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Epic tent camping in Yellowstone NP

Tent camping in yellowstone was great. Loved seeing the mountains, geysers, bison, hot springs, sunsets, and waterfalls.

Dispersed camping with great views

Cow Creek Disperse camping area is a large fairly flat grassy area just off the road. Area is in the wide open on a high spot above the Ruby River meaning less bugs as you are unprotected from any breeze that may be blowing. The site has great views of the surrounding mountains and of the Ruby River below. Site has on large rock fire ring. Plenty of room to fit a large group at this location, with no problem finding flat spots for your tents. Disperse camping along FS route 100 is only allowed in designated locations in this part of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. All forest service disperse camping rules are in affect. Stay is limited to 16 days. No facilities at this site(so come prepared. Site is at an elevation of 6428 feet.

Quiet & Peaceful!

Pebble Creek was our favorite campground in Yellowstone National Park. A less crowded area of the park, probably why we loved it! 27 sites and all are available first come first serve- no reservations! The location and lack of reservations make this a quiet, peaceful campground. It sits at 6900 feet elevation. All sites have a table, fire ring, and food storage locker- it is bear country! There are vault toilets and seasonally there is potable drinking water. Our first night there we stayed in one of the"pull out sites" on the west side of the campground. It was ok, however they are not true pull outs, you just park on the side of the park road…. not bad considering the low use of this campground. On our second night we scored a spot on the east side right across from Pebble Creek…. it was perfect! We enjoyed drinks in our chairs at the creekside and a beautiful night listening to the peaceful sounds of the creek. It appears they have changed the site numbers since we visited to add some tent sites, so do not pay attention to the site markers in our old nostalgic photos!

Quiet

Stayed here back in September 2014 in RV. Hosts were friendly with great information on places to eat, pick up a box lunch to take into the park etc. Showers were clean with plenty of hot water, nice quiet night.

Not location of Castles National Landmark - This is Becon Rind Creek TH

Castles National Landmark site is not in Montana, as stated in the description it is in South Dakota.  Forest service has the site listed wrong on its map on their website.  Site is next to Reva Gap Campground in South Dakota  https://thedyrt.com/camping/south-dakota/south-dakota-reva-gap-campground.  The Landmark it self does not have a campground.  The site shown on the map in Montana is Becon Rind Creek Trailhead.

Best time with the Grandchildren !

We spent 7 days at this park! That was 2 years ago and the grandchildren still talk about that trip! Fishing Bridge is the perfect location to stay with full hookup’s, showers, laundry and store with the best cafe and ice cream!

Very Nice Campground

Visited here June of 2019. It was first time in Yellowstone, so we didn’t know what to expect. This campsite has mixed RV and tent camping. The only downside is that campsites are very close together and some of the tent camp sites do flood (1”-4” of water) during rain as we saw during our visit. So if you are tent camping, check out your site carefully. Camp office staff was very friendly. The camp office sells firewood. There is a RV dump station at the marina across the street. The marina also sells fishing licenses and does kayak inspections (you have to have a sticker to use kayaks in Yellowstone waters). Big bison roam the campground as do an occasional bear, so use of the provided bear boxes and keeping your camp clean is highly recommended. Nice campground. Very crowded during summer.

Wonderful stay

Just a quick night away from home Rough road getting there a little washboard so go slow Rates are good and very peaceful

Disperse camp with a Outhouse!!!

A Outhouse!!!. Dispersed Camping Area 6100J is a large camping area a short distance off forest road 100 with four to six established sites depending on how you look at it. But the best thing of all is just across FS road 100 is a vault toilet. The camping area sits between FS 100 and the Ruby River, unfortunately none of the sites are along the river. I said 4-6 sites as a few of the rock fire rings are very close to another fire ring, could fit to groups of campers at these sites, but why would you want to be so close to someone else while disperse camping. Good size fire rings at nice flat locations with plenty of room to set up camp. The vault toilet did not have any paper in it when I visited, but it was after the usual camping season and the middle of hunting season. The site also has 3 tie up rails for horses at the entrance to the camping area. Disperse camping along FS route 100 is only allowed in designated locations in this part of the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. All forest service disperse camping rules are in affect. Stay is limited to 16 days. No facilities at this site(except for the vault toilet) so come prepared. Site is at an elevation of 6472 feet

No Campground or camping here

Just drove through this area today while out hunting, no campground is to be found in this location, and this area is not one of the forest service designated dispersed camping areas found along this road, these area start further up the forest road. Their is no room at this location for anyone to camp if they wanted to try.