Developed Recreation Sites

Bald Ridge Trailhead  |  Bobcat-Houlihan Trailhead  |  Cottonwood Creek Campground
Five Springs Falls Campground
  |  Four Bear Trailhead  |  Hogan-Luce Campground  |  McCullough Peaks 
North Shoshone River Access  |  Twin Creek Trailhead


Bald Ridge TrailheadHikers on Bald Ridge Trail.

Location: Park County

Nearest Town: Cody

Facilities: Interpretive kiosks, picnic tables, fire rings, toilet facilities, 
horse trailer parking, horse stanchions and hitching rails.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • Bear Country
  • The Bald Ridge area is closed to all use from December 15 through April 30 of each year to protect essential wintering habitat for elk and mule deer

How to get there: This site is located 18 miles north of Cody off Wyoming State Highway 120. Turn left onto Park County Road 7RP and continue approximately five miles; look for the Hogan-Luce Trailhead sign and take a left onto the one-mile long access road to the site.


Bobcat - Houlihan Trailhead South Fork of Shoshone River.

Location: Park County

Nearest town: Cody

Facilities: Interpretive kiosks, horse trailer parking, horse hitching rails, 
food storage boxes, and toilet facilities.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • Bear Country

How to get there: Travelling southwest from Cody on Wyoming State Highway 291 (the South Fork Highway), continue for 28 miles. Turn right onto Park County Road 6EH and travel approximately three miles to the trailhead.


Cottonwood Creek Trailhead/Campground

Location: Big Horn CountyHikers on Cottonwood Creek Trail.

Nearest Town: Lovell

Facilities: Interpretive kiosk, five camp sites with fire rings, picnic tables, 
toilet facility, four horse corrals, horse watering trough, and food storage boxes.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • Bear Country

How to get there: From Lovell, take Highway 14A for approximately 10 miles. Immediately after the causeway on the east side of Bighorn Lake, turn left onto John Blue Canyon Road/BLM Road #1122. Take the first road on the right, and travel this road for roughly five miles until you reach the campground and trailhead.


Five Springs Falls CampgroundOverlook of Five Springs Falls Campground.

Location: Big Horn County

Nearest Town: Lovell

Facilities: Interpretive kiosks, tent pads, fire rings, picnic tables, garbage cans, food storage boxes, a central toilet facility and central water faucet 
(at lower campground).

Things to note:

  • $7 per night for overnight camping
  • Non-fee area for day use
  • Site is open year round but is often not accessible during the winter months due to snowpack

How to get there: Travel 22 miles east on U.S. Highway 14A from Lovell, and turn left at the Five Springs Falls Campground sign. Travel this steep, narrow access road for two miles to the lower loop of the campground (not suitable for recreational vehicles over 25 ft. in length). The road continues to the upper loop, which contains additional sites.


Four Bear TrailheadHikers on Four Bear Trail.

Location: Park County

Nearest Town: Cody

Facilities: Interpretive kiosks, horse trailer parking, horse hitching rails, and toilet facilities.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • Day use only
  • Unattended vehicles and horse trailers may be parked overnight if visitors are in the backcountry

How to get there: The trailhead is located 17 miles west of Cody on Wyoming State Highway 14/16/20 (North Fork Highway). Turn right at the Four Bear Trailhead sign.

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