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CAMPGROUND NAME: Bobbie Thomson

VISIT DATE: 09/07/1998

UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012

STATE: Wyoming

REGION: Rocky Mountain

RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Laramie

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
From Laramie, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 21.7 miles to State Rt.
11.  Turn left onto Rt. 11 and go 13 miles to Albany, WY.  From
Albany, take Forest Rt. 500 (dirt) for 2.8 miles to Keystone sign
(Forest Rt. 542) at "Y" intersection.  Bear left onto Rt. 542 and
go 5.8 miles to another "Y" intersection.  Bear left toward Fox
Park and go 1.3 miles to campground sign.  At sign, turn right,
crossing single lane bridge, and go 0.8 miles to campground.

NOTE: Forest Rt. 542 has narrow, single-lane and rough portions.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 8,400 ft.

This is a rustic little campground near Douglas Creek with widely
spaced sites, which provide some privacy.  Some sites are nestled
among a dense stand of Lodgepole pines while other sites are open
and overlook the creek.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open June 1 through October 15

NOTE: 5/1/2013 - campground closed for 2013 season - hazard trees.  
Check w/ranger district office for status.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $10 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 2
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 9
   
   Total Sites: 11

Tent Pads: No
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes
Equestrian Camping: No

No. Tables on Sites: 11
No. Grilles on Sites: 11

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 2
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 27'

Comments:
The parking aprons are grass and dirt.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1
  No. Threaded: 0

Comments:
The water spigot is a hand pump.

WATER SPORTS - None

HIKING - No

FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bottle Creek VISIT DATE: 09/16/1998 UPDATE DATE: 02/22/2001 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Encampment RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Encampment, WY, take State Rt. 70 west 5.8 miles to Hog Park Reservoir sign (Forest Rt. 550). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 550 and go 0.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.2 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. The campground is convenient to State Rt. 70 and is located near the site of the old Bottle Creek Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp. The sites are well shaded by a mixture of conifers and a few Aspen. The view from the Memorial Overlook in the campground is spectacular. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided only from May 24 through October 31. Access to campground normally closed by snow November 1 through May 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 17' X 53' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Memorial Overlook (foot) - 0.1 miles FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bow River VISIT DATE: 09/14/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saratoga RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Saratoga, WY, take State Rt. 130 east 20.1 miles to North Brush Creek Rd. (Forest Rt. 100). Turn left onto Rt. 100 (dirt) and go 19.8 miles to Bow River campground sign. Turn right into campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 100 is intermittently a narrow two-lane or single-lane (with turnouts) road. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,340 ft. The campground is located next to Bow River in a heavily wooded forest of Lodgepole and Spruce pines and some young Aspen. The sites are well separated with heavy understory and middlestory which provides privacy. The campground is quiet and tranquil. Visit the Brush Creek Information Center just east of North Brush Creek Rd. on State Rt. 130. The information center was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1937 and 1941. Formerly, it was the Brush Creek Ranger Station and is currently on the National Register of Historic Places. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 1 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 13 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 13 No. Grilles on Sites: 13 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 36' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is a public access waste station, no potable water, available for a fee in Saratoga, WY - located on State Rt. 130, 0.8 miles west of the North Platte River bridge on the left side of Rt. 130. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Brooklyn Lake VISIT DATE: 09/10/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Centennial RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Centennial, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 7.8 miles to Brooklyn Lake Rd. (Forest Rt. 317). Turn right onto Rt. 317 and go 1.9 miles to campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 317 is a rough paved road that becomes dirt after 1.6 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,200 ft. The campground is located on Brooklyn Lake. Every site has a view of the lake ranging from great to spectacular. The lake appears to be a nice canoeing lake in the shadow of the snow capped Browns Peak. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open July 15 through September 10. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 Total Sites: 18 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 18 No. Grilles on Sites: 18 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 5 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15.5' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station off State Rt. 130 (mile marker 28.71), 0.2 miles up Forest Rt. 338. There is no fee and no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Brooklyn Lake is 36 acres. There is no formal carry down access provided. HIKING Lost Lake (foot) - 3.5 miles Sheep Lake (foot & horse) - 8.2 miles FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Deep Creek VISIT DATE: 09/14/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saratoga RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Saratoga, WY, take State Rt. 130 east 20.1 miles to North Brush Creek Rd. (Forest Rt. 100). Turn left onto Rt. 100 (dirt) and go 20 miles to "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 101). Bear right onto Rt. 101 (dirt) and go 9.8 miles to campground on the left. NOTE: Forest Rts. 100 and 101 are intermittent narrow two-lane or single-lane (with turnouts). GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation 9,760 ft. The campground is pack it in, pack it out and located in a conifer forest with a pretty meadow and Deep Creek on one side. It is rustic with good separation between sites providing good privacy. Some sites overlook the meadow providing wildlife viewing opportunities. Visit the Brush Creek Information Center just east of North Brush Creek Rd. on State Rt. 130. The information center was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1937 and 1941. Formerly, it was the Brush Creek Ranger Station and is currently on the National Register of Historic Places. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open July 1 through October 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $7 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. There is a public access waste station in Saratoga, WY - located on State Rt. 130, 0.8 miles west of the North Platte River bridge on the left side of Rt. 130. The fee is $2 and there is no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Rock Creek Trail (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 12 miles Sheep Lake Trail #369 (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 8.2 miles Both trails are just past entrance to the campground. A large parking lot is provided including a horse loading ramp. FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Esterbrook VISIT DATE: 09/03/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Douglas NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Douglas RESERVATIONS: 1-307-358-4690 DIRECTIONS: In Douglas, WY, take State Rt. 94 (from Exit 140 of Interstate 25) 16.4 miles to a "Y" intersection (County Rt. 5/Esterbrook Rd.). Bear left onto County Rt. 5/Esterbrook Rd. (dirt) and go 10.8 miles to the Esterbrook Work Center at a "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 633). Continue straight onto Rt. 633 and go 0.2 miles through a small community to another "Y" intersection. Bear left, staying on Rt. 633, and go 3 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,100 ft. The campground winds up a Ponderosa-pine covered mountain side. The sites are spacious and well seperated. The Esterbrook Lodge is nearby for a cook's night out. The understory is grass and pine needle. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10.5' X 42' Comments: RV waste station located across from Centennial Visitor Center, Centennial, WY. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. The wheelchair friendly toilet is located at site #5. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Sunset Hill Trail #680 (multi-use) - 2 miles FISHING - No Comments: There is good Trout fishing available two miles south of the campground on Horseshoe Creek (state land).

