HETTINGER GROUP AREA, WY

Hettinger Group Campground is located 14 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...
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  • Group area is also available for day use for the same rate as overnight use
  • Firewood may be purchased for $5.00
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HETTINGER GROUP GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 150 40 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Hettinger Group Campground is located 14 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.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a small meadow within a dense forest of lodgepole pine. Tie Hack Reservoir and several creeks are nearby.

Recreation:

Tie Hack Reservoir is a short drive away, offering a great location for canoeing and fishing. Anglers cast for rainbow, cutthroat, brown and brook trout. A short trail leads from the campground to 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 on nearby Elgin Park, Pole Creek and Crazy Woman Canyon Roads. Hiking and mountain biking are allowed on these roads as well.

Facilities:

The campground offers one group site that can accommodate up to 150 people, and can be used for overnight camping or day-use picnicking. The site is equipped with picnic tables, grills and a campfire circle. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are also provided.

The nearest dump station is 18 miles away on Powder River Pass.

Nearby Attractions:

South Fork Lodge is nearby, offering dining options, lodging, guided horseback riding, a fishing pond and a small store with fishing and camping supplies.

Booking Window
Sat Apr 26 2014 - Thu Apr 23 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 22 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Campfire Circles
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Biking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lodging
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
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

Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
Group rates: $60 for 1-35 people, $80 for 36-60 people, $100 for 61-120 people, $130 for 121-150 people (150 is maximum). A fee for exceeding the number of people listed in the reservation will be collected at the campground.
Firewood may be purchased for $5.00.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 22 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $0.00

*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):
44.29722, -106.95111
44°17'50"N, 106°57'4"W

From Buffalo, Wyoming, take U.S. Highway 16 west for 14.5 miles.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

HETTINGER GROUP AREA
US HWY 16 - 15 MI W OF BUFFALO
BUFFALO WY 82834

Phone Number:

Information: (406)587-9054
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