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Madison Valley Campground

The current owners, Aaron and Briana Moore, have had ownership over Madison Valley Campground since 2021. The property is situated in the southwestern region of Montana, featuring a total of 23 RV sites and one four-bedroom home for short-term stays. Each site contains full hookups with water, sewer, and electricity provided. Located in close proximity to the RV campground is downtown Ennis, which tends to draw a number of tourists annually, as the urban area contains several shops and restaurants. One of the most prominent attractions near the property is Yellowstone National Park. The western entrance of the national park can be found just over an hour's drive from the campground. Another notable city that receives a considerable amount of tourism is Bozeman, which is about two hours away by car from Madison Valley Campground.

About

Located in southwestern Montana, Madison Valley Campground occupies an expanse of about 1.5 acres of land. The campground features 23 RV sites plus an on-site four-bedroom home that can be rented for short-term stays. Two bathhouses with four individual baths and showers can be found on the premises. The bathhouses have tile flooring and offer standard amenities such as a toilet, soap and paper towel dispenser, a trash can, a mirror, and a sink. One of the bathhouses contains coin-operated laundry machines that are available to guests during their stay. Wi-Fi is provided to all patrons as well. An office where visitors check in and check out also resides on the acreage. 

Every RV site has a full set of hookups with water, sewer, and electricity. Some sites offer 30 amp service while others have 50 amp, and a few supply both 30 and 50 amp. All spaces are back-in sites, and a picnic table is additionally provided at every space. A few of the spaces can accommodate RVs that are over 45 feet in length. For the hunters that visit during the winter, four of the sites are frost-free. The main pathway that extends through the property is a gravel road that leads into each of the spaces. Every site has a gravel layout, surrounded by mature trees that provide shade, as well as several grass areas that encompass the majority of sites. Each site is separated with a considerable amount of space in between, typically divided by grass turf where patrons can set up camp chairs if they please. Some areas throughout the park have concrete grounds, and a fence borders the perimeter of the acreage. Across the street from the property, there is a gas station that visitors can utilize to fill their vehicles if necessary.

Culture


Aaron, the owner of the establishment, believes that one of the most notable aspects of the property is its location and how it is "in the heart of one of the best outdoor recreation places in the country." Several visitors are drawn to the fishing, hiking, and lake recreation that can be found nearby Madison Valley Campground. The Madison River is one particular natural feature where guests can engage in activities including swimming, kayaking, or canoeing. Visitors can have the opportunity to explore the Madison River during their stay, as it is within walking distance of the campground. Just over an hour's drive from Madison Valley Campground is Yellowstone National Park, which receives a number of tourists annually. There, visitors may go four-wheeling, jeeping, or horseback riding. The campground is also within walking distance of downtown Ennis, which is characterized by several shops and restaurants. For those who are looking for nearby places to eat after a day of recreation, the owner recommends three restaurants, namely McAllister Inn Steakhouse Bar, Sportsman's Lodge, and The Gravel Bar.

Madison Valley Campground's website displays various events that occur in the general area, ranging from fishing reports to activities in downtown Ennis. They put forth the effort to update the page often so that visitors can be aware of the most current upcoming events that the town has to offer.

A few policies are enforced at the Madison Valley Campground, which visitors are expected to act in accordance with during their stay. One such policy is that open fires are not allowed on the premises. Regarding pets, visitors are welcome to bring their dogs if they please, though guests must pick up after them and try to control excessive barking. It should be noted that pets are prohibited from being inside the bathhouses. When night falls, the owners ask that those who are staying at the campground respect other visitors by keeping the noise down. 

Many visitors have commented about the surrounding town that Madison Valley Campground resides in, while others mention the hospitality of the owners. One previous guest commented, "The owners went out of their way to make things super easy for us. The site was level with power, electricity, and sewer for a reasonable price. The site was shaded, and the grass was very well kept."

Madison Valley Campground is open year-round, with the busiest time of the year typically occurring during hunting season. Aaron states that the area is a major "hunting destination," as the property receives a considerable number of hunters. He also mentions that it tends to get slower from January to April as temperatures are significantly lower than in the summer months. The demographic of those who stay at the campground is not generalized into one category of individuals, considering that the property receives a mix of people; however, families and workers tend to be common among guests. Those who are building homes and waiting for their house to be completed also make up a considerable fraction of the park's demographic.

History

Madison Valley Campground was purchased by Aaron Moore and his wife, Briana Moore, in 2021. The business had formerly been known as the Camper Corner prior to when Aaron and Briana gained ownership of the acreage. Their "strong love for camping is really what drove us" to enter the lodging industry, explains Aaron. It had been an opportunity that they mutually decided would be right for them to take. According to Aaron, one of the most enjoyable aspects of running the property is meeting people from various places in the United States. He and Briana try to interact with their guests whenever possible, and they enjoy listening to their stories.

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Location

300 W Main St
Ennis, Montana 59729
United States

Type

Campground

Owners

Briana & Aaron Moore

Owned Since
2021
Reviews
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