Big Nelson Campground

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Big Nelson Campground is located on Cooper's Lake in the Lolo National Forest.  There are 6 campsites.  Each site has a picnic table and fire ring.  Vaulted toilet is available.  No water. This is a pack in pack out campground.  Outfitter guides and horse rental 4 miles away.  This is a semi-remote campground. Beautiful views of the Bob Marshall and Scapegoat wilderness.  No fee for camping.  Maximum stay 14 days.  Open June 15 through September 15.

Directions: From the junction of Montana highways 83 and 20 (also known as "Clearwater Junction") travel east on Montana Highway 200 for 19.5 miles.  Turn north on North Fork Blackfoot road #5550 and follow the signs 12 miles on a gravel road to the campground.



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