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If you like cows...

This BLM location was nothing but a cow pasture. Complete with cows. And cow patties. About a half mile off the road after you navigate the deep ruts of a dirt road you'll find a tiny lot with a pit toilet. No trees, no shade. ATV trails were beyond the lot. The cows appeared to not be aggressive, but they do tend to stare you down. No blinking. Kinda creepy. I didn't stay. Don't recommend large RVs as they may get stuck in the deep ruts especially if there is recent rain. Seriously, go anywhere but here!

Great View

Great KOA at the edge of the park. No a/c in the cabins. Plenty of souvenirs, a nightly movie and a great view of the Wyoming hills. Price is reflective of them having the only campground around.

Amazing campground!

Great camping around a beautiful reservoir. The camping sites are spread out and it has everything you could need. Site Homestead #39 has great views and fishing access

Okay Option if park campgrpind is full

A small campground close to the park. Right on the road, but the staff were nice. They had picnic tables and very nice showers!

Close to Devil’s tower, but tried to charge $30 / night for camping. Not worth the price, went to Keyhole SP instead.

Busy KOA

But we could see why. This place has a fantastic view at the base of Devils Tower. It was VERY busy. Lots of families and off road vehicles (although it was holiday weekend, but I imagine this place stays busy). This was a last minute choice for us and we didn’t even end up using the facilities. We parked, cooked our dinner and watched the sunset from the back of our van. If you want to stay at Devils Tower this is pretty choice. (On site would have been better but closed due to Covid)

Nice cosy cabin close to the lake

We stayed there overnight in a cabin in July 2019 - neat environment, and nice owner; quiet neighborhood.

Great experience!

Pool, close encounters of the third kind on big screen outside at night with the tower behind it. Nice store. Good clean bathrooms/showers.

Not usually a fan of Chain Campgrounds

…but if you're planning on visiting Devil's Tower, this is a great choice. We got a basic spot with a firepit, but we just enjoyed the festivities around the Close Encounters 40th Anniversary viewing. All those people there and we were the only ones to have gotten there taking the same journey as Dreyfuss' Roy character. (Indiana to Devil's Tower, and in a Station Wagon, no less) The wagon has been dubbed "Roy" ever since. Clean bathrooms as well as the grounds in general. Good pricing too, considering everything.

Spectacular View

Stayed here 1 night on a 5 week long canning trip. That night, a thunderstorm in the distance lit up spectacular fireworks behind the view of Devil's Tower, perfectly viewed from the campground. Not a lot of amenities here, but good showers and it was a quiet location.

Amazing view of a natural wonder

Devil's tower has some of the most unique rock climbing we've ever experienced. And the adorable prairie dogs were an added bonus! Main downside of the campground in the summer is that there isn't much shade. Still five stars, as the facilities are very clean and the short driving distance to the tower is really convenient.