Black Canyon

Black Canyon Docks
This is a developed campsite approximately 2.8 miles from the main canyon. It features a dozen sites with bear boxes, fire rings, and picnic tables. There is a dock here as well as a floating vault toilet from the third week of May until the middle of September. This site is at the end of a beautiful cove with pristine crystal clear water, an abundance of pine trees, and excellent fishing. This is the most popular boat-in only site and may be full on the weekends. Due to the high use it can be difficult to find firewood. There are bears in the area so use of the provided bear boxes is essential. Poison ivy is present at this site.

Back in the summer of 2022, Black Canyon Campground was closed due to bear activity. Please do your part to keep Black Canyon open by cleaning up your trash, respecting wildlife, and be bear aware.

UTM 13t 0267469 5015180

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Last updated: May 1, 2023

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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area South District Visitor Center
20 US Hwy 14A

Lovell, WY 82431


307 548-5406
(307) 548-5406 is the South District in Lovell, WY. (406) 666-9961 is the North District in Fort Smith, MT.

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