Six Mile Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

No water or trash service in October.Six Mile Gap Campground is 2 miles off State Highway 230 and provides easy access to the North Platte River and Platte River Wilderness. The campground is a popular spot for river floaters, anglers, and hikers. Campground facilities include: picnic tables, toilets, drinking water, fire grates, trash service and trailhead parking. There is a 14 day stay limit. Popular activities near this campground include floating the North Platte River and the Platte River Trail. This campground is managed by the Brush/Creek Hayden Ranger District and is located in the Snowy Range.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open with toilets, water and trash service. Pack out trash.
Operational Hours: Open June through October.  No water or trash service from October to June.  Bring water and plan to pack out your trash. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables
Fees $10 per night per site. 
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Encampment, WY
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Encampment take Highway 230 southeast for approximately 27 miles to Forest Road #492. Turn left onto 492 and travel two miles to Six Mile Campground.

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites9 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites1 of 9


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