Standard (tent/RV)
Dispersed
Group
RV Sites
Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Drinking Water
About Vedauwoo Campground

The campground is composed of two loops, winding around the boulders, slabs and cliffs of the Vedauwoo rock formation which comprises 10 square miles of weathered Sherman granite.  There are 28 campsites with tables, fire rings, trash pick up and vault toilets.  This area is constructed to blend in with the natural beauty of the surroundings.  The vegetation is a variety of Limber pine, Engleman spruce, Douglas fir and Aspen.

The general area was once used as a hideout for outlaws. Native Americans thought playful spirits piled up the boulders. All the tent sites are walk-ins and some of them are so secluded, one might feel the "outlaw's spirit."   There is access to rock climbing and a nature trail through the rocks.

It is located in the Pole Mountain area and is managed by the Laramie Ranger District.

Operator
National Forest
Access
Drive In
Walk In
Features
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Reservable
Toilets
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Location
Vedauwoo Campground is located in Wyoming
Latitude
41.1574 N
Longitude
-105.3765 W
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Directions
From Laramie, take Interstate 80 east 15.8 miles to Vedauwoo Road/ exit 329. Exit and go to stop sign; turn left onto Vedauwoo Rd. and go 1.2 miles. Turn left at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground.
22 Reviews of Vedauwoo Campground
Amazing campground with amazing and unique pink granite mountains

The dyrt has some old info on their overview page, there are no reservations - it is first come first serve, there is no water hookups, but there are several water spickets that are available when the water quality meets standards for drinking water - sometimes water is not available (check USDA Vadauwoo Camprround site for up to date info).

The sites are a combination of back-in, pull-offs, and walk into tent camping sites. All afford amazing views of the unique rock formations and easy access to hiking, climbing and repelling sites within the area.

Nice camping spot

Nice spot. Beautiful scenery. Minimal parking though. Most spots are level and paved. Lots of hiking trails

Wonderful camping near world-class climbing

This campground had great facilities and sites, especially for only$10 nightly. If you stay at the loop furthest from the highway, you feel like you’re deeper in wildness because you no longer see or hear the highway traffic. We camped here because it’s so close to the nearby world-class rock climbing. It did get pretty windy during or stay(gusts up to 30mph) but otherwise our stay in mid-August had comfortable temperatures. The bathrooms were pristine. Campsites has ample distance between each other and we had no issues with noisy neighbors.  Plenty of well-behaved dogs - dogs are allowed everywhere as long as they are leashed. Unfortunately the water hookup has been off for a couple seasons, so you need to drive 15 minutes away to get potable water. The scenery is beautiful during the day and night. We plan to stay here again!

Gorgeous!

Wowsa! Those rock formations are stunning! The campground was great - plenty of campsites and lovely trails to hike. We were even visited by a moose and her calf on our first night! The ranger is very friendly and helpful. The water is shut off for 2019 so be prepared to bring your own. Laramie is just a quick jaunt down I-80 which is nice if you forget anything. My only complaint was the highway noise. It was such a bummer to hear semi trucks and car engines and even the train rather than the peace and quiet you normally experience while camping. Other than that…we loved it!

Incredible views

Great campground with incredible views. They had secluded spots off the road 50' or so and spots right along the road for easy access. Pit toilets only & no electricity but they did have hydrants for water.

Can’t beat the price!

This is a great little campground with sites dispersed throughout the area. These are free sites. However when we pulled in after dark it was hard to tell what was day use only and what was available for camping. There was a sign near where we camped that said “authorized overnight parking” and there was also a no camping sign. So We were a little confused. But otherwise it was a great basic site without hookups.

A nice escape

A quaint, yet special area. The view alone is worth camping. Me and a few friends get together their every summer to enjoy climbing the amazing surrounding rock formations, relax in hammock ladder we set up through the trees, and hike the awesome trails.

Easy Escape for 3/4 of the year

This is our go to campground coming from Denver. It's only 1.5 hours away and it offers biking, hiking, and climbing galore. We love to come in the Fall when the Aspens are changing and we always find ourselves pretty secluded here. There are other people in the sites but we haven't felt overrun yet.

Van Camper 2018

awesome campground with vault toilets, fire ring and picnic tables. BRING WATER.

I’m not a climber but enjoyed watching others.

Great campground

The campground was great overall and well maintained. Showed up to it and we did find a lot of trash scattered. Other than that it was close to some great climbing and hiking.