General Information Directions: From the town of Seeley Lake, travel 11 miles north on Montana highway 83.The campground is on the west side of the highway, at the north end of Lake Alva. You can just rent a boat and cruise around all day. The water pump gave out that night and we had no water to brush our teeth or flush toilet. Whether you’re spinning, baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. The primary coordinates for Rainy Lake Campground places it within the MT 59868 ZIP Code delivery area. The closest populated place is that of Seeley Lake that is21.39 miles far from Rainy Lake Campground.. Rainy Lake Campground is also 22.11 miles far from the closest airport or heliport, the Lindeys Landing West Seaplane Base .. BEWARE!! Followers 36 Catches 0 Spots 0 Rainy Lake is a lake in Montana and has an elevation of 4111 feet. Rainy Lake is located in Missoula County, Montana. Cities bordering the lake include International Falls, Rainer and Island View. The campground is maintained by US National Forest. The Rainy Lake Visitor Center is well maintained with plenty of parking available and good working bathrooms. Other fish species include kokanee salmon, bull trout, whitefish, perch and bluegills. Hopefully in the future with better advance planning on our part we might be able to come here and do more than get our passport book stamped. Lake Alva Campground is situated in thick spruce and sub alpine trees 11 miles north of Seeley Lake at an elevation of 4,100 feet. Known for its spectacular displays of sunsets, starry skies, and Northern Lights, Rainy Lake offers unforgettable experiences. Rainy Lake has the largest population of bull trout and is free of pike. Development, Improvements, and Enhancements Tue Aug 11 00:00:00 MDT 2009. FWP proposes to modify the tailwater elevation below Rainy dam by approximately 1 foot and reinforce wing walls on the dam to help maintain dam integrity until plans for a new structure or major modifications to the existing structure are developed. Unnamed Road Seeley Lake, Montana GPS: 47.336835, -113.593333 Elevation: 4127' Get Directions Lolo National Forest is a national forest located in western Montana, United States with the western boundary being the state of Idaho.The forest spans 2 million acres (8,000 km 2) and includes four wilderness areas; the Scapegoat and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness are partially within the forest while the Welcome Creek and Rattlesnake Wildernesses are solely in Lolo National Forest. MM 27: Rainy Lake. earlier in the day to Kettle Falls had been cancelled due to winds...they said that the Grand Tour boat is almost never cancelled because for winds, the style of boat is much better off than a pontoon (which is on Lake Kabetogama). Rainy Lake lies beneath the exposed rock face of Preacher Mountain. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. This lake is 82 acres in size. Of the three visitor's center, this one was the largest in terms of displays/theater area/parking/etc. Rainy Lake is located in Missoula County, Montana. Seeley Lake is a 1,025-acre glacially-formed lake. This one does have a stuffed moose. It's not been officially maintained for years, except for the occasional "trail angel", so it does not make for an easy or quick side trip, but it's a worthwhile endeavor for those seeking a more solitary adventure or a challenging hike. There is a small gift shop. 82 acres My grandkids had a great time with the Junior Ranger program. It’s one of the best places I have ever camped. General Notes: Concrete boat launch and boat trailer parking are available.On-site volunteer campground host. Camping out positively is an entertaining thing to do, and Rainy Lake Campground in Montana is just the spot. Good. We decided to visit this park at the last minute while on our way to Montana. The waters are calm the buoys make it easy to navigate. Boat Rental. Maps, Driving Directions & Local Area Information Please choose a different date. There are a couple of short trails near the visitor center and boat tours leave from the dock behind the center (we took the Grand Tour of Rainy Lake about 2 1/2 hours). If I could give this company a negative 5 I would. The boat looked like it was 50+ years old and had NEVER been maintained. Rainy Lake Campground is a camp in Montana and has an elevation of 4111 feet. Get directions, find nearby businesses and places, and much more. Scores of folks camp here to be near Placid Lake State Park. This was an unbelievably horrible experience. Rainy Lake Campground is covered by the Lake Inez, MT US Topo Map quadrant Rainy Lake T his hidden gem sits along one of the hundreds of natural lakes in the Swan Valley. The visitor center is nice and the rangers are helpful but they run very few tour boats and the tour boats are really the only way to see the park. It is stocked several times each year with rainbow trout, some weighing up to 15 pounds. This location is perfect for RV camping, and we offer varying lengths of stay ie: nightly, weekly, monthly & seasonally. Clearwater Lake is seven miles from the highway. Our trip. The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Seeley Lake Ranger Station is located on the north end of Seeley Lake about 3 miles north of town, on Highway 83. Off the lake, enjoy hiking trails, picnic grounds and shore fishing areas. 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