Wapiti Campground hosts 41 campsites on the North Fork of the Shoshone River, next to the historic Wapiti Ranger Station. "Wapiti" (pronounced WA-puh-tee) is the American Indian word for "elk."
Visit the nearby Wapiti Wayside to learn about grizzly bears, other wildlife, and general visitor information. The trailhead from the campground leads into the Washakie Wilderness via Elk Fork Creek. No cell service is available.
*This site is accessible to persons with mobility impairments. Maximum spur 50 feet.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Campground closed|
|Reservations:||Reservations for Wapiti Campground can be made at www.recreation.gov.|
|Fees:||$20/Night for single unit with electricity and $15/Night for single unit with no electricity.|
|Open Season:||May 13, 2022 - October 13, 2022|
|Closest Towns:||Cody, Wyoming|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Wapiti Ranger District in Cody, telephone 307.527.6921|
From Cody, travel west on U.S. Highway 14/16/20 for 28 miles to the campground. (This campground is about 25 miles from the East Entrance of Yellowstone Natioal Park)
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||42 single, double and triple sites available|
|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 at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75500&topTabIndex=CampingSpot|
|No. of Accessible sites||All|