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DOYLE CREEK CAMPGROUND, WY

part ofBighorn National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: DOYLE CREEK CAMPGROUND
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Doyle Creek Campground is located 30 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming, on the east side of scenic Cloud Peak Skyway, near the Cloud Peak Wilderness area. Located in the Bighorn National Forest, visitors to the area enjoy a wide variety of activities, including hiking, fishing, scenic driving and a number of historic sites. The area offers excellent habitat for a wide variety of wildlife species.

Natural Features:

Located at 8,100 feet in elevation, the campground is situated in a densely forested area of lodgepole pine. Campsites are located on a creek and meadow in a peaceful and remote setting. Temperatures can drop significantly once the sun goes down. Summer daytime temperatures range from the 60s-90s, with nighttime temperatures down to the 50s. June is sometimes rainy while the rest of the summer has fair, clear, sunny days. Thunderstorms and snowstorms can arise at any time. Autumn temperatures are cool with frosts by mid-September.

Recreation:

Scenic off-highway driving is available on nearby Elgin Park, Pole Creek and Crazy Woman Canyon Roads. Hiking and mountain biking are allowed on these roads as well. ATV trails are adjacent to camp. Many additional hiking trails are available in the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Fishing is popular in the campground and nearby streams and lakes.

Facilities:

The campground offers several single-family sites each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Vault toilets, drinking water from a hand pump and trash collection are provided. The nearest dump station is 20 miles away on Powder River Pass.

Nearby Attractions:

Scenic driving on Cloud Peak Skyway.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Grills
  • Pets Allowed
  • Shade
  • Star Gazing
  • Tables
  • Tent sites
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Creek Access
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Motorcycle Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
  • River Access
  • Scenic Drive
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Trailhead Parking
  • Trailheads
Know Before You Go
  • The administering organization reserves the right to substitute sites without prior notice.
  • Reservations must be made at least four days in advance.
  • Two non-towed vehicles allowed per site. The first vehicle is included in the basic fee; the second vehicle will be charged an extra $9.00 fee at the campground.
  • Site 10 is a host site, and it is not available for campers.
  • Firewood may be purchased from the camp host.
  • Click here for more information on the Bighorn National Forest http://www.fs.usda.gov/bighorn
    • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    44.073, -106.988
    44°4'23"N, 106°59'17"W

    From Buffalo, WY, take US Hwy 16 west 24 miles to County Rt. 3 (Hazelton Road). Turn left onto Hazelton Rd., and go 6.2 miles to campground turn off. Turn left and go 0.3 miles.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    DOYLE CREEK CAMPGROUND
    24 miles west of Buffalo, WY on US Hwy 16, County Rd 3, 6 miles from turn
    Buffalo  WY  82834

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (406)587-9054
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