Places to Camp near Riverton, WY

Riverton, WY is a great camping destination for adventurers of all types. Riverton is an adventure-filled destination for those who love the outdoorsy camper lifestyle. But it's also great for those who prefer to spend time near the city, exploring and sightseeing. At The Dyrt, campers like you share their favorite spots, plus tips and photos. No matter where you're headed in Riverton, you'll find the best spot for you and your camping crew.

Best Camping Sites Near Riverton, WY (54)

    Camper-submitted photo from Lander City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lander City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lander City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lander City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lander City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lander City Park

    1.

    Lander City Park

    18 Reviews
    48 Photos
    121 Saves
    Lander, Wyoming

    Lander City Park is a gem near the heart of Lander, WY. This spot is perfect for a quick stopover or a few nights' stay, especially if you're passing through on your way to bigger adventures. The park offers free camping for up to three nights, which is a rare find these days. You can set up your tent or park your RV right on the south end of the park, where you'll find plenty of space and a welcoming atmosphere.

    The park itself is pretty straightforward but has everything you need to get by. There are clean restrooms, picnic tables, and trash cans scattered throughout. While there are no water or electric hookups, the park makes up for it with its charm and convenience. You're just a short walk from downtown Lander, where you can grab a bite to eat or restock on supplies.

    One of the highlights of Lander City Park is the lovely creek that runs along its perimeter. It's a great spot to dip your feet or just enjoy the sound of flowing water. The park also features a walking path that connects to another nearby park, making it a pleasant place for a stroll with your dog or a morning jog.

    Visitors have praised the park for its friendly vibe and the sense of community among campers. Whether you're in a tent, van, or RV, you'll find like-minded folks just trying to enjoy a peaceful night before hitting the road again. Plus, the park's proximity to town means you can easily explore Lander's cute shops and restaurants.

    In short, Lander City Park is a no-frills, honest place to camp for free, with the added bonus of being close to everything you might need. It's a great example of a community offering a little hospitality to travelers.

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    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake

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    Ocean Lake

    9 Reviews
    20 Photos
    55 Saves
    Riverton, Wyoming

    Ocean Lake is a feature of the PSMBP Riverton Unit. Fishing year-round with Wyoming State license. The reservoir is famous for its crappie and ling fishing. Fish species include trout, walleye, perch, bluegill, green sunfish, and crappie. Limited access via shoreline roads. Several boat ramps located at developed recreation sites around lake. Approximately 6,000 surface acres. Available services include campsites with tables, windscreens and shelters, group picnic shelters, restrooms, boat ramps, and primitive camping. No drinking water. Other activities include big game and waterfowl hunting in season with Wyoming State hunting license, hiking, watchable wildlife, and horseback riding.

    Camping is permitted in designated camping area with a 14-day camping limit.

    Ocean Lake is open all year except for a one-half (1/2) mile area around the aeration system, which shall be closed to human presence beginning December 15 through March 10.

    Recreation is managed for Reclamation by Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Lander Regional Office, 260 Buena Vista, Lander, WY 82520; (307) 332-2688. Located off U.S. 26, 20 miles west of Riverton. Fishing year-round with Wyoming State license. Fish species include trout, walleye, perch, bluegill, green sunfish, and crappie. Limited access via shoreline roads. Several boat ramps located at developed recreation sites around lake. Approximately 6,000 surface acres. Available services include campsites with tables, windscreens and shelters, group picnic shelters, accessible restrooms and shelters, boat ramps, and primitive camping. No drinking water. Other activities include big game and waterfowl hunting in season with Wyoming State hunting license, hiking, watchable wildlife, and horseback riding.

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    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Group
    Camper-submitted photo from Sleeping Bear RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sleeping Bear RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sleeping Bear RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sleeping Bear RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sleeping Bear RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Sleeping Bear RV Park & Campground

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    Sleeping Bear RV Park & Campground

    13 Reviews
    35 Photos
    14 Saves
    Lander, Wyoming

    Our park is located in beautiful Lander, Wyoming. We are a family run RV Park and Campground eager to provide a peaceful vacation spot for everyone.

    We pride ourselves on our clean private bathrooms, splash pad and laundry facilities. We also fill propane and run a small store filled with convenience items such as ice, toothbrushes, firewood, ice cream and of course souvenirs.

    Sleeping Bear RV Park has been lovingly built and tended to for 25 + years. Our family atmosphere and beautiful views are perfect for your vacation!

    Lander is an outdoor hotbed, a small town complete with great dining, little shops, and a bustling walk-able main street. Home to Sinks Canyon State Park, Museums with a historic old town, a bowling alley, Eagle Bronze Foundry and several impressive city parks. Enjoy a summer bustling with events set in the beautiful Wyoming countryside.

    Lander has a history rich in natural resources and supports a traditional ranching community.

