Vedauwoo Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The campground is composed of two loops, winding around the boulders, slabs and cliffs of the Vedauwoo rock formation which comprises 10 square miles of weathered Sherman granite.  There are 28 campsites with tables, fire rings, trash pick up and vault toilets.  This area is constructed to blend in with the natural beauty of the surroundings.  The vegetation is a variety of Limber pine, Engleman spruce, Douglas fir and Aspen. The general area was once used as a hideout for outlaws. Native Americans thought playful spirits piled up the boulders. All the tent sites are walk-ins and some of them are so secluded, one might feel the "outlaw's spirit."   There is access to rock climbing and a nature trail through the rocks. 

It is located in the Pole Mountain area and is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/Night for single unit
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Laramie, WY; Cheyenne, WY
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Laramie, take Interstate 80 east 15.8 miles to Vedauwoo Road/ exit 329. Exit and go to stop sign; turn left onto Vedauwoo Rd. and go 1.2 miles. Turn left at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites28 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo


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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water
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