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Wyoming Welcomes Fishermen With Riverside Camping

When traveling along the riverside from Cody to Yellowstone and looking for a site which provides large spaces and electricity your options are very limited. This campground is one of the only options available with river access which meet this requirement while also catering to those which desire unimproved camping. The location offers two loops of camping including one which is designed for the primitive camper and one which caters to those who would like some of the comforts of home.

Upon entering camp you will find a camping kiosk with an honor box, however unlike many of the campgrounds in this area there are campground host which hold you accountable for your entry. This makes sense with such offerings.

Each of the camping loops are designed for one way traffic, which allows you to more simplistically move through camp however can be a bit harder for larger rigs when searching for sites as some are not clearly marked.

Each loop has access to vault toilets scattered throughout camp in key locations and there is a common water spigot in several locations around the camp. I found that this was very convenient for those which are not requiring the electricity to still have some access to water since there are no services located nearby camp.

On the primitive loop and improved loop alike the sites are very evenly sized with some locations being back in or pull in another others being pull through. There are also double sites available. All sites have common picnic tables and bear boxes in addition to fire rings.

With such a variety of services and spaces offered prices do range vastly from site to site. If you are wanting a primitive site they start off at $15 for singles and $30 for doubles or $20 for electric singles and $40 for electric doubles. They do however offer a discount for those who have a senior access pass.

This particular campground does not welcome or offer sites for those with horses, something I noticed was very common to this area.

Something which sets this site apart however from other locations is the specific area designed for fishing access. If you pull through camp there is a parking area and large bank access point for those camping at the grounds or just visiting for day use.

Despite being right on the river, I felt this campground seemed much more dry than other campsites and many of the locations were more exposed to the harsh sunlight. When vehicles drove through it was very dusty and made things feel very cloudy.


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