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Bow River

3 Reviews


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Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland

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…

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Aaron B.
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2021

Survived Mosquitoes

The area and campground are nice. Right on the River and the sites are relatively level. But damn there were a lot of mosquitoes. I don’t mean like a few dozen or hundreds… I mean millions. It was like a horror movie with them covering the windows of our RV and then sneaking down the Refrigerator…

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Amber A.
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2016

True nature experience

This is on the edge of the main part of Medicine Bow National forest, not too far from interstate 80. The Medicine Bow river runs through camp. Make sure to get a map (or download) so you can get around all the paved and dirt roads around here. Apparently this is a great area for ATVs but we didn’t…

Michelle  E.
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2016

Tranquil and quiet!

I wasn't sure what to expect when we went camping over the 4th of July, but it wasn't this! I am not the biggest fan of campgrounds because they are usually packed, noisy and not a fun way to 'get away from it all'. This campsite was perfect though, as there were only a couple of other groups…

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Bow River is located in Wyoming

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From Saratoga, WY take the Snowy Range Highway east 20 miles to Forest Road 100. Turn onto Forest Road 100 and drive approximately 20 miles to the Bow River campground. This is a slow drive. From Elk Mountain, WY take Carbon County Road 101 south to the National Forest boundary. Continue on Road 101 to Forest Road 100, approximately 2 miles. Turn onto Forest Road 100 and watch for the campground in less than .5 mile.


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106.37100027 W

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