RED CLIFF CAMPGROUND, MT

Red Cliff Campground is located in the scenic Gallatin Canyon, on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest, in Montana. Bozeman is 46 miles north of the campground and West Yellowstone is 45 miles south. The campground is adjacent to the Gallatin River and Highway...
Status: Open through Tue Sep 30 2014   Season Dates

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  • A maximum of two vehicles are allowed per site; the first vehicle is included in the reservation fee and a $6.00 fee for each additional vehicle will be collected at the campground
  • Bears frequent the area; all food must be stored in approved containers and secured when campsite is unoccupied
  • Sites may be available on a first-come, first-served basis during and outside the reservation season; call (877) 646-1012 for more information
  • Click here for more information on the Gallatin 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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REDC STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 35 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 35 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 50 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 40 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD ELECTRIC 8 50 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 50 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 35 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 60 Back-In
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REDC STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 65 Back-In
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** 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

Overview

Red Cliff Campground is located in the scenic Gallatin Canyon, on the Bozeman Ranger District of the Gallatin National Forest, in Montana. Bozeman is 46 miles north of the campground and West Yellowstone is 45 miles south. The campground is adjacent to the Gallatin River and Highway 191.

The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, rafting, hiking and viewing local wildlife.

Natural Features:

The campground sits next to the Gallatin River, at an elevation of 6,200 feet. Most campsites are situated among scattered pine and fir trees. Some sites are located in open meadows further from the river.

A variety of wildlife makes its home in this scenic canyon. Visitors can often glimpse bald eagles, bighorn sheep, moose, elk, mountain goats, deer and coyotes. Black and grizzly bears also live in the canyon.

Recreation:

Great opportunities for hiking, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing are available around the campground. Anglers cast for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout, whitefish and Arctic grayling on the Gallatin River. Rafting and kayaking are popular activities as well.

The Elkhorn Creek Trail, for hiking and horseback riding, begins at the south end of the campground.

Facilities:

The campground offers single-family campsites, with and without electric hookups. Several sites are also accessible. A day-use group picnic area is available on-site as well, and can accommodate up to 60 people. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel.

Nearby Attractions:

The west entrance to Yellowstone National Park is located 45 miles south of the campground, in the town of West Yellowstone. Visitors enjoy day trips to the park for unparalleled wildlife viewing, beautiful scenery and unique geologic features.

The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in the town of West Yellowstone is a popular attraction. It showcases live grizzly bears, gray wolves and various birds of prey, and has a variety of exhibits and educational programs.

Booking Window

GROUP PICNIC AREA

Sun Aug 03 2014 - Fri Jul 31 2015

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

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Sun Aug 03 2014 - Sat Jan 31 2015

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

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Aug 03 2014 - Sat Jan 31 2015

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 Wed May 21 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Kayaking
  • Picnic Area
  • Rafting
  • River Access
  • Self Pay Station
  • Trailheads
  • 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 21 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $14.00
GROUP PICNIC AREA $45.00

*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):
45.17417, -111.24167
45°10'27"N, 111°14'30"W

From Bozeman, travel south on Highway 191 for 46 miles to the campground. From West Yellowstone, take Highway 191 north for 45 miles.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

RED CLIFF CAMPGROUND
41120 GALLATIN ROAD US 191
GALLATIN GATEWAY  MT  59730-9642

Phone Number:

Information:  (877)646-1012