Doris Creek Campground

Kalispell, Montana

Overview

Doris Creek Campground is located high in the Rocky Mountains, west of the Continental Divide and just south of the Canadian border. Spectacular views and ample opportunities for recreation surround the campground.

Recreation

Boating is popular on the 27,750-acre reservoir, and a concrete boat ramp is accessible at Doris Point Boat Launch above the campground which also provides ample parking. Swimming and fishing are also popular pastimes, and anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish, including cutthroat trout.

Facilities

The campground offers 9 overnight sites for tent and RV camping. Each is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. There is no water at this campground. Please bring your own drinking water. An accessible vault toilet is provided. Campground roads and parking spurs are gravel. Campground host is available to answer any questions about the campground and surrounding area. The campground also offers first-come, first-serve sites as well.

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. Home to lynx, grizzly bear and bull trout, the forest is a premiere destination for visitors.

Nearby Attractions

Doris Creek Campground is approximately 14 miles southwest of the West Glacier entrance to Glacier National Park.

Charges & Cancellations

Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival will be considered for a refund of Camping fees only and will automatically forfeit the first nights fee. Day of Arrival refund requests must be turned in by calling 1-877-444-6777, then followed up with a call to Susan at 406-309-2018 or Cheryl at 406-404-4164 to get the information to the campground.

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Adventures Nearby

  • Drive around Hungry Horse Reservoir

    About 100 miles of mostly gravel roads (14 miles of pavement) will take you around this beautiful reservoir.  With that many miles of road and the shoreline to go with it, it is obvious that there is plenty to see and do in the Hungry Horse area. ...

  • Hike to Blaine Mountain

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  • Climb the Great Northern Mountain

    From Columbia Falls, head East on U.S. Highway 2 past the town of Hungry Horse and turn right to Martin City. Keep driving along the East side of the Hungry Horse Reservoir until the pavement ends (roughly 2miles), then continue 13 more miles unti...

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