Blackwater Pond Picnic Site

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The Blackwater Pond Picnic Site is located along the North Fork of the Shoshone River in the scenic Wapiti Valley. The site has picnic tables, fire rings, cook grates, and a toilet. Nearby activities include fishing, hiking, and viewing and photographing wildlife and scenery. Water is not available at the picnic site, but can be found at nearby campgrounds. The Blackwater Pond Picnic Site is about 12 miles from the East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Blakcwater Pond Picnic Site is open year round, when accessible.
Fees No fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Special Order 04-00-100 related to food storage and sanitation applies.
Closest Towns: Cody, Wyoming
Water: No
Restroom: Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wapiti Ranger District in Cody, telephone 307.527.6921

General Information

Directions: From Cody, travel west on U.S. Highway 14/16/20 for about 36 miles to the picnic site.

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