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.

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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  • Kleenburn Recreation Area
  • Kleenburn Recreation Area
  • Kleenburn Recreation Area

Kleenburn Recreation Area

Sheridan County owns and operates the Kleenburn Recreation Area that is located just east of the Acme exit of Interstate 90 north of Sheridan. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Tensleep Fish Hatchery keeps the Kleenburn Pond well stocked with catchable size Rainbow Trout.  The Game and Fish stock the

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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 Point Picnic Site

Lake Point Picnic Site

Secluded little picnic area overlooking Meadowlark Lake. Directions: From Ten Sleep,WY, take Hwy 16 east around 14 miles, Turn right on to FSR 437 for 1.5 miles.

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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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Lions Club Park

Lions Club Park

With easy access just off of Sheridan Avenue, Lions Club Park features a play area, picnic tables, basketball court, and a dog park. Features include Parking Play Area Picnic Tables Basketball Court Dog Park

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Little Bighorn West Trailhead

Little Bighorn West Trailhead

Located in an open meadow, this trailhead accesses the Little Horn Trail. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A –Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway– east approx. 35 miles. Turn north on FSR 14 for about 4 miles.

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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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Marshall

Marshall

Marshall Park in Sheridan Wyoming is easily accessible with off street parking. Features Include Parking Play Area Large Field Picnic Tables BBQ Pits

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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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Mill Park

Mill Park

A small park close to downtown Sheridan, Mill Park offers visitors the perfect spot to take a break from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Close to the City walking path and a great view of the Little Goose River. Features Include Walking Path Access Covered Tables BBQ Grills Benches  

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North Heights Park

North Heights Park

North Heights Park is tucked away in the North Heights subdivision. Close to one of the Community Gardens and Sagebrush school. Features Include Play Area Picnic Tables

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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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Oatts Memorial Park

Oatts Memorial Park

Oatts Memorial Park is a modest little league baseball complex. The park features, off street parking, a concession stand, restrooms, and a play area. From North Main Street turn east on 5th Street and north on Saberton Avenue. Oatts 6th Street Field is on the west side of Saberton Avenue,

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Owen Creek Campground

Owen Creek Campground

Along the Bighorn Scenic Byway.

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Pine Island Group Campground

Pine Island Group Campground

Along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west for 24 miles. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free or on-line. Fees $60 minimum for 1-35 people, graduated rates for more (150 people maximum) 1 reservable site.

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Porcupine Campground

Porcupine Campground

Located near Porcupine Creek. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A– Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway– east 32 miles and turn left on FSR 13. Go 2 miles. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free or on-line. Fees $15 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles

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