MIDDLE FORK, WY

Middle Fork Campground is located 14 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming, adjacent to the Cloud Peak Skyway (scenic byway), near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. The Bighorn National Forest offers a wide variety of activities, including hiking, fishing, scenic driving and a number of historic...
Status: Closed through Wed May 21 2014   Season Dates

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  • The administering organization reserves the right to substitute sites without prior notice.
  • Space is limited and allows for no more than 1-2 (8x10') tents per site.
  • Two non-towed vehicles allowed per site. The first vehicle is included in the basic fee; the second vehicle will be charged an extra $9.00 fee at the campground.
  • Site #1 is a double site. Double sites can be reserved as either a single (1-8 people) or a double site (9-16 people). The single site fee (1-8 people) is $16.00 for one non-towed vehicle with trailer per site per day; an extra car, including what it tows, is an additional $9.00. The double site fee (9-16 people) is $32.00 for two non-towed vehicles with trailers per site per day; an extra car, including what it tows, is an additional $9.00. A 4th car (maximum) is free.
  • Firewood may be purchased for $5.00.
  • Click here for more information on the Bighorn National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit don'tmovefirewood.org.
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MIDD GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 45 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 60 Pull-Through
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 45 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40 Back-In
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 35 Back-In
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MIDD STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 35 Back-In
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Overview

Overview

Middle Fork Campground is located 14 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming, adjacent to the Cloud Peak Skyway (scenic byway), near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. The Bighorn National Forest offers a wide variety of activities, including hiking, fishing, scenic driving and a number of historic sites.

Natural Features:

The campground sits on the banks of the Middle Fork of Clear Creek, within pine and aspen forests. Tie Hack Reservoir and numerous additional creeks are found nearby.

Recreation:

Nearby Tie Hack Reservoir is a non-motorized lake offering a great location for canoeing and fishing. Anglers cast for rainbow, cutthroat, brown and brook trout.

The Circle Park Trailhead is 3.5 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. Mountain bikes are allowed on the trails up to the Cloud Peak Wilderness boundary.

Facilities:

The 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.

Nearby Attractions:

South Fork Lodge is located within 10 miles and offers dining option, lodging, guided horseback riding, a fishing pond, and a small store with fishing and camping supplies.

A dump station is available 18 miles away at Powder River Pass.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Fri Apr 24 2015

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

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

Reservations must be made 3 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 22 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing streams
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Fishing
  • Lodging
  • 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
Two non-towed vehicles allowed per site. The first vehicle is included in the basic fee; the second vehicle will be charged an extra $9.00 fee at the campground.
Site #1 is a double site. Double sites can be reserved as either a single (1-8 people) or a double site (9-16 people). The single site fee (1-8 people) is $16.00 for one non-towed vehicle with trailer per site per day; an extra car, including what it tows, is an additional $9.00. The double site fee (9-16 people) is $32.00 for two non-towed vehicles with trailers per site per day; an extra car, including what it tows, is an additional $9.00. A 4th car (maximum) is free.
Firewood may be purchased for $5.00.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 22 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00

*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):
44.30167, -106.94917
44°18'6"N, 106°56'57"W

From Buffalo, Wyoming, take U.S. Highway 16 west 13 miles.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

MIDDLE FORK
US HWY 16 - 13 MI W OF BUFFALO WY
BUFFALO WY 82834

Phone Number:

Information: (406)587-9054
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