Montana camping

Plan Your Memorial Day Getaway: Butte & Georgetown Lake Campsites
Plan Your Memorial Day Getaway: Butte & Georgetown Lake Campsites
Plan Your Memorial Day Getaway: Butte & Georgetown Lake Campsites
Well, after another long winter behind us, the recent snowfall notwithstanding, we have come to Memorial Day Weekend and Summer's unofficial start. Regardless of the weather or the forecast there are many who will be heading to area campsites for the holiday weekend, and local forester and outdoor recreation enthusiast Jocelyn Dodge says that the campgrounds are ready. She shared with us some things you should know beforehand if you're heading for a campsite or river over the long weekend.
Southwest Montana mountains offer camping, serenity and beauty.
Southwest Montana mountains offer camping, serenity and beauty.
Southwest Montana mountains offer camping, serenity and beauty.
Make no mistake. It is HOT in Southwest Montana this summer. As temperature records fall across the entire country, the mercury in our neck of the woods has gone into the 90s several times already and August looks as though it could be another scorcher. However, there are areas nearby where the temperatures are a bit cooler, the air has a little more moisture, and the views are unbeatable. Southwest Montana forester and outdoor recreation expert Jocelyn Dodge has a few viable suggestions.