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Camping Grounds Billings MT

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Eastwood Estates
(406) 245-7733
1803 Us Highway 87 E # 34
Billings, MT
 
Big Sky Campground
(406) 259-4110
5516 Laurel Rd
Billings, MT
 
Clark's Camp
(406) 628-8687
3001 Thiel Rd
Laurel, MT
 
Bear Paw Court
(406) 357-2221
114 Montana St
Chinook, MT
 
Lakeside Resort & Marina
(406) 227-6076
5295 York Rd
Helena, MT
 
Kampgrounds Of America Inc
(406) 248-7444
550 N 31st St
Billings, MT
 
Yellowstone River Campgrounds
(406) 259-0878
309 Garden Ave
Billings, MT
 
Pelican Truck Plaza
(406) 628-4324
11360 S Frontage Rd
Laurel, MT
 
Buzz In Rv Park & Campground
(406) 449-1291
3699 Highway 12 E
East Helena, MT
 
Diamond Motel & Campground
(406) 635-5407
118 Spring St
Terry, MT
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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