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Exploring the Wild West: Best Camping in Wyoming

Medicine Bow National Forest
By: Oliver
October 30, 2022

Let’s Plan an Adventure!

Even though we’re nearing the end of camping season, it’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s adventures. Planning out where you’re going to travel next summer is a huge part of the fun, and you might even find new places that’ll become traditions! At Oliver Travel Trailers, we love to highlight some of our favorite campsites around the United States so you can have peace of mind that you’re visiting a safe, fun place for the first time. 

It’s no secret that the United States has no shortage of beautiful views and incredible nature. You can pick pretty much any state and find somewhere with a fun camping location! It just goes to show you don’t have to travel far to get a unique, fun experience with your family and friends. If you live in the Western United States, Wyoming has some of the most stunning places to camp in your RV. 

Here are a few of our favorite locations you should consider visiting during the next camping season: 

Jackson Hole 

The first stop on our list is Jackson Hole. This area is especially beautiful during the fall season, so if you’re planning a trip make sure to check the weather conditions in advance! Jackson Hole is home to some of the most popular ski resorts in North America, but it’s also an excellent spot for camping. The National Elk Refuge is located just outside of town and provides some of the best wildlife watching opportunities in Wyoming. You can also take a scenic drive down Teton Park Road to get amazing views of the Teton mountain range. 

Canyon Campground

Canyon Campground is another great option for those looking to camp near Jackson Hole. This campsite is located in Yellowstone National Park within a mile of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. It’s a very popular campground so you’ll want to plan in advance if you want to stay here. There are no hookups at this campsite, but there are public restrooms with flush toilets, faucets, and shower facilities. 

Medicine Bow National Forest 

If you’re looking to get away from the crowds, Medicine Bow National forest is a great option. This spot is located in Wyoming and Colorado and is known for its varied terrain. The forest spans over 2.2 million acres and has something for everyone. There are plenty of hiking and biking trails, as well as opportunities for bird watching, fishing, and hunting. 

Flaming Gorge 

Flaming Gorge is a must-see stop on any camping trip through Wyoming. This area is home to some of the most incredible views in the state. Flaming Gorge is located on the border of Utah and Wyoming and is perfect for campers who love water sports. If you have a boat, this is a fun, beautiful place to spend your summer days! 

Shoshone National Forest 

Shoshone National Forest is the perfect place to camp if you’re looking for a true wilderness experience. This forest is located in northwestern Wyoming and spans 1.4 million acres. It offers 1,300 miles of trails, 32 campgrounds, 11 picnic sites, making for the perfect outdoor getaway for you and your family. 

Big Sandy Campground 

For those looking for a rustic camping experience, Big Sandy Campground is a great option. This campsite is located in the Bridger-Teton National Forest with access to plenty of small lakes, trails, and activities such as hiking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting, and mountain biking. 

Buffalo Bill State Park 

If you’re looking for a place to camp that has a little bit of everything, Buffalo Bill State Park is a great option. This park is located in northwestern Wyoming and is named after famous buffalo hunter, William F. Cody. The park offers plenty of camping options as well as hiking trails, fishing opportunities, and scenic drives. 

Bighorn National Forest 

Bighorn National Forest is another great option for those looking for a true wilderness experience. This forest is located in north-central Wyoming and spans 192,000 acres. There is a very diverse landscape including grasslands, meadows, clear lakes, glacial carved valleys, rolling hills, and mountain cliffs. There is no shortage of views and photo opportunities here. 

Tatanka Campground 

If you’re looking for a place to camp in Keyhole State Park, Tatanka Campground is a great option. This campground offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, and there are plenty of activities to keep you busy here including hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, and wildlife watching. This site includes toilets, and it’s pet-friendly. 

Fishing Bridge RV Park 

Fishing Bridge RV Park is a great option for those looking to camp near the Yellowstone River. This campsite offers amazing views of the surrounding area. It’s also a great spot for fishing, as the name suggests. There are plenty of amenities here including restrooms, laundry facilities, cell service, an amphitheater, and a dump station. 

Western Hills Campground 

This campsite offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, and there are plenty of activities to keep you busy here including hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, outdoor games, a playground, horseshoes, mini golf, and wildlife watching. This site includes toilets, and it’s pet-friendly. This is the perfect place for a family or group of friends! 

These are just a few of the many great places to camp in Wyoming. Whether you’re looking for a wilderness experience or a more rustic camping trip, there’s sure to be a spot that’s perfect for you. So get out there and explore all that this beautiful state has to offer!

If you are looking to purchase a travel trailer this season, visit Oliver Travel Trailers. Our sales associates can help you find the best RV or travel trailer to meet your specific needs! Whether you’re traveling with a large family, close friends, or a significant other, we have everything you need to make your camping experience great. 

Reach out today to get started. We look forward to working with you! 

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