CAMPGROUND NAME: French Creek VISIT DATE: 09/11/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/15/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Centennial RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Centennial, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 25.3 miles to Forest Rt. 227 sign. Turn left onto Rt. 227 (dirt) and go 4.1 miles to an intersection (Forest Rts. 225 and 227). Continue straight on Forest Rt. 225 and go 6.4 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 206). Turn right onto Rt. 206 and go 3.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. NOTE: The campground can also be accessed from Saratoga, WY by driving east on State Rt. 130. Another route off State Rt. 130 (from either Saratoga or Centennial), is taking Forest Rt. 225. This route is recommended for RVs. While Forest Rt. 227 is steep and rocky in places, Forest Rt. 225 is level and well graded. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. This is a secluded little campground, far from most anything. French Creek can be heard throughout the campground. Most sites are shaded by Aspen trees and wild rose bushes, which provide privacy between most sites. This is a nice, attractive campground that is well worth the drive. Not all of the sites have tent pads. The campground is a loop configuration shaped like a tear drop. This shape makes it difficult for most RVs to make a second pass; go out of the campground and come back in. The campground is pack it in, pack it out. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 47' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING- No FISHING Brown, Brook and Rainbow Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Friend Park VISIT DATE: 09/03/1998 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2010 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Douglas NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dougals RESERVATIONS: 1-307-358-4690 DIRECTIONS: In Douglas, WY, take State Rt. 94 (from Exit 140 of Interstate 25) 16.4 miles to a "Y" intersection (County Rt. 5/Esterbrook Rd.). Bear left onto County Rt. 5/Esterbrook Rd. (dirt) and go 10.8 miles to the Esterbrook Work Center at a "Y" intersection. Bear right, staying on County Rt. 5, and go 15.3 miles to still another intersection (Forest Rt. 671/Bear Creek Rd.). Bear left onto Forest Rt. 671/Bear Creek Rd. (steep with single-lane sections) and go 2.7 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 1 mile to campground. NOTE: County Rt. 5 becomes rather rough and rocky. At 3.6 miles on Rt. 5, an unmarked "Y" intersection appears. Bearing either left or right takes the driver to the same place for continueing on Rt. 5. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,400 ft. The campground is located above Friend Creek at the base of Laramie and Friend Peaks. Laramie Peak, at 10,200 ft., is the highest peak in the Laramie Range and was a landmark for pioneers using the Morman and Oregon Trails. The campground is delightful for tents and small RVs (pop-up and slide-in styles). There are several nice rock climbing formations nearby. Sites are fairly close together and shaded by firs and pines. The campground is a good location for wildlife viewing - wild turkey and Bighorn sheep. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 1 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 8 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 3 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. Travel trailers are not recommended; there is no turn around. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Laramie Peak Trail #602 - 5 miles Friend Peak Trail - 4 miles The trails can be accessed from campground by using a spur trail (#602A) or driving to trailheads, 1/3 of a mile from campground entrance. Both trails are multi-use. FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hog Park VISIT DATE: 09/15/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/25/2013 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Encampment RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Encampment, WY, take State Rt. 70 west 5.8 miles to Hog Park Reservoir sign (Forest Rt. 550). Turn left onto Rt. 550 (gravel) and go 16.2 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 496). Continue straight through intersection onto Rt. 496 and go 1.5 miles to another campground sign (Forest Rt. 4961E). Turn right onto Rt. 4961E and go 0.7 miles to a camping sign. Turn right, crossing a dam, and go 0.1 to campground. NOTE: Expect intermittent washboard surfaces on both Forest Rts. 550 and 496. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground, formerly Lakeview campground, is located on the Lodgepole pine-covered knoll of the southeastern shore of the Hog Park Reservoir. Some sites overlook the reservoir and have direct access to the water. Hog Park Reservoir is a water source for Cheyenne, WY. It is about mid-way between Huston Park and Encampment River Wilderness. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 10 through September 20. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 49 Total Sites: 49 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 49 No. Grilles on Sites: 49 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 11 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 49' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5 No. Threaded: 4 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Hog Park Reservoir is 600 acres. HIKING - No FISHING Brook and Rainbow Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Jack Creek VISIT DATE: 09/16/1998 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2010 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Encampment RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Encampment, WY, take State Rt. 70 west 24 miles to Deep Creek Rd. (Forest Rt. 801) sign. Turn right onto Rt. 801 (also known as County Rt. 801 - gravel) and go 7.4 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 830). Turn right onto Rt. 830 (gravel) and go 13.7 miles to stop sign (Forest Rt. 452). Turn left onto Rt. 452 and go 2 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. Forest Rt. 830 is closed from May 15 through June 15 for the Elk calving season. NOTE: An alternative route is taking Forest Rt. 443 (6.3 miles west from Encampment off State Rt. 70) 26 miles on a single-lane "improved dirt road." This route is not recommended for low-clearance vehicles or RVs. