Clearwater Campground

Area Status: Closed
Photograph of the Clearwater Campground

This campground hosts 11 tent sites on the banks of the rushing Shoshone River. This single-loop campground for walk-in tent sites provides the best tent camping on the North Fork.

16-day stay limit
Water: Not available
This site is not accessible to persons with mobility impairments

Notes: Maximum spur 40 feet in main campground

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground closed
Reservations: Yes
Fees: $10/Night for single unit
Open Season: May 20, 2022 - September 6, 2022
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Special Order 04-00-104 related to food storage and sanitation applies.
Closest Towns: Cody, Wyoming 
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet(s)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wapiti Ranger District in Cody, telephone 307.527.6921

General Information


From Cody, take U.S. Highway 14/16/20 west for 32 miles. (This campground is about 21 miles from East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park)

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 11 single site(s), 1 group sites (please see Clearwater Group site for reservation information)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Hours of Operation: July - March

Day Hiking


Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Scenery

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Recreation Areas

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