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Alta Campground

Contact Info
Bitterroot National Forest - West Fork Ranger District
6735 West Fork Road
Darby, MT 59829

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Number of Sites:
14 sites
4945 feet


Alta campground is located along the West Fork of the Bitterroot River, a popular fishing river in the area. Large yellow-barked Ponderosa Pine tower above many of the campsites which along with fir, aspen and lodgepole pine provide shade for many of the campsites.  Painted Rocks Lake is located less than 5 miles away by paved road.

The campground offers 14 campsites, three of which are accessible, for tent and RV camping. Site will accept RV's or trailers up to 30'. Each site can accommodate up to 10 people and two vehicles. Utility hookups are not available. Parking spurs are gravel.

Each site is equipped with a table and campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided. A campground host is available on-site and trash collection bins are placed throughout the facility.


Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
  • RV Sites
  • Vault Toilets
Special Features
  • Cooking Grills
  • Fire Rings
  • Picnic Tables
Additional Conveniences
  • Handicapped Accessible


End of May - Beginning of September
4945 feet
Basic Info
Total Sites:
14 sites
More Site Details
Max RV Length:
30 ft
ATV Trails,  Hiking,  Fishing, 

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Darby, travel south on Highway 93 for about four miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 473 and continue southwest for about 30 miles to the campground.

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