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NORTH FORK (WY), WY

Status: Closed through Sun May 25 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

North Fork Campground lies along the banks of the North Fork of the Little Laramie River in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The facility is popular for RV camping, fishing, hiking and mountain biking.

Natural Features:

Located at an elevation of 8,600 feet, the campground sits in a thick forest of lodgepole pine and spruce. The sound of the Little Laramie River can be heard from most campsites.

The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompass nearly 3 million acres from central and northeastern Wyoming to north-central Colorado.

Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, mule deer and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.

Recreation:

Mountain bikers and hikers have the ease of accessing the scenic, well-known North Fork Trail from the campground. Visitors who would like a more leisurely experience can drive the scenic Highway 130 or take in the view at the North Fork Overlook nearby.

Anglers can fish for trout in the clear mountain waters of the North Fork of the Little Laramie.

Facilities:

A total of 60 campsites are divided into two sections. Most sites lie along the river banks. Vault toilets and a hand pump for drinking water are provided. A campground host is available for visitor assistance.

Nearby Attractions:

Visitors can find many more outdoor opportunities in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, camping, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing and winter sports.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • River Access
  • Scenic Drive
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Parking is limited
  • Tent camping in sites only; RVs use parking lot
  • Electric hookups are not available
  • Live music and amplified sound systems are not allowed
  • This facility may be used outside the reservation season unless inaccessible due to snow; no fees are charged; no services provided
  • This is a high elevation facility; please use caution when traveling from lower elevations
  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.36083, -106.17167
41°21'39"N, 106°10'18"W

From Centennial, Wyoming, take State Highway 130 west for 3.7 miles to Sand Lake Road/Forest Road 101. Turn right and drive 2 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

NORTH FORK (WY)
MEDICINE BOW-ROUTT NF
WY

Phone Number:

Information: (307)745-2300
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