RV Parks in Pleasant, MT

RV Parks in Pleasant, MT
Pleasant is located in north central Montana, a two-hour drive from the Canadian border, five hours from East Glacier Park and six hours from West Yellowstone. Pleasant is near Great Falls, home to the five waterfalls that Lewis and Clark encountered on their trek west. Visit the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, C.M. Russell Museum and the Giant Springs State Park, one of the nation's largest freshwater springs.

Dick's RV Park

Dick's RV Park lies in Great Falls, about 20 miles northwest of Pleasant. The park has been family-owned and operated for more than 50 years.

The park provides 137 full-hookup sites with cable TV, four sites with electric only, 20 tent sites and 30 overflow sites. It offers pull-through sites, big-rig access and shade trees. Dick's RV Park advertises itself as "family friendly," has quiet hours from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. and welcomes pets.

Services include electric, 50-amp service, water, sewer, wireless Internet, cable TV and modem hookup. The park offers a dump station, office, recreation hall, conference room, coin-operated car wash, small store, 75-psi water pressure, showers, laundry facilities and a pump house. FMCA, AAA and Good Sam members receive a 10 percent discount.

Stroll or bicycle the nearby River's Edge Trail, a 12-mile nature path along the Missouri river, or visit Malstrom Air Force Base Museum and Air Park.

Dick's RV Park
1403 11th St. S.W.
Great Falls, MT 59404
(406) 452-0333

Great Falls KOA Campground

The Great Falls KOA Campground sits about 20 miles northwest of Pleasant. The family-run campground welcomes guest year-round and has been in operation for more than 20 years as of 2010.

The campground offers RV sites, tent sites, cabins and privacy hedges. The maximum length pull-through is 60 feet. Each RV site features a picnic table and fire pit, and telephone, free wireless Internet and 50-amp service are available.

The campground features an ice cream parlor, convenience store and gift shop, water-park, swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, snack bar, small petting zoo, sand volleyball court, basketball hoops, playground and bicycle rentals.

The area boasts elk, white-tail and mule deer, antelope, bear, big horn and doll sheep, moose and bison. Fish the Missouri or Smith Rivers, or golf the three courses nearby. Other outdoor activities include hiking, skiing and snowmobiling the Kings Hill Showdown Ski Area.

Great Falls KOA Campground
1500 51st St. S.
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 727-3191

Fort Ponderosa Campground

The Fort Ponderosa Campground, in operation for 59 years as of 2010, resides right on Belt Creek, about 15 miles east of Pleasant. The creek runs through the 7-acre campground where campers can fish for brown and rainbow trout. The park has been in operation for 59 years.

The campground features "an outdoor museum on the side of the old barn with the things of the old west that our grand-daddy used to work with in the days when things were just a mite-bit slower." Or visit the 100-year-old stable "where he bedded down his horse at night."

The campground has RV hookups, showers, laundry facilities, water, electric service, a dump station, barbecues and established fire pits. It also features a gift shop, pay telephone, picnic shelter, playground and public restroom.

Fort Ponderosa Campground operates from mid-April through mid-November. The park offers military and senior discounts, and allows pets. Reservations are recommended.

Enjoy creek swimming, horseshoes, hiking, biking and birdwatching, river and stream fishing, and canoeing. Swim at a public pool two miles from the campground.

Fort Ponderosa Campground
568 Armington Road
Belt, MT 59412
(406) 277-3232

Article Written By Karen Plant

Karen Plant earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Montana, School of Journalism. Her work has been published in several newspapers, online and in the Montana Journalism Review. As a native Montanan, Plant's love for the outdoors is evident in her frequent hiking, camping and other outdoor activities.

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