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Quartz Flat Campground

Classification: Campground
Elevation: 2900 ft.

Area: Superior

Directions:
From Superior, MT, take Interstate 90 east for 10.1 miles to rest area. Turn into rest area and follow signs into the campground.

An alternate route is to take Interstate 90 west from Missoula, MT for about 38 miles (from Exit 96) to the rest area. Turn into the rest area and follow signs into campground.


Alternate Directions:
Near I-90 at the rest area 11 miles east of Superior. ~MilePost 58

Attractions and Comments:
52 campsites. Cold drinking water. Flush toilets. Waste disposal site ($2 fee for dumping if not staying overnight). Gas and groceries within 11 miles. Host on site.
Attractions: Within walking distance of the Clark Fork River. Self-guided nature trail.
Fees
Reservations: None
Open: 5/15-9/27
Directions: Near I-90 at the rest area 11 miles east of Superior.
Altitude: 2900' elevation

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Campsite at the campground

Campfirering at a campsite

Nature trailSST's (sweet smelling toilets at the campground
We recycle!!!  Recycling bins at the campground.Information board and restrooms at the campground

Quartz Flat is a great place to learn about the forest.


For more information, contact the Superior Ranger Station



Narrative:
The campground is located on the north (Loop C) and south (Loop G) sides of Interstate 90. Access to either side is a via a tunnel (12 ft. clearance). It is wooded with Ponderosa pines.
The understory is grass and seclusion between sites is minimal. The campground is excellent location for overnight stay. The public phones are in the rest area. The Clark Fork (river) is nearby and is accessed via the Quartz Flat Interpretive Trail (Loop C).

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open May 18 through September 27.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $10 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 0
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 49

Total Sites: 49

Tent Pads: No
Group Tent Sites: Yes
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 49
No. Grilles on Sites: 37

RV INFORMATION
No. Full Hookups (includes waste): 0
No. Water and Electric Only: 0
No. Water Only: 0
No. Electric Only: 0

Group RV Sites: No
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: Yes
Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes
Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 45'

Comments:
The parking aprons are paved. There is a RV waste station in each loop.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: Yes
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: Yes
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots: 6
No. Threaded: 2

Comments:
The wheelchair friendly toilet is located in Loop C.

WATER SPORTS - None

Comments:
Clark Fork is a float river, but there is no put-in at
campground.

HIKING
Hiking: Yes

Comments:
Quartz Flat Interpretive Trail (loop & foot only) - 0.75 miles.
Trail is located off Loop C.

FISHING
Fishing: Yes

Comments:
Rainbow and Bull Trout. Bull is catch and release.


Facilities: Campsites, Trailer pull-thrus, Drinking water, Picnic sites, Flush toilets, Hiking, Waste disposal site, Sanitary Station, Interpretive Trail, Trailer Camping, Campfire, Handicapped Access, Litter Container, Fishing

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