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,500 ft. The campground is is a single loop with one side running parallel to Jack Creek. The entrance to the campground is through a large meadow while the sites are tucked in among mature, widely spaced Lodgepole pines. Although the drive to the campground is long, it is very scenic with many delightful vistas of surrounding lowlands. Nearby is the Jack Creek Ranger Station. It is on the Register of National Historic Places and was built during 1933 and 1934. Visit the Ranger Station and glimpse into the past of the life of a Forest Ranger. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 24 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13.5' X 43' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lake Owen VISIT DATE: 09/07/1998 UPDATE DATE: 6/18/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Laramie RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Laramie, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 21.7 miles to State Rt. 11. Turn left onto Rt. 11 and go 10.5 miles to Lake Owen sign. Turn left at sign onto Fox Creek Rd. (dirt) and go 1.7 miles to another Lake Owen sign. Continue straight at sign onto Forest Rt. 517 and go 2.5 miles to still another Lake Owen sign. Turn left at sign onto Forest Rt. 540 and go 2.8 miles to campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 517 is dirt and single-lane with few turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,600 ft. The campground is adjacent to Lake Owen. It is comprised of two loops under a dense stand of Lodgepole pines and a few Aspen. Both loops have sites overlooking the lake. The understory is grass, but sites are well separated providing adequate privacy. The campground is attractive with scenic views of the Snowy Range from some sites. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 1 through October 15. NOTE: Only the Lower Loop is open while hazard trees are being removed. Check w/ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 35 Total Sites: 35 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 35 No. Grilles on Sites: 35 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 46' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Owen is 55 acres. HIKING - No FISHING Splake and Cutthroat Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Libby Creek Willow VISIT DATE: 09/10/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Centennial RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Centennial, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 1.8 miles to Barber Lake Rd. sign (Forest Rt. 351). Turn left at sign onto Rt. 351 and go 0.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground is rustic and attractive stretching along Libby Creek with most sites tucked in among Lodgepole pines. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 24 through September 30 NOTE: Temporarily closed for hazard tree removal; check with ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 15 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 44' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station off State Rt. 130 (mile marker 28.71), 0.2 miles up Forest Rt. 338. There is no fee and no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Wading is possible in Libby Creek. HIKING Camp Loop Trail (foot) - 3 miles FISHING Rainbow and Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lincoln Park VISIT DATE: 09/14/1998 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2010 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saratoga RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Saratoga, WY, take State Rt. 130 east 20.1 miles to North Brush Creek Rd. (Forest Rt. 100). Turn left onto Rt. 100 (dirt) and go 2.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. The campground is very RV friendly located near and on North Brush Creek. It is partially wooded with spruce and has little understory providing minimal privacy between sites. But, the sites are spacious. There are two loops, one of which overlooks the creek. Visit the Brush Creek Information Center just east of North Brush Creek Rd. on State Rt. 130. The information center was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) between 1937 and 1941. Formerly, it was the Brush Creek Ranger Station and is currently on the National Register of Historic Places. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 26 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 65' Comments: The parking aprons are pea gravel. There is a public access waste station in Saratoga, WY - located on State Rt. 130, 0.8 miles west of the North Platte River bridge on the left side of Rt. 130. The fee is $2 and there is no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Stump Hollow Trail (foot, horse, ATV, mtn. bike) - 2 miles FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lost Creek VISIT DATE: 09/16/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Encampment RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Encampment, WY, take State Rt. 70 west 18.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,800 ft. This is a nice little compact campground convenient to State Rt. 70 among mature spruce and Aspen trees. The understory is grass providing minimal privacy between sites. