Lake Owen Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The campground is adjacent to Lake Owen. It is comprised of two loops under a dense stand of Lodgepole pines and a few Aspen. Both loops have sites overlooking the lake and site with scenic views of the Snowy Range.  There are 35 campsites with tables, fire rings, trash pick-up, vault toilets. The understory is grass, but sites are well separated providing adequate privacy. There is a 14 day stay limit. Owen Lake is 55 acres and offers fishing and boating access.  It is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Drinking water available.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/Night for single unit
Usage: Heavy
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Laramie, take WY 130 west 21.7 to WY 11. Turn left onto WY 11 and continue onto Albany, 10.9 miles. Continue on NFSR 500,  past the forest boundary for 2.2 mi to NFSR 513. Turn left onto NFSR 513 and continue for 2.5 miles to NFSR 517. Turn left onto NFSR 517 and continue for 1.5 miles to NFSR 540. Turn right onto NFSR 540 and continue 2.8 miles to campground.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites38 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Boat ramp
Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water
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