Indian Road Campground, Townsend, MT

Indian Road Campground, Townsend, MT How Crowded: Even on weekends, Indian Road Campground is not that busy, though weekdays will give you the best choice of campsites. How Noisy or Peaceful: Locals do tend to party here on weekends. Otherwise, you will also hear noise from trucks passing along Highway 287, and there are also trains paralleling ... Read more

Goose Bay Dispersed Area, Townsend, MT

Camping at Goose Bay Dispersed Area Camping at Canyon Ferry Lake can be had with nearly a dozen government-run campgrounds. Goose Bay Dispersed Area is one of the free ones. It’s located right next to the paid-version, Goose Bay Marina & Campground. The dispersed area can be found adjacent, along the north side. Getting into Goose Bay ... Read more

Duck Creek Campground, Townsend, MT

Duck Creek Campground, Townsend, MT How Crowded:  Duck Creek Campground tends to get few campers due to being the least known and least documented of the free campgrounds on Canyon Ferry Lake. Still, it’s recommended you get here during the week to secure the best sites along the lakeshore. How Noisy or Peaceful: It stays quiet at ... Read more

Cottonwood Campground, Townsend, MT

Cottonwood Campground, Townsend, MT How Crowded: Rarely visited by campers, this small campground offers four (4) official campsites, one of which is a well-shaded pull-through intended for disabled persons. One other site is a concrete pad, with the other two located on grass lots. The area is mostly visited by fishermen there for the day. How ... Read more

Confederate Campground, Canyon Ferry Lake, MT

Confederate Campground, Canyon Ferry Reservoir Camping at Canyon Ferry Lake is spread out across a dozen government-run campgrounds, most through the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Confederate Campground is one of the free ones. It’s located just south of Goose Bay Dispersed Area. Getting into Confederate Campground requires following a dirt road leading off of State Highway 284. The road ... Read more

Public Campgrounds on Canyon Ferry Lake, Montana

Public campgrounds on Canyon Ferry Lake, Montana are a top destination for outdoor enthusiasts near the Helena area. Canyon Ferry Lake is located about 1/2 hour to the east of the capital city. It was created in 1954 upon the...