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 24 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 13 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 13 No. Grilles on Sites: 13 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Nash Fork VISIT DATE: 09/10/1998 UPDATE DATE: 4/1/2009 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Centennial RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Centennial, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 7.8 miles to Brooklyn Lake Rd. sign (Forest Rt. 317). Turn right onto Rt. 317 and go 0.1 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,000 ft. The campground is attractive and heavily wooded with Douglas and Subalpine fir and Engleman spruce. The wooded areas alternate with open areas where Nash Fork Creek meanders through the campground. The campground is convenient to the Snowy Range Scenic Byway (State 130) and network of trails adjacent to Brooklyn Lake, which is located 3 miles north of campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open July 1 through September 10. NOTE: 5/1/2013 - campground closed for 2013 season - hazard trees. Check w/ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 27 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 27 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12.5' X 48' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station off State Rt. 130 (mile marker 28.71), 0.2 miles up Forest Rt. 338. There is no fee and no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: North Fork VISIT DATE: 09/10/1998 UPDATE DATE: 6/18/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Centennial RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Centennial, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 3.7 miles to Sand Lake Rd. sign (Forest Rt. 101). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 101 (dirt) and go 1.7 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,900 ft. This is a large RV-friendly campground among nice conifer trees. The sound of the North Fork of the Little Laramie River can be heard throughout most of the campground. The campground is composed of two sections. Sites 1 through 31 are located on a tear-drop shaped loop, making a second pass for RVs difficult. Sites 32 through 60 are in a section that meanders through the woods, roughly following land's contours. This section has one vault and one hand pump. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 1 through September 30. NOTE: Reservation system suspended for 2012 camping season. A portion of the campground is open but there is reduced number of campsites until hazard trees are removed. Road construction is scheduled for July. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 59 Total Sites: 59 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 59 No. Grilles on Sites: 59 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12.5' X 54' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station off State Rt. 130 (mile marker 28.71), 0.2 miles up Forest Rt. 338. There is no fee and no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING North Fork Trail #390 (foot, mtn. bike & horse) - 5 miles FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Pelton Creek VISIT DATE: 09/07/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Laramie RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Laramie, WY, take State Rt. 230 west for 40.6 miles to National Forest Recreation Area sign (Forest Rt. 898). Turn right onto Rt. 898 and go 8.7 miles to campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 898 is dirt and single-lane with some turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,100 ft. The campground is at the eastern edge of the Platte River Wilderness. It is a single loop with one side running parallel to Pelton Creek among Lodgepole pines. The interior road is tear-drop shape making a second pass for RVs very difficult. Some sites overlook the creek and a meadow. The understory is grass and the sites are fairly close together providing minimal privacy. There is a stock unloading area outside the campground, but there are no facilities for stock within the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through October 15. NOTE: Closed 2009 season for hazard tree removal. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 14 Total Sites: 14 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 14 No. Grilles on Sites: 14 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 41.5' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. See General Comments for inner road limitations. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Platte Ridge Trail #510 (foot & horse) - 6.9 miles Douglas Creek Trail #506 (foot & horse) - 9.1 miles FISHING Brook and Rainbow Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Rob Roy VISIT DATE: 09/07/1998 UPDATE DATE: 6/18/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Laramie RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Laramie, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 21.7 miles to State Rt. 11. Turn left onto Rt. 11 and go 13 miles to Albany, WY. From Albany, take Forest Rt. 500 (dirt) for 5.6 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 9,100 ft. The campground is comprised of a cascading, tight loop configuration along a hillside among mixed pines. Some sites overlook the Rob Roy Reservoir, but most are tucked into the hillside. There is minimal privacy between sites. Have breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Albany Lodge in Albany, WY. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 15 through October 1. NOTE: 5/1/2013 - campground closed for 2013 season - hazard trees. Check w/ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 65 Total Sites: 65 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 65 No. Grilles on Sites: 65 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. Sections of the interior road are rough and narrow. