As the original Sherman Ranger Station built around 1929, this bunkhouse was used as a seasonal/ summer headquarters for early Forest Service management of timber and rangelands. The Sherman Guard Station and Bunkhouse is nestled in the Horse Creek drainage in a beautiful mountain setting with lots of hiking, bird watching, many verities of wild life, flowers and so much more. In the winter, Horse Creek is a saught out destination for snow machining.
There is NO GUARANTEE of Water, Wood or Cookware.
Water (seasonal only)
Flushing toilet & shower when water is on (mid/late June-mid Sept)
Fridge and stove top (propane) NO Oven
Bring garbage bags and take garbage with you.
Bunk beds w/ matress's & covers, no bedding provided
Cooking pans, Dishes & utensils,
Be prepared to cut wood as needed.
Pets & livestock are allowed at guard station. NO PASTURE, Weed FREE Hay only, Corrals are East of bunk houses, no water trough, creek is close by
Entry requires a signed Permit contract that will be emailed to you prior to reservation date. When Permit is filled out and emailed back to the Big Piney Ranger Dist, we will email you the Final Permit you will need to have while staying at the guard station and the combo(s) to get in.
NO WATER from Mid Sept -Mid to Late June. Water is only seasonal, depending on weather and NOT GUARANTEED!
PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT, must take your garbage with you,
We do NOT provide bedding, toiletries or cleaning supplies other then a mop and broom.
BE BEAR AWARE, we know there bears in the area, please keep all food and garbage inside at all times, never leave anything outside.
Pets and livestock are welcome, PLEASE clean up after them.
Wood is not provided, you can however, cut dead wood down for use at the cabin.
Willows and Pines provide sparse Shade. Grasses and summer wildflowers are abundant. Horse Creek runs not far from the guard stations. Pleanty of wildlife to see amongst the beautiful view.
Jackson Hole with in 70 miles, Yellowstone National Park is about 200 miles , Granit Hot Springs, 50 miles, Wyoming National Trail is on the Wyoming Range along with many Trail Heads and roads to travel on. Wind River Mountain Range is just East of the guard station with many opertunities of hiking. The Green River Lake is to the east
Hunting, hiking, horse back riding, snow machining, bird watching, picnicking, sight seeing, and Fishing. Jackson Hole is less then 70 miles North, Granite Hot Sprins is about 50 miles North and East, Pinedale is less then 30 miles East.
10418 S US Hwy 189 Big Piney WY 83113
10814 US Hwy 189 Big Piney WY 83113
For campground inquiries, please call: 307-276-5800