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BUCKBOARD CROSSING, WY

part ofAshley National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: BUCKBOARD CROSSING
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Buckboard Crossing Campground is located on the far northwest shore of Flaming Gorge Reservoir at an elevation of 6,100 feet. Boating, fishing and water skiing are popular activities.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a high desert landscape with sagebrush and a few scattered trees. Natural shade is minimal. Typical weather ranges from warm days to cool nights.

Recreation:

Fishing, boating, canoeing, water skiing and swimming are popular activities on the lake. Campers are offered the convenience of an adjacent boat ramp, marina and fish cleaning station. Buckboard Marina has boat rentals, fuel, slips, fishing licenses, bait and groceries.

Facilities:

The campground consists of 66 single-family campsites, most of which can be reserved. Several sites in Loop A have electrical hookups. Most sites have a shade cabana, picnic table and campfire ring. Some sites have grills and/or fire rings.

Flush toilets, drinking water and showers are provided. Non-campers can use the shower facilities for a small fee. A dump station is located on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

Flaming Gorge Dam offers guided tours of the working hydroelectric plant and the dam itself; The adjacent visitor center contains area history exhibits.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bait Shop
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Fuel Available
  • General Store
  • Host
  • Marina
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • This is Buckboard Crossing on the Ashley National Forest in Wyoming; is this the campground you are requesting?
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • Click here to learn more about the Ashley National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.24944, -109.60139
41°14'58"N, 109°36'5"W

On Highway 530, travel 25 miles south from Green River, Wyoming. Go 2 miles east on Forest Road 009 to the campground, adjacent to Buckboard Marina.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BUCKBOARD CROSSING
STAR RT 1
GREEN RIVER  WY  82935

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)784-3445
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