Ryan Park Campground

Area Status: Closed

Ryan Park Campground is located at 8,009 ft elevation on the Snowy Range Scenic Byway near Saratoga, Wyoming. The campground is next to Barrett Creek in the Medicine Bow National Forest and features 49 campsites (13 RV pull-through sites) and 1 group campsite. Sites feature picnic tables and fire grates, and toilets, potable water, and trash services are accessible during the summer season. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 ft at all times.

In addition to exploring the historic sites, visitors can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, fishing, picnicking (also available at nearby Mirror Lake), horseback riding and wildlife viewing.

The Civilian Conservation Corps used this site as a prisoner of war camp in the 1930s. Although little remains, visitors can learn more from the historic interpretive signs at the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/1/22 - Gate is open, no fees being collected, no services provided.
Operational Hours: Open seasonally, weather dependent.
Reservations: Reservable through www.recreation.gov.  Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees: $10 per night per site. $5 per additional vehicle(s) per day
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Max trailer length: 30 ft
Closest Towns: Saratoga, WY
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Information Center: Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District
(307) 326-5258
2171 Highway 130
Saratoga, WY 82331

General Information


From Saratoga travel south on Highway 130 eight miles, then east on Highway 130 east for 15 miles.  The campground is east of the small community of Ryan Park.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 47 single site(s)
Reservation Info Reserve sites through National Recreation Reservation Service toll free at 877-444-6777 or on-line at www.recreation.gov.
No. of Accessible sites 1 of 47

RV Camping

Max trailer length, 30 ft

River and Stream Fishing

Streams in the area support populations of brook, brown, and rainbow trout.

Day Hiking


Interpretive Site: Moose Trail follows perimeter
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