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About South Fork (Wyoming)

South Fork Campground is located 15 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming on the east side of scenic Cloud Peak Skyway, near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. The surrounding Bighorn National Forest offers a wide variety of activities, including hiking, fishing, scenic driving and a number of historic sites. The administering organization is Gallatin Canyon Campgrounds; e-mail:


Tie Hack Reservoir is nearby, offering a great location for canoeing and fishing. Anglers will find rainbow, cutthroat, brown and brook trout in the lake.

The Circle Park Trailhead is 3 miles from the campground. This beautiful trail accesses numerous alpine lakes and two 12,000' peaks within the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Many additional hiking trails are available in the area.

Scenic off-road driving is available at nearby Elgin Park, Pole Creek and Crazy Woman Canyon Roads. Hiking and mountain biking are allowed on these roads as well.


This fully accessible campground offers single-family sites each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided.

Natural Features

The campground is situated on the banks of South Fork Clear Creek at an elevation of 7,800 feet. A dense forest of lodgepole pine covers the campground.

Nearby Attractions

South Fork Lodge is located across the highway from the campground, offering dining options, lodging, guided horseback riding, a fishing pond and a small store with fishing and camping supplies.

ADA Access: N

Fee Info
Two non-towed vehicles allowed per site. The first vehicle is included in the basic fee; the second vehicle will be charged an extra $10.00 fee at the campground. Firewood bundles may be purchased from the campground host.
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South Fork (Wyoming) is located in Wyoming
44.28 N
-106.9453 W
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From Buffalo, Wyoming, take U.S. Highway 16 west for 15 miles to Forest Service Road 337. Follow Forest Service Road 337 east for .25 miles to the campground.
5 Reviews of South Fork (Wyoming)
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Beautiful scenery. Lots of room to hike

South Fork, WY

Stayed there for multiple nights and never got bored. Lots in the area to do like hiking, backpacking and rock climbing! If your in the area don't hesitate to stay there a night!

South Fork Camp

Stayed in the camper here to see Bighorn National Park. The sites were all very wooded, some are near a river, rustic setup, really lovely, though not private because of plants and site layouts. And WOW the wildlife (but no bighorn sheep!).

Nice little camp ground

This is a great little camp ground with both RV camping and designated Tent Camping areas. the Campground is well maintained and with a creek running through. There a hike trails near by and easy access to fishing at Tie Hack reservoir. We try to go camp here at least once a year It is close to the main road, but insulated enough that you don't really hear the road noise. This fills up quick so reservations are a good idea.

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This campground is good for a walk in site. This is at a higher elevation so wouldn't bring people with respiratory problems. There is restrooms and drinking water but would purify the water because I don't know if it is really that clean. The night is really cold so I would build a big fire with extra fire wood on the side