SOUTH FORK (WYOMING), WY

South Fork Campground is located 15 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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  • The administering organization reserves the right to substitute sites without prior notice
  • Space is limited and allows for no more than one or two tents per site
  • All sites are built to accepted accessibility standards
  • 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
  • Firewood may be purchased for $5.00
  • Click here for more information on Bighorn National Forest
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Overview

Overview

South Fork Campground is located 15 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 on the banks of South Fork Clear Creek at an elevation of 7,800 feet. A dense forest of lodgepole pine covers the campground.

Recreation:

Tie Hack Reservoir is nearby, offering a great location for canoeing and fishing. Anglers will find rainbow, cutthroat, brown and brook trout in 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 at nearby Elgin Park, Pole Creek and Crazy Woman Canyon Roads. Hiking and mountain biking are allowed on these roads as well.

Facilities:

This fully accessible 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 across the highway from the campground, offering dining options, lodging, guided horseback riding, a fishing pond and a small store with fishing and camping supplies.

Booking Window
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 Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tent sites
  • Trash Collection
Within 10 Miles
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • 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:
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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

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.
Firewood may be purchased for $5.00.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 22 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
WALK TO $16.00
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):
44.28, -106.94528
44°16'48"N, 106°56'43"W

From Buffalo, Wyoming, take U.S. Highway 16 west for 15 miles to Forest Service Road 337. Follow Forest Service Road 337 east for .25 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SOUTH FORK (WYOMING)
US HWY 16 - 15 MI W OF BUFFALO
BUFFALO WY 82834

Phone Number:

Information: (406)587-9054
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