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Places to Camp near Rock River, WY

171 Reviews

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Best Camping Sites Near Rock River, WY (67)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Deep Creek Campground

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    Deep Creek Campground

    6 Reviews
    12 Photos
    69 Saves
    Centennial, Wyoming

    Deep Creek Campground is located near Sand Lake at an elevation just over 10,000 feet. The summers are cool and autumn is brief. Winter comes early and stays late. Campground facilities include 12 small campsites, one pull through site, picnic tables, toilets, drinking water, fire rings. This is a pack-it-in-pack-it-out campsite. No trash service in the area. For hiking, the Rock Creek Trail and Sheep Lake Trail are nearby. Crater Lake Trail provides a short hike to a beautiful lake. Boats must be carried a short distance to reach the lake.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $10 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Brooklyn Lake Campground

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    Brooklyn Lake Campground

    7 Reviews
    32 Photos
    202 Saves
    Centennial, Wyoming

    Overview

    Adventurers love sleeping under the towering trees and night sky of the secluded Brooklyn Lake Campground in the mountains of southeastern Wyoming. Located eight miles northwest of Centennial, Wyoming, the facility is situated along a small, picturesque lake at an elevation of 10,500 feet. This campground will have a mix of reservation sites and first-come, first-served sites for the 2024 season. If you are not reserving your site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by cash or check once you are at the campground.

    Recreation

    Popular activities include hiking, fishing and non-motorized boating. The 36-acre lake is a nice canoeing spot with calm water. Non-motorized boats are allowed on Brooklyn Lake with carry-down access for small recreational watercrafts. There is no boat ramp and trailered vessels cannot be used at this location.Fishing is good for brook trout. From the campground, hikers can access the Sheep Lake and Lost Lake Trails. Sheep Lake Trail also allows horseback riding.

    Facilities

    Brooklyn Lake Campground has 19 campsites, 5 of which can accomadate longer or trailered setups in a pull-through site. Sites are equiped with campfire rings and picnic tables.__ All sites have access to two water handpumps, two vault toilets, and trash collection. No electrical hook-ups, water hook-ups, or black water hook-ups are available. Handpump water is typically available in this campground from July to September. These dates may vary due to weather, well and/or pump maintenance, and water testing requirements. As such, we encourage you to bring your own water or call ahead.

    Natural Features

    The scenery at Brooklyn Lake can't be beat. Pine forests and grasslands surround the lake, and the snow-capped Browns Peak protrudes into the crisp, blue summer sky. The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompass nearly 3 million acres from central and northeastern Wyoming to north-central Colorado. Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, mule deer and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visitors can find many more outdoor opportunities in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing and winter sports.

    • Pets
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Picnic Table

    $10 - $34 / night

  3. Camper-submitted photo from Sugarloaf Campground

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    Sugarloaf Campground

    7 Reviews
    17 Photos
    258 Saves
    Centennial, Wyoming

    Overview

    At an elevation of 10,800 feet, Sugarloaf is the highest elevation campground that the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest has to offer. The sites at this location offer a breathtaking panorama of the Snowy Range which peaks out at 12,000 feet.__ There is little or no shade in the campground due to elevation, the pine beetle infestation, and the removal of hazard trees. This campground will have a mix of reservation sites and first-come, first-served sites for the 2024 season. If you are not reserving your site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by cash or check once you are at the campground.

    Recreation

    Sugarloaf Campground is near a variety of hiking trails and two crystal clear snow-melt lakes: Libby and Lewis Lakes. Non-motorized craft can be used on these lakes but you must carry your boat to the water's edge. Both Libby and Lewis lakes contain brook trout and splake (a hybrid of a male brook trout and female lake trout). Lewis Lake is annually stocked by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD). Use of live-bait fish is prohibited in lakes and streams within the Forest. Three popular trailheads originate in this area that range in difficulty level to accomadate visitor's interests. Savage Run Wilderness and Platte River Wilderness are nearby to the south for visitors that desire a more remote setting.

    Facilities

    Sugarloaf Campground has 16 sites and can accomodate small trailers up to 22 feet long. Sites are equipped with tent pads, picnic tables, and fire rings. Tents must be set up inside the provided tent pads.__ All sites have access to a water handpump, a vault toilet, and trash collection. No electrical hook-ups, water hook-ups, or black water hook-ups are available. Handpump water may be available in this campground from July to September. These dates may vary due to weather, well and/or pump maintenance, and water testing requirements. As such, we encourage you to bring your own water or call ahead.

    Natural Features

    The campground sits on a spruce and fir-lined hillside in the midst of a fisherman's paradise of 102 recreational lakes. This is a rustic, picturesque campground where every site has delightful views of the Snowy Range. The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompass nearly 3 million acres from central and northeastern Wyoming to north-central Colorado. Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, marmots, moose, mule deer, and pikas are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.