    ​Over the years Lander has reinvented itself as an outdoor enthusiast paradise. Now renowned for its hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, hunting/ fishing and more; visitors come from all over the world to partake in Wyoming’s grandeur.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $35 - $55 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sinks Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sinks Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sinks Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sinks Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sinks Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sinks Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park

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    Sinks Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park

    16 Reviews
    64 Photos
    121 Saves
    Lander, Wyoming

    Sinks Canyon State Park is located in west central Wyoming just south of Lander, WY. The park is situated in the Wind River Mountains on the middle fork of the Popo Agie River. The site is named after distinct geologic phenomena in which the Popo Agie river disappears into a limestone cavern and reappears a quarter mile down canyon in a placid pool filled with 8 - 12 lb. rainbow trout. The site has a variety of natural habitats which creates diversity of flora and fauna. The canyon provides a variety of recreational opportunities including nature studies, photography, camping, fishing, hiking, world class rock climbing and access to miles of mountain bike trails.

    The Sinks Canyon Campground has 14 campsites. It is located between Popo Agie Falls and Sinks Canyon State Park, where the Popo Agie River disappears into the side of a mountain and then mysteriously reappears farther down the way. There is a trailhead near the falls that penetrates the Popo Agie Wilderness. There is a nearby rock climbing area on BLM lands. No trailers over 20 feet. Popo Agie is pronounced "puh-POE-zhuh." Amenities include one vault toilet, picnic tables, cook grates, and potable water.

    Primitive camping with no electricity, each site has a firepit and table. There are 3 vault toilets throughout the campground Potable water is available along with firewood. All campsites and Yurts are reservable only. Call the Call Center at 1-877-996-7275 to make a reservation.

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $9 - $16 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wind River RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wind River RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wind River RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wind River RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wind River RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Wind River RV Park

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    Wind River RV Park

    6 Reviews
    8 Photos
    2 Saves
    Riverton, Wyoming
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Jim Moss Arena Campground

    5 Reviews
    34 Photos
    54 Saves
    Riverton, Wyoming

    We have 50 acres - our nearest neighbor is 1/2 mile away. Our campground is our home - we are not commercialized. When you stay at our campground, you are family! Our guests are spread out and there is plenty of room big rigs. All of our sites are pull through. Our tipi is located quite a ways from other sites. It is an authentic Native American tipi.

    We purchased our property because of its location - nestled in the valley with the Wind River Mountain Range to the West and the Owl Creek Mountain Range to the North. It is located just off the beaten path - so, it's very quiet, private and safe. Many of our guests are on their way to or from Yellowstone and the Jackson Hole area. Some of our guests will camp at our place and take day trips to places nearby - Thermopolis, Dubois, Lander, South Pass City, etc!

    In 1983, Jim and I purchased our property - which, was simply a bare piece of ground with lots of sagebrush. We built our arena first, started hosting team roping and barrel racing jackpots (our last event was held in 2017 - due to Jim's health issues). The 2017 Great American Eclipse was a game changer! We were dead center of the path of totality. We opened our place to guests. It turned out that our place was ideal for viewing the Eclipse! We really enjoyed hosting guests that came from 10 different countries and 22 different states - we enjoyed it so much we decided to turn our place into a campground - hence the name Jim Moss Arena Campground! We have met so many wonderful people and we absolutely love hosting guests!

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Boysen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Boysen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Boysen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Boysen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Boysen State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Boysen State Park Campground

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    Boysen State Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    50 Photos
    95 Saves
    Shoshoni, Wyoming
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 - $48 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Cameahwait
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Cameahwait
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Cameahwait
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Cameahwait
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Cameahwait
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Cameahwait

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    Lake Cameahwait

    5 Reviews
    9 Photos
    58 Saves
    Shoshoni, Wyoming
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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Popo Agie Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Popo Agie Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Popo Agie Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Popo Agie Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Popo Agie Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Popo Agie Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park

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    Popo Agie Campground — Sinks Canyon State Park

    8 Reviews
    44 Photos
    87 Saves
    Lander, Wyoming

    There are 24 sites in Popo Agie Campground (see campground map). Several at the lower end are walk-in tent campsites. Tents or campers can be used at all other sites. Large RV sites are very limited. There are no showers or hook-ups.

    Most summers there is a camp host at both Popo Agie and Sinks Campgrounds.

    Showers are available for a small fee in Lander at the community swimming pool (The Bruce Gresly Aquatic Center) during open swimming hours. Call 307-332-2272 for information on hours.

    All camping in the canyon is first come first served – there is no reserving of sites.

    All camping is primitive camping: tables, fire rings and pit toilets. There is drinking water available at all campgrounds, but no hookups.

    Firewood is provided to campers on the state park (donation suggested).

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake Lindholm
    Camper-submitted photo from Ocean Lake Lindholm

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    Ocean Lake Lindholm

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    28 Saves
    Riverton, Wyoming
    • Phone Service
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Dispersed
    • Picnic Table
    • WiFi
    • Toilets
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Riverton, WY?

According to TheDyrt.com, Riverton, WY offers a wide range of camping options, with 54 campgrounds and RV parks near Riverton, WY and 9 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Riverton, WY?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Riverton, WY is Lander City Park with a 4.5-star rating from 18 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Riverton, WY?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 9 free dispersed camping spots near Riverton, WY.

What parks are near Riverton, WY?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 6 parks near Riverton, WY that allow camping, notably Shoshone National Forest and Bighorn National Forest.