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
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.
Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
$10/site for picknicking or overnight use. (Water is available)
Memorial Day - Labor Day
No horses in the campground. Wyoming State OHV stickers are required for driving any Forest Service OHV trails.
Esterbrook Store is 20 miles north, Douglas is 58 miles north.
Two vault toilets
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.