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CLEARWATER CAMPGROUND, WY
part ofShoshone National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Mon Sep 22 2014 Season Dates
OverviewClearwater Campground is located along the Buffalo Bill Scenic Byway, about 32 miles west of Cody, in northwestern Wyoming. It is 20 miles east of the east entrance to Yellowstone National Park. The surrounding area offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, including fishing, hiking and viewing local wildlife.
The campground is situated on the banks of the North Fork of the Shoshone River and has beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. Douglas fir and large juniper trees cover the campground, which sits at an elevation of 6,000 feet.
Great opportunities for hiking, fishing, scenic driving and wildlife viewing are available around the campground. The North Fork of the Shoshone River is a popular fly-fishing location for rainbow and Yellowstone cutthroat trout.
The campground offers one group camping area, which consists of sites 9, 10 and 11. Additionally, 11 single-family campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table, campfire ring and food storage locker.
Pahaska Tepee, west of the campground, is home to Buffalo Bill's original hunting lodge, built in 1904. Tours are offered daily between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Pahaska also offers guided horseback rides, a gift shop, restaurant and lodging.
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Know Before You Go
Caution! The Shoshone National Forest is home to one of the most abundant grizzly bear populations in the lower 48 states. All food, beverages and odorous attractants must be stored inside a hard-sided vehicle or in the provided food storage lockers, and made unavailable to bears. Garbage must be properly disposed in bear-proof trash containers. The food storage ordinance is strictly enforced. Campground hosts can provide more information regarding bear safety and campground regulations.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Cody, Wyo., follow Sheridan Avenue west through Cody until the road leaves town, and becomes the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway (U.S. Highway 14/16/20). The campground is 32 miles west of Cody, on the south side of the highway and next to the river.
Mailing Address:CLEARWATER CAMPGROUND
2013 N. Fork highway
Cody WY 82414
Phone Number:Information: (307)527-6921