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Pelton Creek

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About This Campground

National Forest

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland

The campground is at the eastern edge of the Platte River Wilderness, and has 16 sites.  It is a single loop with one side running parallel to Pelton Creek among Lodgepole pines. Some sites overlook the creek and a meadow. The understory is grass and the sites are fairly close together…

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  • Max Length: 30 ft.

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1 Review of Pelton Creek

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Mark K.
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2019

Awesome host

Nice little campground,  friendly host, great ATV roads, hiking.

Location

Pelton Creek is located in Wyoming

Directions

From Laramie, take WY 230 west for 40.6 miles to National Forest Recreation Area sign on Forest Route 898. Turn right onto FR 898 and go 8.7 miles to campground.

Coordinates

41.07500076 N
106.30500097 W

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About This Campground

The campground is at the eastern edge of the Platte River Wilderness, and has 16 sites.  It is a single loop with one side running parallel to Pelton Creek among Lodgepole pines. Some sites overlook the creek and a meadow. The understory is grass and the sites are fairly close together providing minimal privacy.  A trailhead provides wilderness access via the Douglas Creek Trail or the Platte Ridge Trail. 14 day stay limit. Stock unloading facility near campground, however no stock are allowed in the campground. Picnic tables, toilets, drinking water, fire grates and no refuse receptacles (pack out your own trash, leave no trace). Fishing is available in Douglas Creek. This area is located in the Snowy Range and is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

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  • 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.

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