RAINBOW POINT CAMPGROUND, MT

Rainbow Point Campground is located on the banks of scenic Hebgen Lake, in southwestern Montana. It is approximately 10 miles north of West Yellowstone and the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, fishing and hiking opportunities, as...
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  • Bears frequent the area; all food must be stored in approved containers and secured when campsite is unoccupied
  • Additional first-come, first-served sites are available
  • 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
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  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.
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Overview

Overview

Rainbow Point Campground is located on the banks of scenic Hebgen Lake, in southwestern Montana. It is approximately 10 miles north of West Yellowstone and the West Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, fishing and hiking opportunities, as well as its close proximity to Yellowstone.

Natural Features:

Hebgen Lake sits on the Madison River, at an elevation of 6,240 feet. The lake covers 21 square miles and has 65 miles of shoreline. Rainbow Point is situated on Rainbow Bay, among a dense forest of lodgepole pine.

A variety of waterfowl is often spotted in the area, including sandhill cranes, herons, Western grebes, white pelicans, osprey, Canada geese, mallards, wood ducks, loons and bald and golden eagles. Bison, deer and moose are frequently seen as well.

Recreation:

Hebgen Lake is considered Montana's premier still-water fishing lake. Anglers will find a healthy population of brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout. Boating and swimming are popular activities on the lake. A boat ramp is located within the campground.

Hiking, biking and off-road vehicle trails crisscross the surrounding area.

Facilities:

The campground offers several single-family campsites, many of which have electric hookups. Sites are equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase within the campground.

Nearby Attractions:

West Yellowstone offers dining, shopping and lodging options. The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center is a popular attraction with live grizzlies, gray wolves and birds of prey, and a variety of educational exhibits and programs.

Yellowstone National Park offers unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, breathtaking scenery and unique geological features.

Booking Window
Sun Apr 27 2014 - Fri Oct 24 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 Tue May 20 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Dogs Allowed On All Sites But Must Be On Leash At All Times
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Fitness Trails
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Sailboarding
  • Sailing
  • Star Gazing
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Skiing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Airport
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lookout Tower
  • Museum
  • Recycling
  • Scenic Drive
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 20 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00

*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):
44.77917, -111.18028
44°46'45"N, 111°10'49"W

From West Yellowstone, travel 5 miles north on Highway 191. Turn west (left) onto Rainbow Point Road (Forest Road 6954) and travel 3 miles, then 2 miles north (right) on Rainbow Point Road, after the intersection.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

RAINBOW POINT CAMPGROUND
5100 Rainbow Point Road
West Yellowstone MT 59758

Phone Number:

Information: (406)646-1012
Additional Information