This campground hosts 31 sites near the Shoshone River. Nearby points of interest include Mummy Cave and a memorial to firefighters who died in the 1937 Blackwater Fire. There are two trails, one leading to a natural bridge and the other leading to the Firefighters Memorial.
16-day stay limit
This site is not accessible to persons with mobility impairments
No cell service
Notes: Hard-sided camping only. Due to grizzly bear activity, no tents or pop-up campers allowed. Maximum spur 40 feet.
At a Glance
Restrictions: Due to possible grizzly bear activity, hard-sided camping units only at sites located along Newton Creek from May until July 1, 2014.
Campground is open for summer 2014.
Restrictions: Due to frequent grizzly bear activity within Newton Creek Campground and the resulting high potential for human-bear interactions, camping will be restricted to hard-sided units only (no tents or pop-up campers). The goal of this restriction is to improve public safety.
$15/Night for single unit
May 15, 2014 - Sept. 26, 2014
Special Order 04-00-104 related to food storage and sanitation applies. Due to grizzly bear activity, hard-sided camping units only at sites located along Newton Creek from May to mid June.
From Cody, travel west on U.S. Highway 14/16/20 for 37 miles to the campground. (This campground is about 16 miles from the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park)