Shell Creek Campground


Area Status: Closed

Shell Creek Campground is located off U.S. Highway 14, the Bighorn Scenic Byway. The campground is situated along Shell Creek and is close to the Adelaide Trailhead, which offers access to the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Shell Canyon and the Shell Falls Interpretive Site are less than five miles away. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open to self-supported camping, no water or trash collection
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line.
Fees: $17 per night.  Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site and 8 people per site.  8 reservable sites.
Open Season: Memorial Day - Labor Day
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: 14 day stay limit
Closest Towns: Shell, WY
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire: Gallatin Canyon Campgrounds
Information Center: Host resides onsite, Medicine Wheel Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Shell, WY, travel east on Hwy 14 for about 17 miles. Then continue for 1.2 miles south on Forest System Road (FSR) 17.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 15 total sites (12 single sites, 2 tent only sites)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line.
No. of Accessible sites 15 accessible sites

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

Big Game Hunting

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.55192431

  Longitude : 
-107.5186202

  Elevation : 
7500