Big Arm State Park, MT

The park is located on the southwest shore of Flathead Lake and offers spectacular views of the Mission Mountains. It is a popular launch spot to Wild Horse Island. Many of the 40 campsites are situated along the shoreline. The park also has 3 yurts, showers and flush toilets. ...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Apr 22 2015   Later Dates

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ADA designated campsites may only be reserved and occupied by a party who can provide proof of disability upon arrival. Proof of eligibility for at least one member of your party will be required in the form of a DMV (or other states equivalent) issued person with disabilities placard or disabilities motor vehicle license plate. The eligible member of your party must be an occupant of the site for the entire reserved period. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the cancellation of your reservation and forfeiture of your reservation fee. Additional cancellation fees will be applied.

To avoid attracting bears and other critters, do not leave food, coolers or cooking utensils in tents or out unattended at anytime. Place all garbage in bear proof dumpsters. Horses are not allowed in campgrounds.

Some yurts, cabins and group facilities are ADA accessible and do not require proof of disability upon arrival.

Camping is allowed in designated areas only. All boats, trailers, rigs and motorized vehicles must fit entirely within the campsite parking-spur provided. Any equipment that does not fit entirely within the campsite parking-spur must be parked outside the campground in an area designated by the park manager. If no outside parking is available, a second campsite must be purchased.

Check-in time is 2:00pm for campsites and 3:00pm for yurts, cabins and tipis's (local time).

Check-out time is 1:00pm for campsites and 12:00pm for yurts, cabins, and tipis (local park time). Late checkouts may incur additional fees unless prior arrangements have been made with park staff.

The maximum capacity at each individually signed or numbered campsite is eight (8) people. This typically involves a single camping unit, which includes, but not limited to, a tent, motor home, camping bus, truck mounted camper shell, pull-type camper, or other device designed and commonly used for sleeping. In the event the site is designated as Double Site, the site capacity for that site is doubled to allow for sixteen (16) people and two camping units.

Campfires are allowed in designated areas only!

Pets must be kept on a leash. Please check with destination park staff for local restrictions.

Quiet hours are enforced from 10:00pm to 7:00am.

Fireworks are prohibited in all parks at all times. No Exceptions.
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

The park is located on the southwest shore of Flathead Lake and offers spectacular views of the Mission Mountains. It is a popular launch spot to Wild Horse Island. Many of the 40 campsites are situated along the shoreline. The park also has 3 yurts, showers and flush toilets. Swimming, sunbathing, boating, fishing and hiking on the nature trail are some of the popular activities. This park and the southern end of Flathead Lake are located on the Flathead Indian Reservation, so you will need a Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribe fishing license to enjoy the excellent fishing here.

Booking Window
Thu Jul 24 2014 - Wed Apr 22 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 9 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Sun Sep 21 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 22 2014 Sun Nov 30 2014
Walk In Sun Mar 01 2015 Thu May 14 2015
Peak Fri May 15 2015 Sun Sep 20 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • CAMPGROUND HOST
  • CAMPING, IMPROVED SITE
  • Comfort Station
  • Day Use Group Shelter
  • Dock, Boat
  • Hiking Trail
  • Information / Contact Station
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnicking
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 100 Feet
  • Swimming - Park Lake
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information

Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $10.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted:
Visa Mastercard

Cancellation Policy

Campsite Cancellations received prior to scheduled check-in time will incur a $10 cancellation fee. Campsite Cancellations received after scheduled check-in time will incur a $10 cancellation fee plus the first night and usage fees for any additional expired nights of the reservation.

A reservation turns into "no-show" status at check in time on the day after the scheduled arrival date unless alternate arrangements have been made with the park or by calling 208-630-5049. All fees are forfeited when a reservation turns to "no-show" status.

Cancellations received for facilities including Cabins, Yurts and Tepees will incur a cancellation fee equal to the first nights use fee. Facility Cancellations (Cabins, Yurts, and Teepees) received after scheduled check-in time will incur a cancellation fee of the first nights use fee as well as the usage fees for any additional expired nights of the reservation

Group Campsites and Facilities: There is a $50 fee for cancelling your reservation 21 days or more in advance of your arrival date. Group and Facility cancellations made less than 21 days in advance will result in the forfeiture of the first night or facility use fee. Changes to your Group or Facility reservation will result in a $10 transaction fee. To change all the dates of your reservation you must cancel with fees and then re-book. The $25 Reservation Fee is Non-Refundable.


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 16 2014 -
Sep 21 2014
Yurt $45.00-$55.00
Large Yurt $45.00-$60.00
Group Camps $60.00
Day Use Area $75.00
Campsite Electric $20.00-$28.00
Campsite $15.00-$23.00
Walk In Season
Sep 22 2014 -
Nov 30 2014
Yurt $42.00
Large Yurt $42.00-$55.00
Group Camps $60.00
Day Use Area $75.00
Campsite Electric $12.00-$20.00
Campsite $12.00-$20.00
Walk In Season
Mar 01 2015 -
May 14 2015
Yurt $42.00
Large Yurt $42.00-$55.00
Group Camps $60.00
Day Use Area $75.00
Campsite Electric $12.00-$20.00
Campsite $12.00-$20.00
Peak Season
May 15 2015 -
Sep 20 2015
Yurt $45.00-$55.00
Large Yurt $45.00-$60.00
Group Camps $60.00
Day Use Area $75.00
Campsite Electric $20.00-$28.00
Campsite $15.00-$23.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.811, -114.312
47°48'40"N, 114°18'43"W

Big Arm State Park is located 13 miles north of Polson on U.S. 93.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Big Arm State Park
28031 Big Arm State Park Rd.
Big Arm  MT  59910

Phone Number:

Project Office: (406)752-5501
Additional Information