Thompson Peak Lookout Tower

Thompson Peak Lookout Tower

The Thompson Peak Lookout Tower location is in Superior, Montana
59872. 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 Thompson Peak Lookout Tower facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
P.O. Box 460

Superior
Montana
59872

Phone number
406-822-4233

Email

Campground information Superior, Montana

Overview

Thompson Peak Lookout provides great views of the Clark Fork Valley, the town of Superior, the Idaho state line and, of course, the big sky of Montana. It is close enough to Superior to allow for easy access, but remote enough to provide the quiet and solitude expected at a lookout. The modernized tower provides amenities not typical to a lookout, making it a desirable place to stay.

Recreation

A variety of trails exist in the area, allowing visitors a chance to explore the surrounding forest. Wildlife spotting is also a popular activity. Most of all, visitors come to the tower to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Facilities

THE ONE-ROOM RENTAL CABIN IS EQUPPED WITH 1 TWIN-BED WITH A MATTRESS PAD AND SLEEPS UP TO FOUR PEOPLE. IT IS RECOMMENDED TO BRING COTS FOR ADDITIONAL SLEEPING OPTIONS. The facility has electricity and cell phone service, as well as an electric stove, heater, microwave and small refrigerator. Some basic eating and cooking utensils are supplied, as well as pots and pans, however drinking water is not available. An outhouse with a vault toilet is provided.

Guests will need to bring water for drinking, cooking and cleaning purposes, as well as bedding, towels, soap, garbage bags and toilet paper. Guests will need to clean the cabin before leaving. Some basic cleaning equipment and supplies are provided.

The facility can be accessed by vehicle on available dates between May 20 and October 10. It is closed to the public during the remainder of the year. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety.

Natural Features

The lookout is located on the third floor of a multiple story building that is used as a radio and cellular tower. Equipment is located on other floors of the building. It is constructed out of concrete blocks with an enclosed stairway, making it more suitable for children.

The 2 million-acre Lolo National Forest includes four wilderness areas and a wide variety of trees, plants and wildlife. The area is home to mountain goats, bighorn sheep, elk, moose, deer and grizzly and black bears. Both the bald and golden eagle reside in the forest, along with trumpeter swan, herons and dozens of varieties of duck.

contact_info

For facility specific information, please call (406) 210-5287.

Frequently Asked Questions About P.O. Box 460 Superior, MT

How do I make a reservation with Thompson Peak Lookout Tower?

To make reservations at Thompson Peak Lookout Tower, you can call the office at 406-822-4233.

Where is Thompson Peak Lookout Tower located?

The Thompson Peak Lookout Tower is located at P.O. Box 460 in Superior,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Thompson Peak Lookout Tower have tent or RV camping?

Thompson Peak Lookout Tower offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 406-822-4233 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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