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HALF MOON LAKE CAMPGROUND, WY
part ofBridger-Teton National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014 Season Dates
OverviewHalf Moon Lake campground is situated just off the northeast shore of Half Moon Lake at an elevation of 7,600 feet in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming.
Half Moon Lake was created by glacial movements and is now surrounded by the foot hills of the Wind River Mountains. Along the lakeshore and the hillsides you will find lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir and aspen stands interspersed with sagebrush and rocky outcroppings.
This lake provides many recreational activities. Anglers enjoy fishing for rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and other various species of fish native to the area. Visitors also enjoy water sports such as boating, swimming, canoeing and paddle boarding. Two miles down the gravel road is an excellent hiking trail for users of all abilities.
This campground offers 17 sites; three of these provide direct lake access. Each site is well screened by willows and equipped with a picnic table and a fire ring. There are two vault toilets on site and a dumpster is provided during the operating season. Approximately 1/2 mile down the main road is the boat launch site, with a dock and additional vault toilets. No drinking water available. Proper food storage is required.
The Museum of the Mountain Man, located in Pinedale, features a large collection of Rocky Mountain fur trade artifacts, Native American displays, as well as history of the settlement of Sublette County. In July look for the annual Green River Rendezvous. For more information please see the Sublette County Chamber of Commerce or pinedaleonline.com.
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Know Before You GoProper food storage is required in this campground. Please visit the Bridger-Teton National Forest website, http://www.fs.usda.gov/btnf/, for details on this forest regulation and other current information.
First-come, first-serve sites are available within this campground.
Coming with ATV's? Be sure to purchase your Wyoming ORV decal or ATV license.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
To reach the campground from Pinedale, drive to the east side of town and turn northeast onto the Fremont Lake road, passing the Pinedale Ranger District Office. Continue straight on the main road for approximately 10 miles to Half Moon Lake Road. Turn right onto road and continue for approximately two miles to campground access road.
Mailing Address:HALF MOON LAKE CAMPGROUND
PO Box 220, 29 E. Fremont Lake Rd
Pinedale WY 82941
Phone Number:Information: (307)367-4326