From West Yellowstone, travel west on Highway 20 for eight miles, then continue four miles north on Hebgen Lake Road (Denny Creek Road).
BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, SWIMMING, KAYAKING, CANOEING, BERRY PICKING, STAR GAZING, BIRDING, WATER ACCESS, BACKPACKING
Lonesomehurst Campground is located on the banks of scenic Hebgen Lake, just 20 minutes from West Yellowstone, in southwestern Montana. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, fishing and hiking opportunities, as well as its close proximity to Yellowstone National Park.
Hebgen Lake is considered Montana’s premier stillwater fishing lake. Anglers will find a healthy population of brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout. Boating and swimming are popular activities on the lake. A boat ramp is located within the campground.
Hiking, biking and off-road vehicle trails crisscross the surrounding area.
The campground offers several single-family sites. Four RV-compatible sites have electric hookups. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided,as well as vault toilets and drinking water. Firewood is available for purchase from the campground host.
Hebgen Lake sits on the Madison River, at an elevation of 6,240 feet. The lake covers 21 square miles and has 65 miles of shoreline. Lonesomehurst is situated on the South Fork Arm of the lake, among lodgepole pines.
A variety of waterfowl is often spotted in the area, including Sandhill cranes, herons, Western grebes, white pelicans, osprey, Canada geese, mallards, wood ducks, loons and bald and golden eagles. Bison, deer and moose are frequently seen as well.
West Yellowstone offers dining, shopping and lodging options. The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center is a popular attraction with live grizzlies, gray wolves and birds of prey, and a variety of exhibits and educational programs.
Yellowstone National Park offers unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, breathtaking scenery and unique geological features.