Wyoming RV Camping – Bridger Teton National Forest
Wyoming RV camping locations are easy to find, and with two of the Nations most popular National Parks, Wyoming is a popular vacation destination. Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, private RV parks, BLM (Bureau of Land Management), and USFS (US Forest Service), state parks, and wildlife areas offer all types of Wyoming RV camping locations.
Wyoming RV Parks and Campgrounds
Wyoming RV Parks – Research tools for finding the best private Wyoming RV parks and campgrounds.
Federal RV Camping Information
- National Park Service – NPS information about Wyoming RV camping on National Park Service administered lands.
- US Forest Service – USFS information about National Forests in Wyoming. Dispersed RV camping is encouraged, and many developed campgrounds are perfect Wyoming RV camping destinations.
- Bureau of Land Management – BLM information about BLM administered lands in Wyoming. Dispersed Wyoming RV camping is encouraged, and developed recreation areas have numerous Wyoming RV camping sites.
- US Fish & Wildlife Service – FWS information about wildlife areas in Wyoming. Not all refuges allow RV camping, so check regulations carefully.
State RV Camping Information
- Wyoming State Parks – State Park campgrounds make great Wyoming RV camping destinations.
- Wyoming Department Of Fish And Game – Information about Wyoming Wildlife Areas. Many allow RV camping.
- Wyoming State Tourism Website – Where to go and what to do. Includes Wyoming RV camping suggestions and trip planning ideas.
- Camping Reservations – Make your Wyoming State, and Federal campground reservation in advance, and your campsite will be waiting for you when you arrive.
Wyoming RV Dump Stations
Free Wyoming RV Camping And Boondocking
Free Wyoming RV camping is available throughout the state. National Forest and BLM administered lands offer “dispersed camping.” This term is often referred to as “boondocking,” but what it means is that you can camp anywhere on public lands for free unless otherwise restricted. Restriction reasons can be for the protection of wildlife, delicate resources, heavily used areas, etc. Locations closed to camping are signed, but if you are unsure or wish to verify dispersed camping areas, contact the local USFS (US Forest Service) Ranger District or BLM (Bureau of Land Management) Field Office for details. The following list is only an example of free and low-cost Wyoming RV camping locations.
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The USFS (US Forest Service) has several developed campgrounds (less than $15) near Afton and free dispersed Wyoming RV camping too!
- Swift Creek Campground – 8 shady campsites are available at this first-come-first-serve USFS campground. $10 per night and a short hike from the unusual “Periodic Spring” that flows every 18 minutes. Water, fire rings, and vault toilet. Suitable for smaller RVs.
- Forest Park Campground – 13 campsites suitable for small RVs under 30′. First-come-first-serve Wyoming RV camping close to hiking and backcountry motorized routes. Water and vault toilet available with a maximum 16-day limit.
- Moose Flat Campground – RVs are limited to 30′ maximum length at this first-come-first-serve Wyoming RV camping location. Ten campsites, with water and vault toilet available. 16-day maximum stay.
- Murphy Creek Campground – 10 first-come-first-serve campsites for maximum 30′ RVs, except for one 70′ pull-thru campsite. Water and vault toilet available at this 16-day maximum stay campground.
More Wyoming RV camping and recreation information near Afton is available from the Greys River Ranger District Office.
North of Cody is the Hogan and Luce Campground. Picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets, and food storage boxes are available at this five site campground along the reservoir.
In the Bridger-Teton National Forest at the edge of Grand Teton Natl Park northeast of Jackson with a 2-day limit. Get directions from the ranger station in Jackson. Suitable for any size RV. Boondocking with the Teton view at the top of this page!
The Green Mountain Recreation Area is home to the Cottonwood Campground. The recreation area provides the only developed facilities in an alpine setting in a several hundred square-mile area. 18 campsites with water, fire rings, picnic tables, vault toilet, and garbage collection. Not free but worth the $6 a nightly charge for your Wyoming RV camping trip. Area Map
- South of LaBarge is the Fontenelle Creek Campground. While not free at $5 per night, this campground has 55 campsites suitable for RV’s. Toilets and a dump station ($2 charge).