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Four of the water spigots are hand pumps and one is pressure. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Rob Roy Reservoir is 500 acres. HIKING - No FISHING Brook, Brown and Rainbow Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Ryan Park VISIT DATE: 09/11/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saratoga RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Saratoga, WY, take State Rt. 130 east 23 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,000 ft. The campground is composed of two loops with a mixture of conifers of Aspen. The sites range from widely spaced with long aprons to being very close together. The campground is convenient to State Rt. 130 (Snowy Range Scenic Byway). It is formerly the location of a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in the 1930s and a POW camp from 1942 through 1945 for Italian and German prisoners. Interpretive signs describe the POW camp's design, management and history. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided only from May 24 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day (no charge November 1 through May 15) Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 34 Total Sites: 34 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 34 No. Grilles on Sites: 34 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 13 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10.5' X 66' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and grass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 2 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Silver Lake VISIT DATE: 09/11/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/25/2013 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Centennial RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Centennial, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 17.8 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign onto a dirt road and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,400 ft. The campground is heavily wooded with Subalpine fir and located near Silver Lake. It is convenient to State Rt. 130 (Snowy Range Scenic Byway). Access to Silver Lake is by foot only. All the tent sites are walk-ins and are the only sites with tent pads. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open July 1 through September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 17 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 47' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. The wheelchair friendly toilet is adjacent to the walk-in tent sites. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): No Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Silver Lake is 25 acres. HIKING Meadow Falls Trail #297 (foot & mtn. bike) - 2.7 miles Silver Lake Trail (foot & mtn. bike) - 1.6 miles FISHING Brook Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: South Brush Creek VISIT DATE: 09/14/1998 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2010 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Brush Creek-Hayden NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Saratoga RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Saratoga, WY, take State Rt. 130 east 20.1 miles to North Brush Creek Rd. (Forest Rt. 100). Turn left onto Rt. 100 (dirt) and go 0.3 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 200). Turn right onto Rt. 200 and go 1.2 miles to lower section of campground and 1.3 to upper section. NOTE: Forest Rt. 200 is dirt and gravel and single-lane. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,080 ft. The campground is composed of two sections located in a dense stand of Lodgepole pines, fir and Aspen trees next to South Brush Creek. Lower section is tear-drop shape making a continuous second pass impossible. To make a second pass through the lower section, proceed to the upper section and return. Most of the pull throughs are in the upper section. The vaults were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the 1930s and are architecturely interesting. Visit the Brush Creek Information Center just east of North Brush Creek Rd. on State Rt. 130. The information center was built by the (CCC) between 1937 and 1941. Formerly, it was the Brush Creek Ranger Station and is currently on the National Register of Historic Places. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 24 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20 Total Sites: 20 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 20 No. Grilles on Sites: 20 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 6 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 34' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. There is a public access waste station in Saratoga, WY - located on State Rt. 130, 0.8 miles west of the North Platte River bridge on the left side of Rt. 130. The fee is $2 and there is no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Brush Creek Trail (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 1 mile FISHING Brown, Brook and Rainbow Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Sugarloaf VISIT DATE: 09/11/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Centennial RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Centannial, WY, take State Rt. 130 west 12.2 miles to Sugar Loaf Recreation Area sign. Turn right at sign onto Forest Rt. 346 and go 0.8 miles to campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 346 is dirt, rough, rocky and single-lane. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 10,700 ft. The campground is a single loop meandering along a spruce and fir-lined hillside. This is a rustic, picturesque campground where every site has delightful views of the Snowy Range. The campground is convenient to a variety of hiking trails and two crystal clear snow-melt lakes - Libby and Lewis Lakes. