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DOYLE CREEK CAMPGROUND, WY
part ofBighorn National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Wed Jun 10 2015 Season Dates
OverviewDoyle 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.
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.
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.
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.
Scenic driving on Cloud Peak Skyway.
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Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
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.
The administering organization is Gallatin Canyon Campgrounds at 1380 Wolverine Lane, Bozeman, MT 59718
Mailing Address:DOYLE CREEK CAMPGROUND
Phone Number:Information: (406)587-9054