COTTONWOOD GROUP CAMPSITE, WY

Cottonwood Group Campsite is located next to the scenic Cottonwood Lake on Salt River Pass in the lush forests of western Wyoming.Peaceful North Fork Creek flows through the campground. Its banks and the surrounding canyon are forested by dense stands of pines and aspens, which offer...
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  • Please bring garbage bags
  • Out-of-state horses must have proof of a current Coggins test
  • Hay brought in must be certified weed-free
  • Off-road vehicles allowed on designated trails only
  • Off-road vehicles must have a current Wyoming State OHV sticker
  • The Cottonwood Lake area is accessed via a narrow gravel road
  • Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, (excluding weekends and federal holidays), 671 N. Washington, Afton, WY
  • Learn more about Bridger-Teton National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit don'tmovefirewood.org.
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COGC GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 25 0 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
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Overview

Overview

Cottonwood Group Campsite is located next to the scenic Cottonwood Lake on Salt River Pass in the lush forests of western Wyoming.

Natural Features:

Peaceful North Fork Creek flows through the campground. Its banks and the surrounding canyon are forested by dense stands of pines and aspens, which offer excellent shade and privacy. Vibrant summer wildflowers are abundant.

Recreation:

The lake offers great canoeing and boating for smaller craft and fishing for brook and cutthroat trout.

Hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails are in the area.

Facilities:

This group campsite can accommodate up to 50 guests. Two vehicles can be parked at the site and six additional vehicles can be parked at the adjacent Cottonwood Lake Day Use Area. Single-family sites are available on a first come, first served basis.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Booking Window
Tue Apr 29 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 15 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horse Corrals
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Self Pay Station
  • Trailheads
  • Water
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 15 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $35.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.64111, -110.81694
42°38'28"N, 110°49'1"W

From Afton, Wyoming, take Highway 89 south approximately 7 miles to Smoot. After a half-mile look for directional signs to Cottonwood Lake Campground.

The Forest boundary is about one mile up the access road, and the campground is 6 miles beyond that. Continue past the first loop of the campground, then turn left at the 'Y' intersection onto the east loop. The group site is at the far northern edge of this loop, just past the water pump.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

COTTONWOOD GROUP CAMPSITE
PO BOX 339
AFTON WY 83110

Phone Number:

Information: (307)886-5300
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