Skip to main content
B.L.M. Campground Coal Banks Landing Recreation Site
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About Coal Banks Landing Recreation Site is a developed public access site and campground on approximately five acres with tent and RV camping, 13 picnic tables, nine fire rings, two vault toilets, two parking areas, a concrete boat ramp, potable water, and a volunteer host contact station. The host is present from May 15 through September 15. Coal Banks is the primary launch point for visitors boating the Upper Missouri River.
Fort Benton, MT 59442
CONTACT 406-622-4000
FAX 406-622-4040
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS To reach Coal Banks Landing Recreation Area, exit US Highway 87 northeast of Fort Benton, Montana or southwest of Big Sandy. From Fort Benton go northeast on US Highway 87 approximately 32 miles, turn right onto Gardiner Road, follow signs, proceed 8 miles on gravel road to campground. From Big Sandy drive southwest on US Highway 87 for 6 miles, turn left onto Virgelle Ferry road, drive about 6 miles to campground.
SERVICES Boat Launch Campground Host Campsite Established Fire Pits Parking Pets Allowed Picnic Tables Toilets Trail Trash Removal Water
ACTIVITIES Bird Watching Boating Camping Canoeing Fishing Group Camping Hiking Picnicking Rafting River Fishing RV Camping Tent Camping

See what's nearby

Show All
Where To Stay
Things To Do
Food And Drink
Grid View
List View

12th & Front Suites

Vacation Home
Fort Benton, MT

Adventure Bound Canoe

Fort Benton, MT

Benton Pharmacy

Gift Shop
Fort Benton, MT

Benton RV Park & Campground

Private Campground
Fort Benton, MT

Big Sandy Historical Museum

Big Sandy

Canoe Launch Campground

Private Campground
Fort Benton, MT

Chase Hill Outfitters

Big Sandy

Citadel Rock

National Historic Site
Fort Benton

D & S RV Park

Private Campground
Fort Benton, MT