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Cottonwood Campground


  • National Forest Campground
Cottonwood Campground is located on the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in southwest Montana. At an elevation of 6,200 feet, this campground contains 10 designated campsites. This campground is a basic Forest Service Campground with restroom facilities provided. No drinking water is provided. No garbage service is provided, so pack out what you pack in. Opportunities exist for fishing nearby and trail for hikers and stock users. This campground and nearby overflow areas are popular camping destinations during the summer and hunting season. The maximum recommended trailer length for the campground is 28 feet. Stay limit is 16 days, and there is no daily fee is required for use. Food and refuse storage requirements are in effect and enforced at this campground.
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Mailing Address
Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
5 Forest Service Road
Ennis, MT 59729
5/26 - 11/30
Special direction map

Special Directions

From Sheridan travel South on Highway 287 for about 8 miles. When you reach Alder, take Ruby Reservoir Road south for approximately 36 miles. Follow the signs to the campground.