Important: Hood Creek Campground was reconstructed during the 2011 summer season. The campground layout and site numbers have changed. Please read the site details and refer to the campground map for current information. Please contact Yellowstone Country Campgrounds at (406) 646-1012 or the Bozeman Ranger District at (406) 522-2520 with any questions.

HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND, MT

Hood Creek Campground is located next to scenic Hyalite Reservoir, on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest. It is 17 miles south of the city of Bozeman, Mont. The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating, canoeing...
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  • A maximum of two vehicles is allowed per site; the first is included in the reservation fee and a $6 fee for additional vehicles will be collected at the campground
  • Sites may be available on a first-come, first-served basis during and outside the reservation season; call (877) 646-1012 for more information
  • Hyalite Canyon Road (Forest Road 62) is closed to all motorized use annually from April 1 through May 16
  • Click here for more information on the Gallatin National Forest
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 39 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 25 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 28 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 28 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 47 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 Accessible Pull-Through
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 Pull-Through
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 43 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 39 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 Pull-Through
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 Pull-Through
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 47 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 25 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 Pull-Through
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 44 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 25 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 33 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 43 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 25 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND PICNIC 8 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND PICNIC 8 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND PICNIC 8 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 38 Back-In
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AREA HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 Pull-Through
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Overview

Overview

Hood Creek Campground is located next to scenic Hyalite Reservoir, on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest. It is 17 miles south of the city of Bozeman, Mont.

The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking and climbing.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the banks of scenic Hyalite Reservoir, at an elevation of 6,700 feet. Some campsites lie in open meadows along the shoreline, while others are located among scattered pine and fir trees.

Recreation:

Hyalite Reservoir offers many recreational activities, including boating, canoeing and fishing. Anglers fish for Yellowstone cutthroat, Arctic grayling and brook trout. Hyalite Creek offers fishing as well.

Many hiking trails are found in Hyalite Canyon, including the popular Hyalite Peak Trail. This 7.5-mile one-way trail gains 3,450 feet in elevation as is climbs past numerous waterfalls to the beautiful Hyalite Lake and Hyalite Peak.

Facilities:

The campground offers sites for both overnight camping and day-use picnicking. A group site for overnight camping is also available for reservation, and can accommodate up to 80 people.

Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection. A boat ramp is located on-site. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sat Apr 26 2014 - Thu Apr 23 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

PICNIC

Sat Apr 26 2014 - Thu Apr 23 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sat Apr 26 2014 - Thu Oct 23 2014

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sat May 17 2014 Mon Sep 29 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Creek Access
  • Day Use Area
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Rock Climbing
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Waterfront Sites
  • Wildlife Viewing
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 $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 17 2014 -
Sep 29 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $14.00
PICNIC $10.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $0.00

*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):
45.485, -110.96778
45°29'6"N, 110°58'4"W

From Main Street in Bozeman, travel south on 19th Avenue for 7 miles, to the paved Hyalite Canyon Road. Turn left and continue 10 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

HOOD CREEK CAMPGROUND
10 MILES S ON HYALITE CANYON DR
BOZEMAN MT 59718

Phone Number:

Information: (877)646-1012