Newton Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Photograph of Newton Creek Campground

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
Water: Available
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

Current Conditions: Campground is closed. Restrictions: Due to grizzly bear activity, hard-sided camping only.
Operational Hours: Campground is closed. 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.
Reservations: No
Fees $15/Night for single unit
Open Season: May 15, 2015 - Sept. 25, 2015
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: 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. 
Closest Towns: Cody, Wyoming
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet(s)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


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)

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites31 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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