Camping

Flathead County Fairgrounds Camping Information

The Flathead County Fairgrounds and Event Center is 34 miles from the West Entrance Gate to Glacier National Park, 11 miles to Flathead Lake, and sits in the middle of Kalispell just north of the Parkline and Rails to Trails trail systems.   We are right in the middle of recreational opportunities providing great outdoor fun for all.

The Fairgrounds are host to 600+ events a year (including the Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo) serving 200,000+ guests a year through our gates.

Below are some FAQ’s: 

Do you take reservations?

  • No.  Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.  One RV & tow vehicle per space allowed.

How much is camping per night?

  • We charge $25 per night and ask that you “pay before you park” at the Fairgrounds Office (located on the south end of the Grandstands Building). Credit cards are accepted (with a 3% fee). No refunds.

How long can I camp for?

  • Maximum stay is 7 nights in a 30-day period. Check out time is 12 Noon.

Can I bring pets?

  • Yes.  All pets must be on a leash and you must clean up their waste immediately.

Can I bring my horse?

  • Yes.  We have rustic stalls available for $15 per night.  You are responsible for clean out upon departure.

Is there cellular or Wi-Fi service?

  • Cellular reception is good.  No Wi-Fi is available in the campground.

Do you have full hook-ups?

  • No.  We have twelve 30 amp outlets and dozens of 110v/20 amp ones. No water or sewer connections but there are places to fill you water tank and restrooms with showers.

Is there a dump station available on the grounds?

  • No.  No dumping of gray water/other fluids.  There are gas stations nearby with dump stations.

Are there blackout dates?

  • Yes.  Camping is typically available May 1 through mid-October.  In preparation for the Fair, we close camping the 2nd week of August to the 4th week of August.  Depending on events, there maybe other closures, so it is best to check with us to ensure availability on your travel dates.