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Montana
Yellowstone Country Region
Limber Pine Campground
Limber Pine Campground © Matt Lavin / CC BY-SA 2.0
Limber Pine Campground © HarshLight / CC BY 2.0
LIMBER PINE CAMPGROUND
LIMBER PINE CAMPGROUND
Red Lodge, Montana   59068
(lat:45.0574 lon:-109.4127)
Limber Pine Campground is located 12 miles south of Red Lodge, in southern Montana. It is just off the scenic Beartooth Highway. The area is a popular location for fishing, hiking and scenic driving. Greenough Lake is a half-mile away. Glacier Lake, Hellroaring and Lake Fork trailheads are nearby.

The administering organization is Gallatin Canyon Campgrounds e-mail gccampgrounds13gmail.comThe campground offers single-family campsites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Accessible vault toilets and hand-pumped drinking water are provided. Trash can be deposited in receptacles at the Greenough Lake Campground.The campground sits in the shadow of the Beartooth Range on the banks of Rock Creek. A forest of aspen and pine covers the area. A variety of wildlife, including grizzly bears, deer and elk, makes its home in the surrounding area.The charming town of Red Lodge, Mont., offers a variety of dining and lodging options, galleries, shops and annual summer events. The Home of Champions Rodeo is held on Fourth of July weekend, Beartooth Bike Rally and Iron Horse Rodeo take place in mid-July, the Mountain Man Rendezvous is in late July and the Festival of Nations happens in early August.

The Beartooth Highway was deemed the most beautiful drive in America, by the late Charles Kuralt. It snakes across the rugged Beartooth Mountains from Red Lodge to Cooke City. It is the highest elevation highway in the Northern Rockies. Along the way, visitors are treated to sweeping views and plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Yellowstone National Park's northeast entrance is 55 miles from the campground, via the Beartooth Highway. The park offers unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, as well as breathtaking scenery and unique geological features.The Main Fork of Rock Creek and nearby 5-acre Greenough Lake offer rainbow trout fishing. The lake is also open to canoeing and kayaking.

The Beartooth Wilderness can be accessed nearby, via the Hellroaring and Lake Fork trailheads. Visitors also enjoy mountain biking and hiking on the Parkside National Recreation Trail. Hellroaring Road is open to off-road vehicles.




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From U.S. Highway 212, turn off at Rock Creek Road Forest Road 2421. Go just over a mile to the campground entrance, which should be on the left.

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