Friend Park Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

7400' elevation. 11 campsites; three of which are walk in access/tent use only (parking available up above). Set at the base of Laramie Peak, the tallest peak in the North Laramie Range and a waypoint for Oregon Trail migrants, the campground has trail access to both the Laramie Peak Trail and Friend Park Trail for non-motorized users. Motorized users of the Laramie Peak Trail will find the trailhead just 1/4 mile from the campground. Friend Park Trail is not open to motorized use. Fishing is available in the adjacent Friend Creek and surrounding beaver ponds.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This well-loved campground on the Douglas Ranger District has been lightly affected by the Mountain Pine Beetle and is completely open.  Nearby Laramie Peak trailhead is also open.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/site for picknicking or overnight use. (Water is available)
Open Season: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No horses in the campground. Wyoming State OHV stickers are required for driving any Forest Service OHV trails.
Closest Towns: Esterbrook Store is 20 miles north, Douglas is 58 miles north.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Two vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Douglas, take WY 94 17 miles south to County Road 94. Go 11 miles south, then 11 miles south on County Road 4. 15 miles southwest on Forest Route 653, and 3 miles east on FR 633.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites10 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sites1 of 11

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
42.2561411620001
  Longitude : 
-105.484807849
  Elevation : 
7400