Camping

With dozens of campgrounds in the area; glamping out in your rv, camping in a tent, or dreaming under the stars, the Eureka area has the place for you. Lakeside, riverside or mountainside, you’re sure to find a splendid getaway for you, your family, and friends.

The U.S. Forest Service has a huge amount of information on recreation opportunities in the Kootenai National Forest and its 2.2 million acres of lakes, mountains, and trails. Follow the links on the lefthand side of the page to find detailed information on specific camping sites.


Also check eurekamontana.org’s directory, searching under the term “camping” for camping sites and businesses that support camping.


Recreation.gov has a huge amount of information on resources across the country. Searching for “Kootenai National Forest” brings up a long detailed list of campgrounds.


The Watertown-Glacier International Peace Park map gives detailed information on campgrounds in Glacier National Park, including dates of operation and fees. Keep in mind that this park is immensely popular, with more than 1 million visitors a year, so check campground availability before setting out.


What to See and Do Near Eureka . . . ” gives details on three historic cabins: Wolverine, Mount Wam, and Weasel. “Tobacco Valley Country” (page 47) also gives details on Weasel and Wolverine.


The State of Montana devotes part of its website to safe camping and another to drought conditions (search for “Region 1”). Also consult eurekamontana.org’s page devoted to Wildfires for further information on fire conditions.