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Attention: Pole Creek Campground is closed due to hazardous conditions from the bark beetle outbreak. The campground will remain closed as we clear the dead trees from the area. Thank you for your patience.

POLE CREEK CAMPGROUND, WY

Status: Closed through Fri Oct 24 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Pole Creek Group Campground is set amidst the pine forests and grasslands of southeastern Wyoming at an elevation of 7,800 feet. The site can accommodate up to 50 guests and offers access to mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding and fishing.

Natural Features:

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.

Lodgepole pine, aspen, fir, spruce and shrubs dominate the landscape of the national forests. The Grassland boasts numerous species of grasses and wildflowers that add color to the landscape during warmer months.

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

Recreation:

Campers have access to a mountain biking, hiking and equestrian trail that leads to nice views of the surrounding scenery. The campground is also near the banks of the creek, which offers fishing.

Facilities:

The facility is spaced into six group sites and can fit up to 50 people total. There are flush toilets, as well as a nearby trailhead and horse corrals.

Nearby Attractions:

Countless outdoor opportunities exist 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
  • Corrals
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
Know Before You Go
  • 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 dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.25, -105.425
41°15'0"N, 105°25'30"W

From Laramie, Wyoming, take I-80 east to exit 323. Turn left on Happy Jack Road, then left again to stay on Happy Jack. Continue for approximately 2 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 719. At the fork, bear left and proceed into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

POLE CREEK CAMPGROUND
MEDICINE BOW-ROUTT NF
LARAMIE RANGER DIST.  WY  82070

Phone Number:

Information:  (307)745-2300
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