LAKESIDE GROUP CAMPSITE, MT

Lakeside Campground is located at the south end of Lake Alva, in Montana's Lolo National Forest. The campground offers a chance to camp and enjoy recreational activities such as swimming, fishing and boating. The beautiful Mission Mountain Wilderness Area is 15 miles away.The ...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Bears frequent the area; use appropriate containers to store food and garbage
  • Drinking water is not available; please bring your own supply
  • Access to the campground in the early spring and late fall is limited, as the roads are not plowed
  • Click here for more information on the Lolo National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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LAKESIDE GROUP CAMPSITE GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC 25
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Lakeside Campground is located at the south end of Lake Alva, in Montana's Lolo National Forest. The campground offers a chance to camp and enjoy recreational activities such as swimming, fishing and boating. The beautiful Mission Mountain Wilderness Area is 15 miles away.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated at the south end of Lake Alva, and offers shade and lake access. At an elevation of approximately 4,100 feet, temperatures are relatively cool on summer days.

The lake is home to a loon population, and has protected nesting areas during May and June. The birds' mesmerizing calls can often be heard in the campground.

Recreation:

Lake Alva is in a great spot for boating and fishing. Anglers will find a variety of freshwater fish, including Kokanee salmon, suckers, whitefish, pike, trout and perch, among other species.

A boat ramp is available at nearby Lake Alva Campground and while motorized boating is allowed, many non-motorized boaters find solace during early morning hours on the lake. Swimming is also a popular activity.

Facilities:

One large, accessible group campsite is available for reservations at Lakeside Campground. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The group site can accommodate up to 25 people and up to four RVs and six vehicles.

The site is equipped with tables and a campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets are provided, but there is no drinking water available at the campground. Trash collection is not available. Lakeside Group is located on Lake Alva. Lake Alva is a NO-WAKE lake.

Nearby Attractions:

Seeley Lake is about 10 miles south of the campground, with boating, water skiing and fishing opportunities. The town of Seeley Lake lies on the southeastern tip of the lake. A variety of services are offered there, including boat, canoe, kayak and row boat rentals.

The Mission Mountain Wilderness Area is about 15 miles northwest of the campground. The area is popular for its scenic views and abundant wildlife. Active glaciers, alpine lakes, meadows and clear, icy streams, along with vertical cliffs and jagged peaks, make up the area.

Booking Window
Tue Sep 02 2014 - Sat Aug 29 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sat May 24 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Tue Sep 02 2014 Sun Oct 26 2014
Walk In Sun Apr 26 2015 Fri May 22 2015
Peak Sat May 23 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Campfire Circles
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Tables
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Beach
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Trailer Parking
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Berry Picking
  • Boat Rentals
  • Dump Station
  • Grocery Store
  • Hiking
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mountain Biking
  • Restaurant
  • Showers
  • Trailheads
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:
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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 24 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $28.00
Walk In Season
Sep 02 2014 -
Oct 26 2014
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $28.00
Walk In Season
Apr 26 2015 -
May 22 2015
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $28.00
Peak Season
May 23 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $28.00

*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):
47.31936, -113.57734
47°19'10"N, 113°34'38"W

From the junction of Montana Highways 200 and 83 (locally referred to as Clearwater Junction), travel north on Highway 83 for approximately 15 miles to the town of Seeley Lake. Continue north on Highway 83 for 9.9 miles. The campground the entrance is on the west side of the highway.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

LAKESIDE GROUP CAMPSITE
3583 HIGHWAY 83 NORTH
SEELEY LAKE  MT  59868

Phone Number:

Information:  (406)677-2233
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