Pack your gear and head out for an outdoor adventure with friends & family.
If you are looking for commercial camping check the lodging page. Here's our best picks for places to enjoy traditional camping:
Riverside Park in Douglas
Riverside Park offers free overnight camping with a two night limit. Campsites are first come first serve. This park is located on the banks of the North Platte River. There are bathrooms, showers, river access, fishing, RV parking and dump station. Riverside Park is located at 300 West Grant Street.
Campbell Creek Campground (Open June - October)
This campside is locate on Forest Service land at 6,200 ft elevation and offers six sites along the Campbell Creek. There is plenty of shade and privacy. You can expect to see plenty of wildlife including deer, elk and owls. There is a 14 day stay limit at this site. It is managed by the Douglas Ranger District. Amenities include picnic tables, toilets, drinking water and trash service. The rate is currently $10 per site.
Directions: From Douglas, go 20 miles southwest on WY 91, then 13 miles southwest on County Road 24.
Curtis Gulch Campground (Open June - October)
This campsite is also located in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. It's elevation is 6600'. The Curtis Gulch Campground is located at the end of Forest Road 658 in the Laramie Peak area managed by the Douglas Ranger District. There are six campsites with picnic tables, toilets, fire grates and drinking water along the scenic La Bonte Creek in the midst of the canyon. The campsites will accommodate trailers under 22 feet in length. Cost is $10 per site. Remember that state OHV stickers are required if you want to use ATVs. Douglas is about 35 miles to the north.
Directions: From Douglas, travel 20 miles southwest on State Hwy. 91, 14 miles south on County Road 16, and 4 miles east on Forest Road 658.
The Esterbrook Campground & Recreation Area (Open June - October)
The Esterbrook area offers camping and hiking including the Sunset Ridge Trail. Situated at an elevation of 6300 feet you will find 12 sites in a lightly wooded area. There is a 14 day camping limit. The campground amenities include picnic tables, restrooms and water. You can fill up on gas, food and amenities in the nearby town of Esterbrook which has a small store or in Douglas which is 38 miles north.
Getting There: Take exit 140 off I-25. Then follow Wyoming Highway 94 South (Esterbrook to Harris Road) for about 30 miles. Continue on to Esterbrook Road for about 11 miles. Finally turn left onto 3rd/Harris Park Road/US Forest Service Road 633. The trailhead will be on the left!
Glendo State Park is just across the county line and has tons of available camping throughout the park including 21 camping areas and over 5500 camping sites. If you are looking for more amenities try a commercial RV or camping establishment in Douglas.
ATV & ORV Usage on Forest Service Land