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Scab Creek Small Vehicle Campground

5 Reviews

About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

Bridger-Teton National Forest

The Scab Creek Recreation Area is located in a beautiful and secluded lodge pole pine setting at 8,200 feet tucked in the foothills of the Wind River Mountains. There are nine campsites with fire pits and picnic tables. This is a free site. Trail leads south through BLM lands, then into the…

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  • Tent Sites
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  • Standard (Tent/RV)


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  • Picnic Table
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  • Pets
  • Fires


5 Reviews of Scab Creek Small Vehicle Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Greg L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2021

Great CG in a remote area

Has all the things that work for me. High elevation (8150ft) to escape the heat and access to hiking trails into the high country NF above. This is a BLM campground with 14 sites all FF, all are FREE and have a 14d limit. No camp host present. No trash dumpsters but there is a vault toilet and a…

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Month of VisitJuly
Carrie C.
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2017

Abundance of trails

We visited Scab Creek Campground during the 2017 Eclipse. This area offers an abundance of hiking trails, backcountry lakes, and granite rock climbing. We hiked into the Scab Creek Buttress and did some trad climbing. Oh, yeah, and the Eclipse was amazing!

This is a FREE campground! There are…

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  • This small lake is only about a 6 minute hike from camp. You can see the cow moose with twins on the opposite shore.
  • This is the nice fire pits all but one campsite offer.
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Month of VisitSeptember
Kelsey C.
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2017

Loved this place

Solitude camping is great here. Big RVs can not get up here and sites are a decent distance apart. Love being able to hang the hammock and relax. The only reason not a 5 star review is because the trail was in rough shape. Everyone is very polite and beautiful place. Will definitely be back.

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Month of VisitJuly


Scab Creek Small Vehicle Campground is located in Wyoming


The campground is 12 miles south of Pinedale on US 191, then 7 miles east on WY Road 353 and 7 miles north on gravel BLM road 5423.


42.82031662 N
109.5532174 W

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