Sanford Park Campground

If you're looking for a nice and quiet RV campground in northern Montana, look no further than Sanford Park Campground. Near Lake Elwell on the shore of the Marias River, this is an ideal place for campers who like fishing and boating. The campground is located in Chester, not far from Havre and Great Falls, where you can go for some shopping, nightlife, or to visit attractions.This Chester campground is surrounded by greenery and suitable for nature lovers. Sandford Park Campground campsites are primitive, with no hookups available. Campers will have access to restrooms and a boat launch on-site. The RV campground is family-friendly and has playgrounds and a lot of space for kids to run and play. You can visit this park year-round and have a fantastic time kayaking and canoeing in the Marias River, and hunting in the wilderness areas nearby.The border with Canada is just a short drive away, as well as beautiful natural areas and parks, including Flathead National Forest, Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, and the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. There are many incredible areas for hiking, biking, exploring, and scenic driving. Book an RV rental in Liberty County, Montana, to visit this beautiful, less-traveled area of this state.

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Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

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Choose your location, dates, and send the host a request to book.


Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the host or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

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Most hosts have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.


Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the host in the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge is less than two hours' drive south of the campsites at Sanford Park. This is a great place for nature lovers, with over 240 species of birds and incredible landscapes to enjoy and explore. The mixed-grass prairie is surrounded by mountain ranges and offers great views and a perfect backdrop for pictures. The refuge is also home to many mammals, including coyotes, American badgers, white-tailed deer, and pronghorns. The lake has an established hunting season when you can hunt for ducks, swans, and geese. Other activities here include nature viewing, hiking, and wildlife watching.Giant Springs State Park is a short drive south of Benton Lake. On the shores of the Missouri River, this makes a perfect day trip destination. One of the largest of its kind in the world, Giant Springs was discovered by the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1805. Today, visitors can have a picnic near a beautiful historic site, walk by the river, ride bicycles, or play frisbee. The Rivers Edge Trail is a popular park feature, and the Rainbow Falls overlook is another favorite spot. The park attracts visitors year-round and has an interesting visitor center and interpretive tours available.Glacier National Park is a remarkable natural area, less than three hours' drive west of the campground. The park consists of forests, alpine meadows, mountains, and stunning lakes. There are 26 active glaciers in the park. Here you will find over 700 miles of trails, where you can go hiking, mountain biking, and backpacking. In addition to the spectacular nature, you can visit historic chalets, lodges, and the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road. Other recreational activities to try at Glacier National Park include climbing, fishing, boating, and photography.

Exploring the City

With an RV rental at Sanford Park Campground, you can visit some of the nearby attractions, starting with the Liberty County Museum. The museum is located in a former Episcopal Methodist church, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum displays a collection of scientific and historical artifacts and historical archives. Here you can see exhibits covering farming, ranching, the military, businesses, and more. Explore the collection of items, photographs, and books, combining to tell the stories of the county’s residents through history.The Rudyard Depot Museum is located in the railroad depot in Rudyard. Here you can see memorabilia and artifacts from the histories of the towns of Joplin, Inverness, Rudyard, Hingham, Gildford, and Kremlin. In addition to the Depot Museum, where you can see microfilms, old newspapers, and photographs, you can also visit the Dinosaur Museum. This unique place displays a variety of prehistoric creatures, including a Gryposaurus.The Children's Museum of Montana in Great Falls is a perfect place to entertain your kids when RV camping in the area. The museum features educational and interpretive events and activities for kids of all ages. Children can learn about business, medicine, the Western frontier, and so much more through interactive, hands-on programs. Some of the exhibits here include Flight Zone, Whoville, Anika’s Closet, and Giant Springs Credit Union.Book a travel trailer rental near Lake Elwell, and you'll be surrounded by some of northern Montana's best cities and attractions. Search for your rental rig today and start planning your next adventure.

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Questions about RVs?


What type of RV should I choose?


Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


Do the RVs have bathrooms?


Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


How does check-in work?


Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.