: West End Tent & Trailer: Located approximately 1 mile south of MT State HWY 24 and 5 miles west of Fort Peck. This campground overlooks Fort Peck Reservoir. Thirteen 30 Amp electric sites, with non-electric overflow available. Non-reservable, first come-first serve only. Season Dates for 2010 are May 14th to September 7th. Check out time is 12:00 P.M. For more information call the Fort Peck Project Office at (406) 526-3411 or the Downstream Campground at (406) 526-3224.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Amphitheater
  • Basketball Net/Court
  • Bike Trail
  • Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilet
  • Hiking Trail
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Trail
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pit Restroom
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Telephone

Fees

Peak Season
May 14 2010 -
Sep 07 2010
WALK TO $10.00
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $10.00-$18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
SHELTER ELECTRIC $20.00
GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC $164.00
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2010 -
Oct 22 2010
WALK TO $10.00
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $10.00-$18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
SHELTER ELECTRIC $20.00
GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC $164.00
Peak Season
May 13 2011 -
Sep 06 2011
WALK TO $10.00
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $10.00-$18.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
SHELTER ELECTRIC $20.00
GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC $164.00

Alerts and Important Information Campers must comply with the 2 day minimum rule on weekends and 3 day minimum on holidays. Reservations must be made at least 2 days in advance. The campground is open seasonally beginning at the end of April and closing the third week of October. Attendants are on duty from mid-May through the first week in September. All reservations (including Shelters) must check-in at the Gate House upon arrival. Prices for the 50 amp electric sites is $18 per night and for the 30 amp electric sites is $16 per night. Tent camping sites are $10 per night. Group sites are $164. This campground has first-come, first-served sites. Reservations are taken for mid-May through early September. Sites are available on a first-come, first served basis outside the reservation season.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 16 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Downstream
Campground Phone: 406-526-3411
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Fort Peck (near Glasgow), MT
Phone: 406-526-3411

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More About Downstream Campground

Downstream is a campground located in Glasgow, 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 -106.4289 latitude, and -106.4289 longitude into your GPS device.

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