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Camping and Cabins

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Campgrounds

Shoshone National Forest provides a many campgrounds for you to choose from on your next visit.  Click on the link to each site for details.

Forest visitors are encouraged to call for current conditions.

  • For campgrounds on the Clarks Fork, Greybull, and Wapiti Ranger Districts, call the Cody office at 307.527.6921.  
  • For campgrounds on the Washakie Ranger District, call the Lander office at 307.332.5460.  
  • For campgrounds on the Wind River Ranger District, call the Dubois office at 307.455.2466.

Note: All open and close dates are approximate. Campground opening and closing dates are weather dependent and can vary by a couple days to a couple weeks. Visitors should call the nearest ranger district office for up-to-date information.


Campgrounds at a Glance

Clarks Fork Ranger District (307) 527-6921
Beartooth Lake Campground
Elevation 9,000 feet
Open July 1 - September 15, 2010
Fee: $15
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Heavy

21 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Fire ring and picnic table at each site
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Crazy Creek Campground
Elevation 6,900 feet

Restriction: Due to recent grizzly bear activity, this campground is limited to hard-sided campers only. No tents or pop-up campers allowed.  Be prepared to store food properly
Open May 22 - September 15, 2010
$10 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Moderate

16 sites, maximum spur 28 feet
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Dead Indian Campground
Elevation 6,000 feet
One loop is open year-round
$10 fee beginning in May, ending in September 2010
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Moderate

10 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
Minimal cell service
Fox Creek Campground
Elevation 7,100 feet
In 2010, the Fox Creek Campground is available only to personnel working on the Beartooth Highway reconstruction. It may open to the public later in the season.
Hunter Peak Campground
Elevation 9,600 feet
Open mid May - November 2010
$15 fee (ends when water is shut off)
16-day stay limit
Reservation: Yes (Available at recreation.gov)
Usage: Moderate

10 sites, maximum spur 28 feet
Fire rings, picnic tables, bear boxes and garbage collection available
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Island Lake Campground
Elevation 9,600 feet
Closed for the 2010 season due to reconstruction
Lake Creek Campground
Elevation 6,400 feet
Open June - September 2010
$10 fee (ends when water is shut off)
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Light

6 sites, maximum spur 22 feet
Boat launch available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Lily Lake Campground
Elevation 6,900 feet
 
Little Sunlight Campground
Elevation 6,900 feet
 
Greybull
Ranger District
(307) 527-6921
Brown Mountain Campground
Elevation 5,900 feet

Notes: Campground is undergoing rehab in 2010 to lengthen spurs to accommodate larger vehicles, but will be open during the rehab work. 
Open June - Labor Day weekend 2010
$10 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: Yes (available at recreation.gov)
Usage:Light - Moderate

16 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Garbage, pit toilets available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Jack Creek Campground
Elevation 6,000 feet
Open May 28 - Labor Day weekend, 2010
$10 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage:Light

20 sites, maximum spur 40 feet
Food storage, garbage collection, pit toilets available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Wood River Campground
Elevation 7,300 feet

Notes:  In 2010, this campground is undergoing rehab to lengthen spurs to accommodate longer RVs.  The campground will be open during the rehab work.
Open  mid July - October 1, 2010
No fee - donations accepted
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Moderate

5 sites, maximum spur 16 feet
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
 
Wapiti
Ranger District
(307) 527-6921
Big Game Campground
Elevation 5,900 feet
 
Open June - Labor Day weekend 2010
$10 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: Yes (available at recreation.gov)
Usage:Light - Moderate

16 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Clearwater Campground
Elevation 6,000 feet

Camp sites at Clearwater are walk-in sites. Parking is available at each site, but RV use is discouraged.
Open May 28 - Labor Day weekend 2010
$10 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage:Light

20 sites, maximum spur 40 feet
Food storage, garbage collection, pit toilets available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Deer Creek Campground
Elevation 6,400 feet
Open year-round
No fee - donations accepted
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage:Light

6 sites, maximum spur 16 feet
Picnic tables, fire rings, bear boxes, garbage collection, pit toilets available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
Minimal cell service
Eagle Creek Campground
Elevation 6,500 feet

Notes: Hard sided camping only. No tents or pop-up campers allowed.
Open May - Labor Day weekend, 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Heavy

