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Encampment River Campground, WY

Bureau of Land Management


If your choice for adventure includes fishing, floating, or camping in a high desert riparian area along the Encampment River, then this campground might be just the place for your next outing.At an elevation of 7200 feet, the campground has 8 campsites, a vault toilet, and the trailhead to the Encampment River Trail which runs all the way into Colorado. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and room for a tent. No pull-throughs or hookups. Camping fees are $7 per campsite per night. Bring potable water and firewood. Camping season of use is typically June through mid-November. The trail is open to hikers year round. No motor vehicles are allowed on the trail.

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Rawlins Field Office
1300 North Third Street
Phone: (307)328-4200


From I-80, go south on SH130 39 miles to Encampment. Follow the highway through town, where it becomes SH70. Follow it about another 1/4 mile and turn south on CR353 (gravel). Go about 1 mile south and take the left fork onto BLM Road 3407 another 3/4 mile to the campground. Do not attempt to drive this road when it's muddy because it's steepness and depth of mud may make it temporarily impossible to get out again. helps you discover and book trips to all of America's public places.
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