LOWLAND PICNIC AREA, MT

Lowland Picnic Area is a perfect gathering spot for outdoor enthusiasts. It is adjacent to the Lowland Campground and not far from Butte, Montana. The day-use area provides ample space for outdoor games and other activities.The picnic area is near a large meadow that is nestled in...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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  • Picnic areas close daily at 10 p.m.
  • Additional fees will be collected for more than 50 occupants
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Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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Overview

Overview

Lowland Picnic Area is a perfect gathering spot for outdoor enthusiasts. It is adjacent to the Lowland Campground and not far from Butte, Montana. The day-use area provides ample space for outdoor games and other activities.

Natural Features:

The picnic area is near a large meadow that is nestled in a forest of mature pine trees at an elevation of 6,240 feet. It is a peaceful location that provides scenic views of the Deerlodge National Forest.

Recreation:

A popular site for birding, the area is home to many large birds and wildlife. Access to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail is one mile west of the facility and provides over 15 miles of non-motorized recreation opportunities. The Sheepshead Recreation Area and Maney Lake, along with several nearby streams, provide ample fishing opportunities for visitors to the area.

Facilities:

One large picnic area can be reserved. It is equipped with tables and a campfire circle with grill. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

No overnight camping is allowed at the picnic area; however, the adjacent campground provides campsites on a first-come, first-served basis.

Nearby Attractions:

The city of Butte is about 16 miles from the picnic area and is a full service community.

Booking Window
Fri Aug 01 2014 - Fri Jul 31 2015

Reservations must be made 1 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 Fri May 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Peak Sat May 23 2015 Tue Sep 01 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Birding
  • Campfire Circles
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilets
  • 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 23 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
GROUP PICNIC AREA $25.00
Peak Season
May 23 2015 -
Sep 01 2015
GROUP PICNIC AREA $25.00

*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):
46.13917, -112.50528
46°8'21"N, 112°30'19"W

From Butte, take I-15 north about 13 miles to the Elk Park Exit. Turn left off the ramp and continue under the overpass to Forest Road 442 and continue for 5 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road 9485 and drive 2 miles. Turn left at the junction and continue for less than a mile to the campground entrance on the right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

LOWLAND PICNIC AREA
1820 Meadowlark Lane
BUTTE  MT  59701

Phone Number:

Information:  (406)494-2147
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