20 sites, maximum spur 22 feet
Bear boxes available
Water: Available
handicapped accessible
No cell service
Elk Fork Campground
Elevation 6,000 feet
Open year-round
$10 fee beginning in May when services begin - fee ends in the end of September
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Moderate - Heavy

13 sites, maximum spur 22 feet
Bear boxes, fire ring, and picnic table at all sites, 2 vault toilets available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Newton Creek Campground
Elevation 6,300 feet

Notes: Hard-side camping only at sites located along Newton creek from May to Mid-June.
Open May - end of October 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Heavy

31 sites, maximum spur 22 feet
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Rex Hale Campground
Elevation 6,100 feet
Open May 28 - Labor Day weekend 2010
$15 fee without electricity/ $20 fee for electricity
16-day stay limit
Reservation:Yes (available at recreation.gov)
Usage: Moderate

30 sites, maximum spur 40 feet
Food storage, garbage collection, vault toilets  available
Water: Available
handicapped accessible
No cell service
Three Mile Campground
Elevation 6,700 feet
Open May 28 - Labor Day weekend, 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Moderate

21 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Food storage, garbage collection, vault toilets  available
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Wapiti Campground
Elevation 6,000 feet
Open May 28 - Labor Day weekend 2010
$15 fee without electricity/ $20 fee for electricity
16-day stay limit
Reservation:Yes (available at recreation.gov)
Usage: Heavy

41 sites, maximum spur 50 feet
Picnic tables, fire rings, food storage, garbage collection, horse corrals, and vault toilets  available
Water: Available
handicapped accessible
No cell service
Washakie
Ranger District
(307) 332-5460
Dickinson Creek Campground
Elevation 9,400 feet

Notes: Tribal lands are private- please be respectful of the private land boundaries and do not trespass.  Tribal fishing license required to cross the Wind River Reservation access road.
Open July 1 - September 2010
No fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Moderate

15 sites, maximum spur 20 feet
Picnic tables, fire rings,  and vault toilet  available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Fiddlers Lake Campground
Elevation 9,400 feet
Open July 1 - September 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Moderate

20 sites, maximum spur 40 feet
Grills, fire rings,  bear boxes, and  vault toilet  available
Water: Available
handicapped accessible bathroom
No cell service
Little Popo Agie Campground
Elevation 8,800 feet
Open July 1 - September,, 2010
No fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Moderate

4 sites, maximum spur 16 feet
Vault toilet  available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Louis Lake Campground
Elevation 8,600 feet
Open  July 1 - September 2010
$10 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Heavy

9 sites, maximum spur 24 feet
Picnic tables,  fire rings,  bear boxes, and boat ramp with double vault toilet available
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
No cell service
Sinks Canyon Campground
Elevation 6,850 feet
Open  May 1 - October 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Heavy

14 sites, maximum spur 20 feet
Picnic tables,  fire rings,  bear boxes available
Water: Available
handicapped accessible
Minimal cell service
Worthen Meadows Campground
Elevation 8,800 feet
Open  July 1 - September 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation:No
Usage: Heavy

28 sites, maximum spur 24 feet
Bear boxes, and boat ramp with double vault toilet  available
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible
Minimal cell service
Wind River Ranger District (307) 455-2466

 
Brooks Lake Campground
Elevation 9,200 feet
Open July - September 7, 2010
$10 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Heavy

13 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Water: Not available
Not handicapped accessible
Double Cabin Campground
Elevation 9,300 feet
Open May - September 7, 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Moderate

14 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible
Falls Campground
Elevation 8,000 feet
Open May - end of September 2010 (depending on the weather)
$15 fee without electricity, $20 fee with electricity
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Moderate

54 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Picnic tables, fire rings, bear boxes, garbage collection available
Water: Available
handicapped accessible
No cell service
Green Creek Campground
 
 
Horse Creek Campground
Elevation 7,500 feet
Open May 28 - September 7, 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Moderate

9 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Picnic tables, fire rings, bear boxes, garbage collection available
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible
Pinnacles Campground
Elevation 9,200 feet
Open July - September 7, 2010
$15 fee
16-day stay limit
Reservation: No
Usage: Heavy

21 sites, maximum spur 32 feet
Picnic tables, fire rings, bear boxes, garbage collection available
Water: Available
Not handicapped accessible




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