Top Dispersed Camping near Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

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Best Dispersed Camping Sites Near Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, SD (10)

    Camper-submitted photo from Crazy Woman Canyon Road - dispersed camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Crazy Woman Canyon Road - dispersed camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Crazy Woman Canyon Road - dispersed camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Crazy Woman Canyon Road - dispersed camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Crazy Woman Canyon Road - dispersed camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Crazy Woman Canyon Road - dispersed camping

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    Crazy Woman Canyon Road - dispersed camping

    12 Reviews
    34 Photos
    350 Saves
    Buffalo, Wyoming

    Welcome to Crazy Woman Canyon Road, a dispersed camping area in the heart of Wyoming. If you're looking for a spot that offers a raw, natural experience, this place is right up your alley. Nestled next to a creek and surrounded by large boulders and stunning canyon views, it's a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle.

    One of the standout features here is the serene creek that runs through the area. Many campers have mentioned how the sound of the water and birds creates the perfect white noise for a good night's sleep. Plus, the views are nothing short of spectacular, with the canyon's rugged landscape providing a dramatic backdrop.

    While the area doesn't offer amenities like toilets, showers, or trash services, it does allow for campfires, so you can still enjoy a cozy evening by the fire. Just remember to bring your own firewood and pack out all your trash. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    The camping spots are first-come, first-served, and you might find yourself sharing the area with other campers, especially during peak times. But with plenty of space and the soothing sounds of nature, it never feels crowded.

    Whether you're pitching a tent or parking a big rig, Crazy Woman Canyon Road offers a unique and peaceful camping experience. Just be prepared for a bit of a drive and the lack of modern conveniences. But if you're up for a bit of adventure and self-sufficiency, this place is a gem.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Dispersed
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Circle Road Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Circle Road Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Circle Road Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Circle Road Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Circle Road Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Circle Road Dispersed Camping

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    Circle Road Dispersed Camping

    9 Reviews
    27 Photos
    166 Saves
    Saddlestring, Wyoming

    Camping outside of developed campgrounds is permitted throughout much of the Forest. You are allowed to drive up to 300 feet off of an open road to set up camp, providing it will not result in damage to the land, is in an area that is not signed otherwise, or if restrictions are in place prohibiting that use.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
    • Drinking Water
    Camper-submitted photo from Elgin Park Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Elgin Park Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Elgin Park Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Elgin Park Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Elgin Park Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Elgin Park Trailhead

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    Elgin Park Trailhead

    2 Reviews
    9 Photos
    24 Saves
    Buffalo, Wyoming

    Elgin Park Trailhead has some horse camping amenities and accesses several non-motorized trails in the area.

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    • Fires
    • Dispersed
    • Alcohol
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      Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Creek Road Dispersed Camping
      Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Creek Road Dispersed Camping
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      Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Creek Road Dispersed Camping
      Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Creek Road Dispersed Camping
      Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Creek Road Dispersed Camping

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      Canyon Creek Road Dispersed Camping

      2 Reviews
      9 Photos
      52 Saves
      Buffalo, Wyoming

      Free Dispersed camping outside of Bighorn National Forest's Powder River Ranger District. No reservations. First come, first served. This is a high elevation location.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Tents
      • Dispersed
      • Firewood Available
      • Alcohol
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        Dispersed Camping Circle Park Road

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        6 Saves
        Saddlestring, Wyoming

        Camping outside of developed campgrounds is permitted throughout much of the Forest. You are allowed to drive up to 300 feet off of an open road to set up camp, providing it will not result in damage to the land, is in an area that is not signed otherwise, or if restrictions are in place prohibiting that use.

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