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Kayaking in the North Platte River. Dugway area along the North Platte River. Child with trout caught in the North Platte River. Scenic view along the North Platte River. Guided fishing trip on the North Platte River.
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Camping

Bennett Peak  |  Corral Creek  |  Encampment River  |  Teton Reservoir  |  Prior Flat  |  Dugway


Bennett Peak Campground

Bennett Peak Recreation Site

Directions:
From I-80, take Wyo 130 and Wyo 230 south approximately 38 miles to Riverside, then Wyo 230 east 4 miles. Turn left onto County Road 660 and go 12 miles on graveled road to Bennett Peak Road (BLM Road 3404) and follow it 7 miles to the campground.

  • Main Attraction: North Platte River for fishing and floating.
  • Facilities: 11 campsites, vault toilet, hand pump well, boat ramp, day use parking, bank fishing accessible to persons with disabilities.
  • Fee: $10.00 per night per campsite. No day use or launch fee at present.
  • Use Season: June 1 - Nov 15 typical, but quite variable.
  • Each campsite contains: Picnic table, fire ring/grill, sandy tent pad, parking space. No pull-throughs.
  • Vegetation: Riparian area - cottonwoods, ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, willows, juniper, mountain mahogany, wild rose.
  • Wildlife in general area: Bald eagle, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, wild turkey, mule deer, mountain lion, grouse, rattlesnakes, rainbow and brown trout.
  • Additional information: Reconstructed in 1996. Elevation 7,200 feet. Vehicles must stay on existing roads and 2-tracks.
  • No horses allowed in campground.


Corral Creek Recreation Site

Directions: From I-80, take Wyo 130 and Wyo 230 south approximately 38 miles to Riverside, then Wyo 230 east 4 miles. Turn left onto County Road 660 and go 12 miles on graveled road to Bennett Peak Road (BLM Road 3404) and follow it 6 miles to the campground.

  • Main Attraction: North Platte River for fishing and floating.
  • Facilities: 6 campsites, vault toilet, day use parking, foot trail to wade fishing.
  • Fee: None.
  • Use Season: June 1 - Nov 15 typical, but quite variable.
  • Each campsite contains: Picnic table, fire ring and grill at most sites, parking space. No pull-throughs.
  • Vegetation: Juniper, sagebrush and grasses primarily. Near riparian area.
  • Wildlife in general area: Bald eagle, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, wild turkey, mule deer, mountain lion, grouse, rattlesnakes, rainbow and brown trout.
  • Additional information: Elevation 7,200 feet. Vehicles must stay on existing roads and 2-tracks. Water is available at Bennett Peak Campground, one mile away.


Encampment River Campground

Encampment River

Directions: From I-80, take Wyo 130 and Wyo 230 south approximately 38 miles to Encampment. Follow highway through town to Wyo 70. County Road 353 is left approximately 1/4 mile west of town. Follow it one mile south to BLM Road 3407. Campground is about 3/4 mile.

  • Main Attraction: Encampment River for fishing, floating and hiking Encampment River Trail.
  • Facilities: 8 campsites, vault toilet, day use parking, foot trail.
  • Fee: $10.00 per night per campsite. No day use or launch fee at present.
  • Use Season: June 1 - Nov 15 primarily. Some winter hiking.
  • Each campsite contains: Picnic table, fire ring/grill, sandy tent pad, parking space. No pull-throughs.
  • Vegetation: Riparian area - cottonwoods, willows, juniper, wild rose, grasses, sagebrush.
  • Wildlife in general area: Bald eagle, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, mule deer, grouse, rattlesnakes, rainbow and brown trout.
  • Additional information: Reconstructed in 1996. Elevation 7,200 feet. Vehicles must stay on existing roads and 2-tracks. Bring drinking water. Access road is steep and often muddy. Trailers over 25 feet not recommended due to tight turning radii in campground.
  • No horses allowed in campground.


Teton Reservoir Recreation Site

Directions: From Rawlins, take Wyo 71 south approximately 13 miles and turn left on BLM Road 3418. Go about 3/4 mile and turn right into campground.

  • Main Attraction: Teton Reservoir (about 80 acres) for fishing and floating.
  • Facilities: 5 campsites, vault toilets, boat ramp, day use parking.
  • Fee: None.
  • Use Season: Year round.
  • Each campsite contains: Picnic table, fire ring and grill at most, and parking spur. No pull-throughs.
  • Vegetation: Sparse. Sagebrush, greasewood, willows, occasional juniper.
  • Wildlife in general area: Pronghorn, mule deer, coyotes, grouse, rattlesnakes, rainbow and brown trout, ducks.
  • Additional information: Vehicles must stay on existing roads and 2-tracks. Bring water.
  • No horses allowed in campground.


Prior Flat Campground 

Directions: From Medicine Bow, take Wyo 487 north approximately 21 miles and turn left onto Wyo 77. Follow Wyo 77 about 9 miles and take County Road 102 west for about 9 miles to the Shirley Mountain Loop Road (BLM Road 3115). Campground is just up the hill about 1/4 mile.

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  • Main Attraction: Shirley Mountain.
  • Facilities: 15 campsites and a vault toilet on about 9 acres. 1 pull-through.
  • Fee: None
  • Use Season: June 1 - Nov 15 typical, but County Road 102 and BLM Road 3115 are impassable after heavy rain and snow melt because both get extremely muddy.
  • Each campsite contains: Picnic table, fire ring/grill, and parking spur.
  • Vegetation: Aspen, limber pine, lodgepole pine, big sagebrush, and shrubs, grasses and forbs.
  • Wildlife in general area: Pronghorn, mule deer, elk, coyotes, grouse, golden eagles.
  • Additional information: Reconstructed 1998. Vehicles must stay on existing roads and 2-tracks.
  • No horses allowed in campground.

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Dugway Recreation Site

Directions: From Rawlins, take I-80 east 5 miles to the west Sinclair exit, then go north on County Road 351 about 7 miles to the turnoff on the right.

  • Main Attraction: North Platte River for fishing and floating.
  • Facilities: 5 campsites (1 pull-through, 4 spurs), group site, vault toilet, and day use parking.
  • Fee: None.
  • Use Season: Year round.
  • Each campsite contains: Picnic table, fire ring/grill, and parking spur.
  • Vegetation: Sparse. Sagebrush, greasewood, willows, grasses.
  • Wildlife in general area: Pronghorn, mule deer, rattlesnakes, rainbow and brown trout, walleye, coyotes.
  • Additional information: Vehicles must stay on existing roads and 2-tracks. Bring water.
    No horses allowed in campground.