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Black Sandy State Park is located in west-central Montana near the towns and cities of Helena, Great Falls, and Deer Lodge. The park lies on shores of Hauser Lake and is one of the few to do so making a unique attraction to those with an RV rental in the local area. Black Sandy State Park encompasses everything that’s appealing to camping in the state of Montana. From its picturesque mountain views - perfect for trekking and hiking to its crystal clear lakes and rivers ideal fishing and boating. Rent a camper near Black Sandy State Park, and you can lose yourself in this Eden-like wilderness in the heart of the ‘Treasure State.’

Making your way to Black Sandy State Park with a rental RV is also a lot easier with Interstate 15 running along its western shores. Search for an RV in Lewis and Clark County and see what Black Sandy State Park can offer you.

Getting Outdoors

Should you be a keen angler, then Black Sandy State Park is a must-visit. Not are you only able to camp on the grounds on one of the most idyllic state parks, but you will also have access to the shores of Hauser Lake. Hauser Lake is a prime fishing territory in Montana, home to a wide verity of fish species. Black Sandy State Park campers can try their hand at catching rainbow trout and kokanee salmon - which are abundant in these waters. Alongside these, there are also brown trout, yellow perch, walleye, and a range of bass fish. Having the banks of the lake to yourself at Black Sandy State Park makes this all the more desirable for avid fishermen and women.

Being on the shores of both Hauser Lake and the Missouri River makes Black Sandy River Park the perfect park for those who love the water, and more importantly, love to boat. Accessing the water with a boat is made even easier with the free to use boat ramp from the park itself. Whether its pontoon boating along Hauser Lake or kayaking and canoeing down the Missouri River, there is something for every taste. Those motorhome camping without their own boats can head to the local marina alongside the shores of the lake. Here campers can rent a range of water-going vessels to enjoy out on the lake.

Along with the recreation on Hauser Lake, Black Sandy State Park is also home to a range of great outdoor activities. Hiking above all else is the park’s mainstay, and being on the route of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition, and hikers can retrace the steps of the famous expansion east. Campers can also hike through the Helena National Forest, close to Black Sandy State Park. The ‘Missouri River Beaver Creek Trail’ is an ideal hike for campers who do not want to venture too far from the park, but still get great views of the forest and picturesque Montana.

Camping at Black Sandy State Park

Those RV camping at Black Sandy State Park will have a range of campsites and campgrounds, both in and around the state park itself. Black Sandy State Park’s campground offers RV campers full hookups, including 20, 30, 50 amp electric, water, and sewage. Facilities on-site include a dump station, vaulted toilets, shower blocks, and all are ADA accessible. Pets are also welcome on the campsite but must be kept on a leash.

An alternative to the state park campgrounds is the ‘Helena North KOA Campsite.’ Full hookups are also provided here, including water, electric, and sewage. Facilities here include a dump station, flushing toilets, shower block, free WIFI, laundrette, and on-site general store. Many of the sites here are pull-thru, meaning all sizes of rigs are welcome here.

Exploring the Area

Helena, a nearby city and capital of Montana, is home to a variety of sight-seeing and day-tripping opportunities. Those who wish to add a little art of and culture to their visit to Helena should take a trip to the ‘Holter Museum of Art.’ The museum is home to a vast array of artworks that cover many genres and eras of artists from the northwest of America. Call ahead, and the museum can organize a guide to take you around this ingrossing gallery, brimming with must-see artworks and exhibitions that are ever-changing.

Those with an interest in history should not pass up an opportunity to visit the 'Montana Military Museum' in downtown Helena. The museum showcases a verity of exhibitions covering Montana’s place in US military history. Although a small independent museum, the collection of artifacts is huge and will keep any military history enthusiast enthralled. Highlights of the museum are its collection of second world war memorabilia, donated to the museum over its many years. This is a must-see when in the city of Helena.

Venture a little further out from the Black Sandy State Park to the city of Great Falls, and visit the ‘Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center.’ The center allows visitors to relive the famous 1804-06 expedition westward through interactive exhibitions. The centerpiece of the center is a two-story diorama of the Missouris River’s five great falls. Visitors can test their strength by reenacting the pulling of a boat against the Missouri River current - just as the Lewis and Clark expeditions had to do.

Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

Security, for one. Outdoorsy helps protect RV owners and renters with excellent support and insurance options, and a secure platform for listings, communication, and payments. There are plenty of other reasons though, like roadside assistance, detailed listings, and a wide variety of RVs to choose from.

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