Camping

Nothing beats camping in Carbon County. The Medicine Bow National Forest offers camping opportunities in the Sierra Madre Mountains, the Snowy Range Mountains and also Ryan Park. Seminoe State Park in Northern Carbon County, Shirley Basin to the Northeast and the vast high desert BLM lands nears Baggs are also great camping locations. Low impact wilderness camping is found in one of our five designated wilderness areas in Carbon County.

1. Encampment River Campground

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.

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2. Battle Creek Campground

Directions: Campground is approximately 26 miles west of Encampment, WY on Hwy 70. Take NFSR 807 south 2 miles to campground turnoff. Follow the signs.

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3. Hog Park Campground

Hog Park Campground offers a peaceful setting on the southeast shore of Hog Park Reservoir. The campground provides access to the water for boating, fishing and water sports, as well as options for hiking the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. It lies high in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests at an elevation of about 8,400 feet.
 
From Encampment, Wyoming, travel west on Highway 70 approximately 6 miles. Turn left on Forest Road 550 and travel south about 16 miles to the junction of Forest Roads 550 and 496. Stay left and travel 3 miles. The campground is south of the dam.
 
 
 
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