We are a family-oriented eco-friendly campsite located on the beautiful Flathead Lake in Elmo, Montana, with direct access to the lake and an hour’s drive to Glacier National Park. Whether you are a family or only one person, we are here to make your stay at our campground an enjoyable one.
What better way to get in touch with the natural beauty of Western Montana than to camp on the shores of Flathead Lake surrounded by exceptional wildlife, inspiring mountain ranges, islands, crystal clear waters, and pure air.
Keep guests entertained with bar seats pulled up to the grill, where they can taste hot-off-the-fire nibbles. Enjoy dining on our large outdoor wooden table.
About Camp Kapapa
2021 Season: Open June 1st – Sep 30th
Come and relax in this beautiful, historical, fun, and eco-friendly camp environment. Mountains surround us in a wooded setting, breathe in some of the purest air while camping along the shores of the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi. Our tent sites have wood platforms that are very spacious with a great view of the lake.
All of our teepees have a traditional Kootenai appeal and comfortable bedding. We have two unique Kootenai teepees, a teepee shaped micro-cabin, each with its own special features.
Spending your extended stay at Camp Kapapa means you’re in great company. Get to know the Kootenai hospitality, have the opportunity to learn about the Ktunaxa history, and take advantage of the great off-grid amenities waiting for you.
If you are interested in tent camping please book through our hipcamp site here.
Flathead Lake in northwest Montana is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi; slightly larger than Lake Tahoe at 27.3 mi. Long, 15.5 mi. Wide, and max depth of 370.7 ft.
As one of the cleanest in the world, Flathead Lake is perfect for swimming. Take a dip in and cool off on those hot summer days in some clear, clean, and crisp water!
We can accommodate everyone for your next huge event. Whether it be a woodsy birthday party or a wedding reception. Please call us to make arrangements.
Hiking, walking in nature as a recreational activity. Because hikers can walk as far as they want, there is no physical strain
Flathead Lake is the largest body of natural water found west of the Continental Divide. It is a beautiful lake, surrounded by the tall and impressive Mission Mountains on the east and the smaller Salish Mountains to the west.
We can accommodate everyone even bird watchers for the ultimate mountain bird watching experience.
Kayaking and paddle boarding is a low-impact activity that can improve your strength. Kayaking and paddle boarding can be done as a hobby or as a fun activity
Campkapapa Park Map
Prices are included in your stay. Parking for each site includes 1 licensed vehicle (including all dry camper types). If you have a camper or more than one vehicle please call or email before reserving a site. Limited camper spots on top. Please read the FAQ section by clicking the more info button.
Fishing is good at Elmo; anglers catch perch, trout, and whitefish. Flathead Lake has a variety of fish species but is best known for its trout. The main species in the lake are bull trout, cutthroat trout, and lake trout. Fishing in Flathead Lake is best from a boat; rentals are available at various locations.
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