Monument Peak Lookout

Monument Peak Lookout

The Monument Peak Lookout location is in Harlowton, Montana
59036. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Monument Peak Lookout facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

809 2Nd St. Nw


Phone number


Campground information Harlowton, Montana


Monument Peak Lookout offers guests an impressive yet rustic room with a view. The lookout, built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, is perched atop Monument Peak, boasting spectacular 360 degree views of the Little Belt Mountains. The lookout was once used to spot forest fires but was left unused since the 1970s. In 1999, the lookout was removed from its 50 foot pole, restored and placed on a short, solid foundation for public rental use.
A high clearance vehicle is recommended, as the 2 miles of road leading up to the cabin are rough and rocky. During wet conditions the entie road may be muddy and often times slippery.
The Lookout/Cabin is avaialble for rental between June 1 and Novemebr 30 and is closed for the remainder of the year .


Small and big game hunting is popular in the area. Hiking, OHVing and wildlife viewing are also enjoyed.


The rustic lookout has two beds with mattresses, two propane lanterns, a table and chairs and a propane cooking stove. Pots, pans, dishes and utensils are included but are limited. A vault toilet is about 100 feet from the structure.

No water, electricity or plumbing is available. Recommended items to bring include drinking water, bedding, flashlights, food, small propane canisters, firewood, matches and a cooler. ( Click here ) for more cabin details.

Natural Features

The lookout sits at 7,395 feet in elevation, offering views of Monument Ridge and Strawberry Ridge. The surrounding region is a dense coniferous forest with fir, spruce and pine trees.

Lewis and Clark National Forest has many miles of streams and fishing opportunities. Native wildlife includes black bears, mule-deer, white-tailed deer, elk, bald eagles, mountain lions and other species.

Frequently Asked Questions About 809 2Nd St. Nw Harlowton, MT

How do I make a reservation with Monument Peak Lookout?

To make reservations at Monument Peak Lookout, you can call the office at 406-632-4391.

Where is Monument Peak Lookout located?

The Monument Peak Lookout is located at 809 2Nd St. Nw in Harlowton,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Monument Peak Lookout have tent or RV camping?

Monument Peak Lookout offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 406-632-4391 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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