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River Point Campground

Flathead lake + Mission Range, Montana

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  • Entering River Point Campground.- River Point Campground
  • The campground as seen from the river bridge.- River Point Campground
  • A trail to the lake swimming area leaves right from the campground.- River Point Campground
  • River Point is laid out along a single-loop road.- River Point Campground
  • Clearwater River runs alongside the campground.- River Point Campground
  • A campsite along the Clearwater River.- River Point Campground
  • Evening approaches at River Point.- River Point Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Spacious sites. Much privacy. Lake and river access. Inexpensive.
Cons: 
No reservations and sites fill up quickly.
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Region:
Flathead lake + Mission Range, MT
Managed by: 
Forest Service
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
Not Required
Preferable Season(s):
Summer
Reservations possible: 
No
Current Local Weather:
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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The Swan Valley is a lovely area that is very popular with locals for fishing, boating, camping, and hiking. At the southern end of the valley, Seeley Lake is one of the more developed areas, but it is a wonderful place to spend some quiet time near the water with the amenities of a small town nearby. There are three campgrounds around the southern end of Seeley Lake: Big Larch (largest and closest to town), River Point (smallest and quietest), and Seeley Lake (great for boaters).

River Point is located at the Clearwater River outlet to the lake. There is no boat ramp, but there is a nice day-use area with a swimming area on the lake side of the point. Some of the sites are along the river, and kayaks or other small boats can be tied up for easy access. The campground is one small loop and is very thickly-wooded with larch and other conifers. The sites are spacious and great for tents up to fairly large RVs. This is a peaceful and beautiful campground with lots to do. All sites are first-come, first-served, and in the summer the campground fills most days by noon. Open late May to early September.

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