USDA Forest Service
Bridger-Teton National Forest
The Slide Lake Boating Site is a small, beautiful lake access point, ideal for kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and other non-motorized watercraft. It is located down the Taylor Ranch Road, a spur off the main Gros Ventre Road that winds down through aspen stands and large boulders from the Gros…
- Drive-InPark next to your site
- Walk-InPark in a lot, walk to your site.
- Boat-InSites accessible by watercraft.
- Tent Sites
Road is rough. Recommend high clearance vehicles. Space for 2-3. Right on the river. River is loud in campground. There are a few more spots after crossing the river.
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We stayed in the larger spot next to the river. There are 2-3 good spots for tents and a couple of hammock-worthy trees. There's also a large rock next to the lower fire pit that served as a great kitchen table.
The road is a little rough but manageable, at least for our 22ft plus trailer. Sites were not very level but the views are unreal. Happy to have a ranger visit us soon after setting up camp to remind us of bear precautions. Luckily no bear sitings but a few foxes ran around our site. Beautiful…
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Taylor Ranch Road Dispersed Camping is located in Wyoming
Starting from the Town of Jackson, Wyoming, head north on United States Highway 189 (US-189 same as North Cache Street) traveling about 7 miles, then make a right turn onto Lower Gros Ventre Road for about 8 miles, you will be passing through the town of Kelly, Wyoming, then make a right on Gros Ventre River Road (Forest Road 30400). Travel on the Gros Ventre River Road for approximately 5 miles, then make another right turn on East Taylor Ranch Road (Forest Road 30373), follow this road for half a mile where you will see signage for Slide Lake Boating Site on the left. Approximate travel details from the Town of Jackson: 20 miles, 30 minutes. Driving time from Jackson is approximately 40 minutes. Parking: There are several small parking spots amongst the willows, aspens and large boulders, directly adjacent to the lake and a small beach.