Six Mile Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Six Mile Gap Campground is 2 miles off Highway 230 and provides access to the North Platte River and Platte River Wilderness Area. The campground has six tent sites and three pull-thru sites. Facilities include picnic tables, bear canisters for food storage, drinking water, toilets, fire grates, and trash service. Stay limit is 14 days.

A separate parking area is available for hikers and river floaters. Popular activities nearby include fishing, floating the North Platte River and hiking the Platte River Trail.

The North Platte River is classified as a blue-ribbon trout stream by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD). Fish species present include brook, brown and rainbow trout. Douglas Creek also offers good fishing opportunities. Special fishing regulations apply to the North Platte River upstream of Saratoga, Wyoming.

All watercraft (except for inflatables 10’ or less in length) must have a valid Wyoming Aquatic Invasive Species decal. Decals are available from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) online, at regional offices and at automated license vendors. For additional information on boating and fishing regulations, contact the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Laramie or Cheyenne.

 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open Memorial Day weekend through October, weather permitting. (Trash and water services not available after mid September)

This campground is managed by the Ranger Station in Saratoga, WY (Brush Creek Hayden District) 307-326-5258
Reservations: No reservable sites. First come basis.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $10 per night per site. $5 per day for additional vehicles.
Permit Info: No permit required
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Encampment, WY
Water: Potable Water Available
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Forest Service/Visitor center located at 2171 S. HWY 130, Saratoga, WY 82331

General Information

Directions:

From Encampment take Highway 230 southeast for approximately 27 miles to Forest Road #492. Turn left onto 492 and travel two miles to Six Mile Campground.


Parking:

A separate parking area is available for hikers and river floaters. Popular activities nearby include fishing, floating the North Platte River and hiking the Platte River Trail.


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Activities


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping
Camping trailer


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