Big Sandy Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground is located at the north end of the Big Sandy Opening, along Big Sandy Creek, 60 miles southeast of Pinedale. The campground is open Mid-June to early September, depending upon snow load and road conditions.  

Big Sandy Campground provides access to hunting, fishing and the Bridger Wilderness.  Horse corrals are available at the stock trailhead.  Please store food and trash properly.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Water will be turned off on September 26th, 2015- the campground will remain open but there won't be any garbage collection, water, and the toilets will not be maintained.    The campground is open Mid-June to early September, depending upon snow load and road conditions.
Reservations: There are no reservations needed for this campground, all of the Bridger-Teton campgrounds are on a "First come, first served basis."
Fees $7/Night for single unit
Open Season: Mid June 2011
Usage: Light
Water: No drinking water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Pinedale,  drive south on US Highway 191 for 12 miles to the town of Boulder. At Boulder turn left on to Wyoming Highway 252 and drive about 18 miles to the end of the pavement. Continue, on the dirt road, straight through the next intersection about 9 miles. Right after crossing the Big Sandy River (Buckskin Crossing Historical Marker), ascend a hill to the next junction; turn left at this junction. Drive another seven miles to another junction and turn left again. Proceed on this road, passing Dutch Joe Guard Station and Temple Creek Summer Homes. Bear right at the next junction, and proceed 1 mile to campground.


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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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