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Hunter Peak

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About This Campground

National Forest

Shoshone National Forest

Hunter Peak Campground is located on the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway/State Highway 296, approximately four miles south of the junction with scenic Beartooth Highway/U.S. Highway 12. The campground is about 60 miles northeast of Cody, in northwestern Wyoming.

Recreation

The Clarks Fork offers…

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Access

  • Drive In
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 56 ft.

Reviews

3 Reviews of Hunter Peak

Ratings Breakdown

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KThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2020

Nice River View

Located in the middle of the scenic byways. Nice enough but a little too overgrown for us. No cell service. Primitive feel but campground was full!

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Art S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2019

Stretched out campground in beautiful bear country

This campground had more people than we expected. Most sites emptied out for the day so it’s pretty quiet. The host camps right at the start. This is along the road but downhill a bit. You can’t see traffic but you can hear it. Sites are large but don’t hide you from other campers. We preferred…

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Month of VisitAugust
Gretchen B.
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2017

Pretty little campground along a scenic road

I've camped here for years, with good reason. It's in a beautiful area and offers the chance to base a camp near Cody, WY, Cooke City, MT, and the Beartooth Hwy. and take day trips or hikes. The scenery is dramatic and the altitude (about 6500 feet) makes it a terrific escape from summer heat. The…

  • Tall trees and good RV pads. There are no electric hookups.
  • Boxes are provided to store food in but you must use common sense. Don't ever leave food out, carry bear spray when hiking (I always take it into tent with me at night, too), and keep a clean camp.
  • Another view of the river. If you don't fish, just hang out with a book and enjoy!
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Month of VisitJuly

Location

Hunter Peak is located in Wyoming

Directions

From Cody, Wyo., travel north on State Highway 120 to Highway 296. The campground is approximately 60 miles from Cody, and located on the left side of the highway. From the northeast entrance of Yellowstone Park or Red Lodge, Mont, travel on U.S. Highway 212 to the junction with State Highway 296. Take Highway 296 approximately 5 miles to the campground, which is on the right side of the highway.

Coordinates

44.88472238 N
109.65444428 W

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About This Campground

Hunter Peak Campground is located on the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway/State Highway 296, approximately four miles south of the junction with scenic Beartooth Highway/U.S. Highway 12. The campground is about 60 miles northeast of Cody, in northwestern Wyoming.

Recreation

The Clarks Fork offers outstanding fishing opportunities for rainbow and cutthroat trout. Many hiking trails are located in the area, including the Clarks Fork Trailhead, which is across the highway from the campground.

Facilities

This small campground contains single-family campsites, each equipped with a table and campfire ring. Vault toilets, hand-pumped water, and trash collection are provided. A host is on-site. Firewood may be gathered in the area.

Fuel and sundries are available in the nearby community of Crandall. 

Sites 5, 6, 7, and 8 are available for reservation. Please click on the "Check Availability" button for more information.

Natural Features

The campground sits on the banks of the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River, at an elevation of 6,500 feet. A mixed conifer forest covers the campground. A variety of wildlife, including grizzly bear, deer and elk makes its home in the area.

Nearby Attractions

The Beartooth Highway was deemed "the most beautiful drive in America," by the late Charles Kuralt. It snakes across the rugged Beartooth Mountains from Red Lodge to Cooke City, Mont., and is the highest elevation highway in the Northern Rockies. Along the way, visitors are treated to sweeping views and plentiful outdoor recreation opportunities.

Yellowstone National Park's northeast entrance is approximately 24 miles from the campground via the Beartooth Highway. The park offers unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, as well as breathtaking scenery and unique geological features.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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