May Creek Campground

Wisdom, Montana 59761

May Creek Campground

May Creek Campground Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The peaceful, beautiful landscapes reached from the campground in any direction hardly resemble a war zone. Meadows, wildflowers, dense forest, rivers, and creeks, all bedecked by the backdrop of the Beaverhead and Pioneer Mountains, is home to a vast array of wildlife without showing a hint of discord.

Unfortunately, however, human blood was indeed spilled near here when in 1877 the Nez Perce took up arms rather than agreeing to internment on a reservation located on a fragment of their traditional homeland. Several lives were lost on both sides of the Nez Perce War of 1877, a tragedy that climaxed over four battles, one of which occurred within the Big Hole Basin."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
21 sites
May–October or November.
Hiking, Camping
Additional Use
Local Contacts
Fees per Night
Hand-pump well, vault toilets.

Activity Feed

Dec 2018