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open July 15 through September 10. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 14 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 36' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. There is a Forest Service waste station off State Rt. 130 (mile marker 28.71), 0.2 miles up Forest Rt. 338. There is no fee and no potable water. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None Comments: The nearby Libby Lake is 19 acres and Lewis Lake is 26 acres. HIKING Gap Lakes Trail #108 (foot) - 2.5 miles Medicine Bow Peak #295 (foot) - 2 miles These trails access to a number of other trails - contact Laramie District Ranger's Office for details. FISHING At the nearby Libby and Lewis Lakes - Brook, Cutthroat and Brown Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Tie City VISIT DATE: 09/09/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Laramie RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Laramie, WY, at the intersection of US Rt. 287 and Interstate 80 (Exit 313), take Interstate 80 east 9.5 miles to State Rt. 210 (Exit 323). Turn onto Exit 323 and go to stop sign. Turn left at stop sign onto State Rt. 210 (Happy Jack Rd.) and go 0.1 miles to Happy Jack Recreation Area sign. Turn left at sign (staying on Rt. 210) and go 0.9 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,600 ft. The campground is comprised of a single tear-drop loop, making a second pass for RVs difficult. Some sites are nestled in a dense grove of Aspen, fir and spruce. Others are in a grassy meadow. The interior road is narrow and rough in places. The campground is convenient to a network of challenging mountain bike trails. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 24 through October 30. NOTE: 5/1/2013 - campground closed for 2013 season - hazard trees. Check w/ranger district office for status. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 Total Sites: 18 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 18 No. Grilles on Sites: 18 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 4 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 18.5' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Tie City Trail (foot, horse & mtn. bike) - 2 miles This trails provides access to a network of trails. Contact the Laramie District Ranger's Office for details. FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Vedauwoo VISIT DATE: 09/09/1998 UPDATE DATE: 2/7/2012 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Laramie RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Laramie, WY, at the intersection of US Rt. 287 and Interstate 80 (Exit 313), take Interstate 80 east 15.8 to Vedauwoo Rd. (Exit 329). Take Exit 329 to stop sign and turn left onto Vedauwoo Rd. and go 1.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,200 ft. The campground is composed of two loops, winding around the boulders, slabs and cliffs of the Vedauwoo rock formation which comprises 10 square miles of weathered Sherman granite. The vegetation is a variety of Limber pine, Engleman spruce, Douglas fir and Aspen. The general area was once used as a hideout for outlaws and Native Americans thought playful spirits piled up the boulders. Some of the tent sites are so secluded, one might feel the "outlaw's spirit." This is a well designed, attractive campground with the sites well separated and providing privacy. It seems the Forest Service went out of its way to design the campground in a manner that is in keeping with the surrounding area. All the tent sites are walk-ins. The campground is an excellent location for rock climbing and hiking. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 21 Total Sites: 28 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 28 No. Grilles on Sites: 28 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 12 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14.5' X 60' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: One of the five spigots is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Turtle Rock Trail (foot & mtn. bike) - 3.5 miles Box Canyon Trail (foot & mtn. bike) - 1 mile FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Yellow Pine VISIT DATE: 09/09/1998 UPDATE DATE: 7/30/2013 STATE: Wyoming REGION: Rocky Mountain RANGER DISTRICT: Laramie NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Laramie RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Laramie, WY, at the intersection of US Rt. 287 and Interstate 80 (Exit 313), take Interstate 80 east 9.5 miles to State Rt. 210 (Exit 323). Turn onto Exit 323 and go to stop sign. Turn left at stop sign onto State Rt. 210 (Happy Jack Rd.) and go 0.1 miles to Happy Jack Recreation Area sign. Turn left at sign (staying on Rt. 210) and go 2.1 miles to another Happy Jack Recreation Area sign (Forest Rt. 719). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 719 (dirt) and go 1.1 miles to campground sign at "Y" intersection. Bear left and go 0.4 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 8,400 ft. The campground is one of two in the Happy Jack Recreation Area (the other did not qualify). It is composed of a single loop in a nice stand of mixed conifers and Aspen. There is little understory providing minimal privacy between sites. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through September 30 - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes Equestrian Camping: No No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 8 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 57' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 Comments: Nearest water is at Vedauwoo campground (FS) WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No




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