Overview

Campgrounds in the Sheridan area can be found in the Bighorn National Forest. Campsites in the Bighorn Mountains are accessible via HWY 14 and 16. Many campgrounds will be located on or near trailheads and streams or lakes that can be fished. RV parking, potable water, and rest facilities may be available at certain campgrounds.

Bald Mountain Campground

Bald Mountain Campground

Bald Mountain Campground is located 13 miles East of Lovell, on U.S. Highway 14A. (-107.8595 x 44.805725) 15 campsites. Season runs from approximately June 15th – September 5th.  Elevation is 9,200-feet. Expect cool evenings. Restrooms and drinking water available. No showers, phones, or electricity.  Average spur length 55-feet (40 –

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Boulder Park Campground

Boulder Park Campground

Located along the Cloud Peak Skyway, this area is along Tensleep Creek, which has great fishing. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 17.5 miles to FSR 27 . Turn left onto FSR 27, cross a bridge and go 0.2 miles, then turn left at sign. Reservation Info:

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Burgess Dump Station

Burgess Dump Station

On the Bighorn Scenic Byway, one of two dump stations on the Forest. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west for 15.5 miles.

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Circle Park Campground

Circle Park Campground

The campground is convenient to the Circle Park Trailhead, which accesses the Cloud Peak Wilderness and a network of trails. Directions: From Buffalo, WY, take Hwy 16 west 13.4 miles to FSR 20. Turn right and go 2.1 miles. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a

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Cross Creek Campground

Cross Creek Campground

Near the southeast end of Park Reservoir.

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Dead Swede Campground

Dead Swede Campground

Located 34 miles Southwest of Dayton, Wyoming, on U.S. Highway 14, then four miles Southeast on Forest Road 26. (-107.4459 x 44.6894) 21 camping sites, with an average spur length of 40 feet (35 – 60 feet), 3 sites are pull-thru.  Has six picnic sites for day use only. Open approximately June 9

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Deer Haven Lodge & Cabins

Deer Haven Lodge & Cabins

Deer Haven Lodge sits on the beautiful Ten Sleep stream in the Big Horn Mountains, and is very close to the popular West Ten Sleep Trailhead. Wildlife around Deer Haven is fantastic… moose & deer walk around the cabins consistently. WINTER FUN There are 450 miles of groomed trails in

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Deer Park Campground

Deer Park Campground

Near the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Directions: From Tensleep, WY, take Hwy 16 for approx 20 miles. Then 6 miles north on FSR 27. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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East Fork Campground

East Fork Campground

A small campground located on East Fork of Big Goose Creek. Directions: From Sheridan,WY, travel about 4 miles south on WY 332, then 8 miles south on WY 335. Road becomes FSR 26, travel another 11 miles. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served

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Elk View Inn

Elk View Inn

The Elk View Inn is nestled atop the Big Horn Mountains at Burgess Junction. At an elevation just over 8,000 feet, you are above the heat and congestion of the cities and towns below. Come and enjoy unbelievable views on the mountain as you travel the 600 miles of off

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  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground

Hunter Campground

Developed camping area, popular for horse users. Nearby accesses to Cloud Peak Wilderness and Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness area. Directions: From Buffalo, WY take Highway 16 from for 13 miles west. Then take Forest Road 19 west for 2 miles and go left onto Forest Service Road 396 and follow

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Island Park Campground

Island Park Campground

Along West Tensleep Creek. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 21.2 miles to FSR 27, turn left and drive about 3 miles to the campground. Fees $15 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site and 8 people per site. 8 reservable sites.

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Lake DeSmet

Lake DeSmet

Lake Desmet occupies a natural un-drained basin on the divide between Piney Creek, and one of its tributaries, Boxelder Creek. It is one of several basins in the Buffalo area that were formed by coal seam fires. After the coal deposits burned, the clinker and other sediments collapsed into the

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Lake View Campground

Lake View Campground

On the northern shore of Meadowlark Lake. Popular trout fishing area. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 20.3 miles and turn right at campground sign. Fees $15 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site and 8 people per site. 12 reservable sites.

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Leigh Creek RV Dump Station

Leigh Creek RV Dump Station

On the Cloud Peak Skyway, one of 2 RV dumpstations on the forest. Directions: From Buffalo, WY, take Hwy 16 west 34 miles. Turn left at the sign.

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Little Goose Campground

Little Goose Campground

This tiny secluded campground has 3 sites. Directions: From Sheridan, WY, go south on WY 332 about 4 miles to WY 335. Go south another 10 miles and turn left on FSR 314, the campground is about 2 miles away on a 4 wheel drive road. Fees: No fee

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Lower Paintrock Lake Campground

Lower Paintrock Lake Campground

Located around Lower Paint Rock Lake. Trailhead access to the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Directions: Seventeen miles east of Shell, WY on Hwy 14, then 25.1 miles south on FSR 17.

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Medicine Lodge Lake Campground

Medicine Lodge Lake Campground

Located on the shores of Upper Medicine Lodge Lake. Directions: Seventeen miles east of Shell, WY on Hwy 14, then 24.5 miles south on FSR 17. Fees $14 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site and 8 people per site. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites

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Middle Fork Campground

Middle Fork Campground

Off of Cloud Peak Skyway, near YMCA of the Bighorns. Directions: From Buffalo, WY, take Hwy 16 west for 13 miles. Go 0.5 mile west on FSR 373. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling or on-line. Fees $16 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site

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North Tongue Campground

North Tongue Campground

On the North Fork of the Tongue River. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take Hwy 14 west for 27 miles to junction of Hwy 14A and go 0.4 miles onto Hwy 14A. Turn right on to FSR 15 for 1.1 miles, campground is on the left.

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