Six Mile Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

BEGINNING IN OCTOBER - NO FEES,  NO WATER,  PACK OUT YOUR TRASH.  Six Mile Gap Campground is located 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 hiking the Platte River Trail.  Fishing opportunities can be found on the North Platte river and nearby on Big Creek and Douglas Creek.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open without toilets, water and trash service. Pack out trash.
Operational Hours: May through October.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables
Fees $10 per night per site. 
Open Season: May - October
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Encampment, WY
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Directions from Encampment: Travel southeast from on Highway 230 approximately 27 miles to Forest Road #492. Turn left 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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