West Shore, MT

Glacially carved rock outcrops rise from Flathead Lake to overlooks with spectacular views of the lakeshore and the Swan and Mission Mountains. Considered the most quiet park on Flathead Lake, this site is distinguished by a mature fir, pine, and larch forest. The beach is rocky but...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jun 03 2015   Later Dates

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ADA designated campsites may only be reserved and occupied by a party who can provide proof of disability upon arrival. Proof of eligibility for at least one member of your party will be required in the form of a DMV (or other states equivalent) issued person with disabilities placard or disabilities motor vehicle license plate. The eligible member of your party must be an occupant of the site for the entire reserved period. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the cancellation of your reservation and forfeiture of your reservation fee. Additional cancellation fees will be applied.

To avoid attracting bears and other critters, do not leave food, coolers or cooking utensils in tents or out unattended at anytime. Place garbage in bear proof dumpsters. Horses are not allowed in campgrounds.

Some yurts, cabins and group facilities are ADA accessible and do not require proof of disability upon arrival.

Camping is allowed in designated areas only. All boats, trailers, rigs and motorized vehicles must fit entirely within the campsite parking-spur provided. Any equipment that does not fit entirely within the campsite parking-spur must be parked outside the campground in an area designated by the park manager. If no outside parking is available, a second campsite must be purchased.

Check-in time is 2:00pm for campsites and 3:00pm for yurts, cabins and tipis's (local time).

Check-out time is 1:00pm for campsites and 12:00pm for yurts, cabins, and tipis (local park time). Late checkouts may incur additional fees unless prior arrangements have been made with park staff.

The maximum capacity at each individually signed or numbered campsite is eight (8) people. This typically involves a single camping unit, which includes, but not limited to, a tent, motor home, camping bus, truck mounted camper shell, pull-type camper, or other device designed and commonly used for sleeping. In the event the site is designated as Double Site, the site capacity for that site is doubled to allow for sixteen (16) people and two camping units.

Campfires are allowed in designated areas only!

Pets must be kept on a leash. Please check with destination park staff for local restrictions.

Quiet hours are enforced from 10:00pm to 7:00am.

Fireworks are prohibited in all parks at all times. No Exceptions..

In case of an emergency when visiting Montana State Parks, please dial 911. You may also wish to notify park staff for additional assistance if necessary.

For non-emergency assistance please contact park staff.
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Loop A Campsite 8 25 Back-In
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Loop A Campsite 8 23 Back-In
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Loop B Campsite Electric 8 40 Pull-Through
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Loop B Campsite Electric 8 45 Pull-Through
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** 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

Description

Glacially carved rock outcrops rise from Flathead Lake to overlooks with spectacular views of the lakeshore and the Swan and Mission Mountains. Considered the most quiet park on Flathead Lake, this site is distinguished by a mature fir, pine, and larch forest. The beach is rocky but you can still swim, boat, and camp here. The park has approximately 2.5 miles of easy to moderate hiking trails offering excellent scenic views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

Booking Window
Fri Sep 05 2014 - Wed Jun 03 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 9 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates
Loop A:
Non-Peak Season: 05/01/2014 – 05/15/2014
Peak Season: 05/16/2014 – 09/21/2014
Non-Peak Season: 09/22/2014 – 09/30/2014

Loop B:
Walk-In Season: 01/01/2014 – 03/31/2014
None-Peak Season: 04/01/2014 – 05/15/2014
Peak Season: 05/16/2014 – 09/21/2014
Non-Peak Season: 09/22/2014 – 11/30/2014
Walk-In Season: 12/01/2014 – 12/31/2014

Loop Walk In Sites:
Non-Peak Season: 05/01/2014 – 05/15/2014
Peak Season: 05/16/2014 – 09/21/2014
Non-Peak Season: 09/22/2014 – 09/30/2014


Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Sun Sep 21 2014
Non Peak Mon Sep 22 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Walk In Mon Dec 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Fri May 15 2015 Sun Sep 20 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • CAMPGROUND HOST
  • CAMPING, IMPROVED SITE
  • Dock, Boat
  • Firewood Sales
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • RESTROOMS
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
  • Water Drinking
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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 $10.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted:
Visa Mastercard

Cancellation Policy

Campsite Cancellations received prior to scheduled check-in time will incur a $10 cancellation fee. Campsite Cancellations received after scheduled check-in time will incur a $10 cancellation fee plus the first night and usage fees for any additional expired nights of the reservation.

A reservation turns into "no-show" status at check in time on the day after the scheduled arrival date unless alternate arrangements have been made with the park or by calling 208-630-5049. All fees are forfeited when a reservation turns to "no-show" status.

Cancellations received for facilities including Cabins, Yurts and Tepees will incur a cancellation fee equal to the first nights use fee. Facility Cancellations (Cabins, Yurts, and Teepees) received after scheduled check-in time will incur a cancellation fee of the first nights use fee as well as the usage fees for any additional expired nights of the reservation

Group Campsites and Facilities: There is a $50 fee for cancelling your reservation 21 days or more in advance of your arrival date. Group and Facility cancellations made less than 21 days in advance will result in the forfeiture of the first night or facility use fee. Changes to your Group or Facility reservation will result in a $10 transaction fee. To change all the dates of your reservation you must cancel with fees and then re-book. The $25 Reservation Fee is Non-Refundable.


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 16 2014 -
Sep 21 2014
Campsite Electric $20.00-$28.00
Campsite $15.00-$23.00
Non Peak Season
Sep 22 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
Campsite Electric $17.00
Campsite $12.00
Walk In Season
Dec 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
Campsite Electric $12.00-$20.00
Campsite $12.00-$20.00
Peak Season
May 15 2015 -
Sep 20 2015
Campsite Electric $20.00-$28.00
Campsite $15.00-$23.00

*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):
47.951, -114.187
47°57'4"N, 114°11'13"W

West Shore State Park is located 5.5 miles south of Lakeside on Highway 93.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

West Shore
17768 MT Hwy 93
Lakeside  MT  59922

Phone Number:

Information:  (406) 844-3044
May 1 - September 30: 406-844-3044

October 1 - April 30: 406-755-2706

Additional Information