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TIE HACK, WY

Photo: TIE HACK
Status: Closed through Wed May 21 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Tie Hack Campground is located close to Tie Hack Reservoir, just 15 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming on the east side of scenic Cloud Peak Skyway, 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 is situated near the shore of scenic Tie Hack Reservoir at an elevation of 7,900 feet. A dense forest of lodgepole pine covers the campground. Rock outcroppings are found inside the campground and along the shoreline.

Recreation:

Tie Hack Reservoir offers 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 single-family sites, which can accommodate a maximum of 8 people at one time. If your party includes more guests, there is group camping available at nearby Willow Park, Hettinger, Ranger Creek Recreation Area and Pine Island.

Two sites at the campground meet accessibility standards and all sites are equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are also provided.

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.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Lake Access
Within 10 Miles
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lodging
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Restaurant
Know Before You Go
  • The administering organization reserves the right to substitute sites without prior notice.
  • Groups larger than 20 people must camp elsewhere; Willow Park, Hettinger, Ranger Creek Recreation Area, or Pine Island offer group camping.
  • 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 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.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.28306, -106.94278
44°16'59"N, 106°56'34"W

Take US Hwy. 16 west from Buffalo, Wyoming for about 12 miles. Then take Tie Hack Reservoir Road (FDR #21) about 0.5 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TIE HACK
US HWY 16 - 12 MI W OF BUFFALO
BUFFALO WY 82834

Phone Number:

Information: (406)587-9054