NEW FORK LAKE, WY

New Fork Lake Campground is located next to scenic New Fork Lake, at the edge of the Wind River Range in northwestern Wyoming. It sits at an elevation of 7,800 feet. Visitors enjoy hiking and horseback riding into the adjacent Bridger Wilderness, as well as boating and fishing on ...
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  • There are no electric, water or sewer site hookups at this campground
  • Maximum vehicle length permitted in the campground is 30 feet, due to tight spaces and turnarounds
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground
  • Livestock is not allowed within the campground
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Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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+When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
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Overview

Overview

New Fork Lake Campground is located next to scenic New Fork Lake, at the edge of the Wind River Range in northwestern Wyoming. It sits at an elevation of 7,800 feet. Visitors enjoy hiking and horseback riding into the adjacent Bridger Wilderness, as well as boating and fishing on the lake.

Natural Features:

The campground is made up of a loop of single sites, which is situated closer to the lakeshore, among a grove of aspens. A separate group camping area lies in a grassy meadow surrounded by lodgepole pines, which provide only limited shade. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant in the area.

Recreation:

The 1,070-acre New Fork Lake offers great boating, canoeing and swimming. Anglers fish for kokanee salmon and brook, lake and rainbow trout. A large cement boat ramp is located a mile and a half from the campground, at the lake's northwestern shore.

New Fork Trail, for hiking and horseback riding, begins at the entrance to the neighboring Narrows Campground (2.5 miles away). The trail provides back country access through New Fork Canyon into the Bridger Wilderness, and connects with several other trails. Horse corrals are located at the trailhead.

Facilities:

The campground's large group site can accommodate up to 150 people, with picnic and serving tables, grills and parking. The lake is not visible from the group campsite.

Several single-family campsites are also available within the campground, some of which have lake views. Single sites are equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings and grills.

Vault toilets and garbage service are provided throughout the campground. Roads and parking spurs are dirt. Drinking water is not available within the campground.

Nearby Attractions:

Pinedale is 24 miles from the site and is the nearest full-service community.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Apr 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

MANAGEMENT

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Oct 23 2014

Reservations must be made 4 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 Fri May 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • 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:
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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 23 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
MANAGEMENT N/A
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):
43.08306, -109.96556
43°4'59"N, 109°57'56"W

From Pinedale, take U.S. Highway 191 northwest 6 miles. Turn north onto State Highway 352 and travel just over 14 miles. Turn east onto New Fork Lake Road, which is gravel, and travel almost 4 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

NEW FORK LAKE
BRIDGER-TETON
WY

Phone Number:

Information: (307)367-4326
Additional Information