Below you will find basic information about the four campgrounds in Bighorn Canyon as well as the waterway campgrounds. Click "View Details" under each to go to a page with more information about that campground.

Crooked Creek
Crooked Creek


Dispersed/ Backcountry Camping

Dispersed/ backcountry camping is allowed on Bighorn Lake below the high water mark of 3640 feet elevation in undeveloped areas. Remember to pack out everything you bring in. Some dispersed camping sites might not be avalable during high lake eleveation levels. Fires are allowed below the high water mark (3640 feet). Please check fire restrictions before going out. Dispersed/ backcountry camping is free and does not require a permit. Camping is on a first come first serve basis. No reservations will be taken.

Last updated: August 24, 2021

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

Lovell , WY 82431


307 548-5406

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