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The Best Camping in Helena

Looking for the best camping in Helena? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Helena. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Helena

  • Clancy, Montana

    Willard Creek, Trail 301, and East Fork Loop

    12.18 mi / 2572 ft gain
    Willard Creek, Trail 301, and East Fork Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Clancy, Montana.
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  • Helena, Montana

    Continental Divide Trail: MacDonald Pass to Priest Pass

    5.0
    10.8 mi / 2500 ft gain
    The CDT trail is a popular trail with thru-hikers, and is considered one of the three Crown Jewels. The Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail being the other two.  This section of the Continental Divide Trail starts 25-minutes to the West of Helena just off Highway 12 at the CDNST Trailhe...
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  • Deer Lodge, Montana

    Trask Lakes via Rock Creek

    16.45 mi / 3353 ft gain
    Trask Lakes via Rock Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Deer Lodge, Montana.
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  • Deer Lodge, Montana

    Summit Mount Powell

    11.6 mi / 4730 ft gain
    From Interstate 90, exit at Racetrack #195. Continue west for one mile and turn north at a T intersection. Follow the road for about 0.75 mi. to Quinlan Rd. and continue west with a dogleg south for 3.5 mi. Take a sharp right to the north east to a Y and take the left fork. After about 0.07 mi., ...
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  • Lincoln, Montana

    Arrastra Creek Trail

    7.68 mi / 1430 ft gain
    Arrastra Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lincoln, Montana.
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