- The Tailrace Camp is free and located near Fontenelle Reservoir. The camping area has three picnic tables with barbecue grills and vault toilets.
- Free Wyoming RV camping is available at the Weeping Rock Campground located near Fontenelle Reservoir. Ten campsites with picnic tables and barbecue grills, and a vault toilet.
Southwest of Lander in the Wind River Mountains is the Shoshone National Forest. Over 2.4 million acres of forest with excellent dispersed camping locations. This RV camping location is our July 2007 – Featured Campground.
Twenty-two miles east of Lovell is the Five Springs Falls Campground. Suitable for smaller RV’s, this campground isn’t free, but only $7 per night. Steep road with switchbacks makes anything over a 25′ RV not recommended.
The city of Wheatland offers limited stay-free RV camping at Lewis Park. There are seven first-come-first-serve back-in campsites free for three days and within walking distance of the outdoor pool. 30 amp electric service as well as an RV dump station. Thanks to Mark McDonald for the tip! Once on the town web site, click the “About Services” tab, then “RV Parks” for information and map.
Public Wyoming RV Camping
Public Wyoming RV camping destinations range from isolated high desert BLM campgrounds to famous Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Wyoming has five national forests, BLM (Bureau of Land Management) manages over 17 million acres of public land, and there are numerous county and town parks with RV camping facilities.
The following are only a few examples of the tremendous public Wyoming RV camping locations available.
- The Belle Fourche River Campground located inside Devil’s Tower National Monument offers 50 first-come-first-serve $12.00 per night campsites.
- Bearlodge Campground near Devil’s Tower allows a maximum ten-day stay at $10 a night. Eight first-come-first-serve campsites.
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
Located in northwest Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park offers over 200 miles of hiking trails, outstanding wildlife viewing, lake and river fishing opportunities, and probably the most photographed mountain range in the USA. Six public campgrounds and private facilities are available at this great Wyoming RV camping destination. Official Grand Teton Camping Information.
The closest town to the Sweetwater Bridge and Sweetwater Guard Station Campgrounds is Lander at 68 miles away. These remotely located BLM public campgrounds offer fire rings, picnic tables, and a vault toilet. A lovely Wyoming RV camping destination situated at the south end of the Wind River Mountains.
The US Forest Service Miller Lake Campground southwest of Laramie. 7 first-come-first-serve campsites with picnic tables, a vault toilet, fire grates, and drinking water.
A great Wyoming RV camping destination is the Five Springs Falls Campground in Big Horn Country. Offering interpretive kiosks, fire rings, picnic tables, trash, food storage boxes, toilet facility, and water faucet.
South of Rawlins along the North Platte River is Bennett Peak Campground.
Eleven campsites with fire ring/grill, picnic tables, water, and vault toilet. Extraordinary wildlife and fishing area with Bald eagles, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, wild turkey, mule deer, mountain lion, grouse, rattlesnakes, rainbow, and brown trout.
Yellowstone National Park is the #1 Wyoming RV camping destination. The park has a majority of the world’s geysers and thermal features and is home to grizzly bears, wolves, and herds of bison and elk. Over 1100 miles of hiking trails, fishing, boating, horseback riding, and ranger-led programs are available. There are 12 campgrounds in the park, and reservations are recommended. 1750 reservation campsites at five campgrounds, and there are over 450 first-come-first-serve campsites in seven campgrounds.
Here is our Yellowstone RV Camping information page… https://www.rv-camping.org/yellowstone-rv-camping/
Wyoming RV camping is easy to find with the right tools. We highly recommend the Wyoming Road & Recreation Atlas as what we consider the best-printed recreation atlas available. Relief maps and public lands sections help find Wyoming RV camping locations in the national parks and forests, and BLM administered public lands. Includes hundreds of Wyoming public campgrounds.