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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.