    Nearby Attractions

    The campground is 1.5 miles from the Libby Flats Observation Area. Visitors can find many more outdoor opportunities in the surrounding Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest including hiking, biking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, and winter sports.

    • Pets
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Drinking Water

    $10 / night

  4. Camper-submitted photo from White Rock Canyon  Dispersed Site

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    White Rock Canyon Dispersed Site

    4 Reviews
    2 Photos
    28 Saves
    Elk Mountain, Wyoming

    Setting up your own campsite away from developed fee sites, also known as dispersed camping, is allowed in most places. From getting away from it all to just enjoying a weekend with friends, dispersed camping can make for a great story. Across the forests, opportunities range from dispersed camping miles into wilderness or just off a forest road in designated dispersed areas. Make sure to bring everything you need when dispersed camping, as water, restrooms, and fire rings may not be available nearby, and always remember to follow Leave No Trace principles.

    Use the links below to explore the wide range of dispersed opportunities the forests and grasslands have to offer. For comprehensive information on dispersed camping opportunities, please contact the ranger district office in the area you plan to visit.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Saratoga Lake Campground

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    Saratoga Lake Campground

    19 Reviews
    40 Photos
    87 Saves
    Saratoga, Wyoming
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Wheatland Reservoir #3
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Bow River

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    Bow River

    3 Reviews
    11 Photos
    68 Saves
    Elk Mountain, Wyoming

    Bow River Campground is located on the upper Medicine Bow River with 13 campsites (small trailers only up to 32 feet), water, picnic tables, fire rings, one vault toilet. This is a pack-in pack-out campground. No trash service in the area. The Medicine Bow River, Sand Lake and Turpin Reservoir offer fishing opportunities nearby. Trails in the area include Rock Creek, Sheep Lake, and Crater Lake Trails. (See more trail info on this website by clicking on recreation and then hiking from the home page.) OHVs can explore the Campbell Lake Loop after July 1, approximately 9 miles south of the campground. Pick up a motor vehicle use map for free at the Ranger station in Saratoga or call to have one emailed to you. Both Sand Lake and Turpin Reservoir are stocked by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD). Sand Lake supports populations of brook trout, rainbow trout and Splake (a hybrid between a male brook trout and female lake trout). There is no boat ramp at Sand Lake. Watercraft must be carried a short distance to the lake. Turpin Reservoir supports populations of brook trout and Splake. Internal combustion engines of more than 15 horsepower are prohibited on Turpin Reservoir. All watercraft (except for inflatables 10' or less in length) must have a valid Wyoming Aquatic Invasive Species decal. For additional information on boating and fishing regulations, contact the WGFD in Cheyenne or Laramie.

    • Pets
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Drinking Water
    • Toilets
  8. Camper-submitted photo from North Fork Campground

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    North Fork Campground

    3 Reviews
    9 Photos
    134 Saves
    Centennial, Wyoming

    Overview

    This is a large, RV-friendly campground. The sound of the North Fork of the Little Laramie River can be heard throughout most of the campground. The facility is popular for RV camping, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking.

    Recreation

    Mountain bikers and hikers have the ease of accessing the scenic, well-known North Fork Trail #390 from the campground. Visitors who would like a more leisurely experience can drive the scenic Highway 130 or take in the view at the North Fork Overlook nearby. Anglers can fish for trout in the clear mountain waters of the North Fork of the Little Laramie.

    Facilities

    A total of 60 campsites are divided into two sections. Some sites lie along the river banks. Picnic tables, vault toilets, and trash collection are provided. No electrical hook-ups, water hook-ups, or black water hook-ups are available. Handpump water may be available in this campground from July to September. These dates may vary due to weather, well and/or pump maintenance, and water testing requirements. As such, we encourage you to bring your own water or call ahead.

    Natural Features

    Located at an elevation of 8,600 feet, the campground sits in a thick forest of lodgepole pine and spruce. The sound of the Little Laramie River can be heard from most campsites. The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompass nearly 3 million acres from central and northeastern Wyoming to north-central Colorado. Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, mule deer and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visitors can find many more outdoor opportunities in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, camping, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing and winter sports.

    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
  9. Camper-submitted photo from Pole Mountain Dispersed Camping

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    Pole Mountain Dispersed Camping

    10 Reviews
    28 Photos
    302 Saves
    Buford, Wyoming

    This walk-in dispersed campground provides access to biking, hiking and fishing.

    At a Glance: Current Conditions: In 2022 - This campground is open to dispersed camping. Much of the infrastructure is overgrown, but it is still accessible.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
    • Alcohol
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Twin Buttes Reservoir

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    Twin Buttes Reservoir

    4 Reviews
    11 Photos
    70 Saves
    Laramie, Wyoming
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Dispersed
    • Picnic Table
    • Toilets

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