The campground is at the eastern edge of the Platte River Wilderness, and has 16 sites. It is a single loop with one side running parallel to Pelton Creek among Lodgepole pines. Some sites overlook the creek and a meadow. The understory is grass and the sites are fairly close together providing minimal privacy. A trailhead provides wilderness access via the Douglas Creek Trail or the Platte Ridge Trail. 14 day stay limit. Stock unloading facility near campground, however no stock are allowed in the campground. Picnic tables, toilets, drinking water, fire grates and no refuse receptacles(pack out own trash). Fishing is available in Douglas Creek.
This area is located in the Snowy Range and is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.
At a Glance
9 campsites along stream are open. All other sites in campground are closed due to hazard trees.
Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
$10/Night for single unit
Centennial, WY; Laramie, WY
YES Potable Water
Vault Toilet (2)
Directions: From Laramie, take WY 230 west for 40.6 miles to National Forest Recreation Area sign on Forest Route 898. Turn right onto FR 898 and go 8.7 miles to campground.