Eagle Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Photograph of Eagle Creek Campground

This campground hosts 20 campsites along the Shoshone River. One and a half miles east of the campground there are two trailheads, with corrals for public use, that lead into the Washakie Wilderness. Campers can enjoy a footbridge that crosses the river,  and an abundance of juniper, fir pine, spruce, wild roses, and wild flowers.

16-day stay limit
Bear boxes available
Water: Available
This site is accessible to persons with mobility impairments
No cell service

Notes: Hard-sided camping only. Due to grizzly bear activity, no tents or pop-up campers allowed.  Maximum spur 40 feet

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground opens May 22, 2020
Operational Hours: Campground is open for summer 2016. Restrictions: Due to frequent grizzly bear activity within Eagle Creek Campground and the resulting high potential for human-bear interactions, camping will be restricted to hard-sided units only (no tents or pop-up campers). The goal of this restriction is to improve public safety.
Reservations: No
Fees $15/Night for single unit
Open Season: May 22, 2020 - September 28, 2020
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Special Order 04-00-104 related to food storage and sanitation applies. Due to grizzly bear activity, hard-sided camping units only in Eagle CreekCampground. Tents and pop-up campers are not allowed.
Closest Towns: Cody, Wyoming
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet(s)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Wapiti Ranger District in Cody, telephone 307.527.6921

General Information


From Cody, travel west on U.S. Highway 14/26/20 for 45 miles to the campground. (This campground is about 8 miles from the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park)

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites20 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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