Tower Fall Campground

View of Mount Washburn
Mountain Washburn from the Grand Loop Road south of Tower Campground.

NPS/Diane Renkin


Tower Fall Campground, elevation 6,600 ft (2,012 m) is located on the north side of the steep, winding, and scenic Dunraven Pass. It is right across from Tower Fall, where Tower Creek plunges over 130 feet above its confluence with the Yellowstone River.

This small campground, tucked over a hillside from the Grand Loop Road, has 31 sites and is generator-free. Some of the sites are shaded. Drinking water and vault toilets are available. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire pit with grate. Food storage boxes measuring 48 x 22 x 22 in. are available for shared use.

The Lamar Valley, with spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities, is located nearby as are several hiking trails including the six-mile Mount Washburn trail at the top of Dunraven Pass.

A pathway leads to the Tower General Store across the street from the campground entrance. Roosevelt Lodge, a short drive from the campground, offers dining and horseback riding.

Tower Fall Campground has a total length limit of 30 feet for RVs or vehicle/trailer combinations. Tower Fall Campground is open Memorial weekend through September.

Sites are first come first served.

Sites: 31
Elevation: 6,600 ft (2,012m)
Accessible Sites: No
Flush Toilets: No; Vault Toilets: Yes
Generators: No
RV Sites: All at 30' ft or less; has hairpin curve

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168


(307) 344-7381
Recorded information. For road and weather information, please dial 307-344-2117.

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