Welcome to Kapapa Campground

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.

Relax in This Beautiful and Friendly Environment

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.

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A Family-Oriented Camping That Brings People Back

Outdoor Kitchen Experience

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.

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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.

Special Features

Grocery Stores

Safeway, Main Street Market, and Walmart Super Center are 15 miles from our camp. Points North Gas Station and Bear Necessities are 8 minutes from camp.

Nightly Group Campfire

Looking for some fun and intriguing entertainment for your children? Allow us to share some great Kootenai campfire stories with your kids at your next camp gathering. Join us for Ktunaxa campfire stories about forest creatures, the woodlands and more!

Restrooms & Showers

Compact and easy to use. Placed in a private location. All bathrooms are composting toilets and the outdoor showers are clean and off-grid.

Cellular Service

Cell service is good in the area.


Have a bike? Enjoy riding your bike along Old Hwy 93.


Come and enjoy an outdoor ninja course in the trees.


Camp sites


Micro cabin


BBQ places


Fire pits

Camping Activities


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.

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Recreational Fishing

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.

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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.

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Fishing Access

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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27885 Old US Hwy 93 Elmo, Montana 59915
+1 (406)214-0302
+1 (406)552-7519
Friday-Sunday: 08:00 - 6:00pm