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Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

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Natural loveliness surrounds this primitive campground, and amenities and facilities are few in primitive campgrounds like Island Park Campground. You need to get out of the house; Island Park Campground in Wyoming is a good site to go. Among the things you can do next to Island Park Campground are hiking, whitewater paddling, swimming, playing golf, and fishing, so almost certainly you want to stay for a while. You could experience the wilderness
 
    at its finest at primtive campgrounds like Island Park Campground. Needless to say it may be hard to get to a primitive campground such as this one, but it's worth the effort.
While visiting this area in Wyoming it's a good idea
 to go for a weekend of camping too.
Island Park Campground is one of the places to camp here in the Bighorn Mountains.
So many local attractions and the tremendous variety of outdoors recreation will absolutely have you coming back again and again.
There's such a vast number of things to do near Island Park Campground; what a good site for camping it is. 65% of the 300 acres of skiable land at Big Horn is easy, good for little ones and beginners. 35%
 
    of the ski trails on the other hand are challenging and good for expert skiers. There's a total of 3 good ski lifts at nearby ski mountain Big Horn. Big Horn gets 21 feet of white snow annually, has a drop of 800 feet, and 20 ski
  trails. The Highway 16 to Bottom of Switchbacks portion has a span of 2.4 miles; you run into this bit of whitewater on Tensleep Creek. It's a type V+ bit. Only those proficient in whitewater boating should endeavor to kayak this bit of Tensleep Creek. Whitewater rapids are risky things, so you must check conditions before heading out. Bighorn National Forest is a beautiful place any time of year, and hiking is a popular thing to do around Island Park Campground; Main Paint Rock Trail is a good local trail.  


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Other campgrounds near Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming:

   Sitting Bull - Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, 2 miles away
      
   Lake Point Campground, Big Horn County, 2 miles away
      
   Lake View Campground, Big Horn County, 2 miles away
      
   Boulder Park Campground, -blank-, 2 miles away
      
   Bull Creek Campground, Big Horn County, 2 miles away
      
   Lake Creek Campground, Big Horn County, 3 miles away
      
   West Tensleep Lake - Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, 3 miles away
      
   Tensleep Campground, Washakie County, 8 miles away
      
   Leigh Creek Campground, Washakie County, 8 miles away
      
   Lake Geneva Campground, Johnson County, 13 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming:

   Tensleep Creek, Washakie County, 3 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.4 miles long (Highway 16 to Bottom of Switchbacks)

   Paintrock Creek, -blank- County, 12 miles away
      Class V+ - 12 miles long (North Fork to Valley floor)

   Powder River - North Fork, Johnson County, 16 miles away
      Class III-V - 6 miles long (Hazelton Road to Mayoworth Road)

   Shell Creek, Big Horn County, 28 miles away
      Class II-V - 11 miles long (Cabin Creek to Forest Service boundary)

   Clear Creek, Johnson County, 29 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 3.2 miles long (Moiser Picnic to Hydro Station)


Public Lands near Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming:

   Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Fort Smith - MT, 67 miles away
      
   Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming, 15 miles away


Trails near Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming:

   Mistymoon Trail, Big Horn County, 4 miles away

   Main Paint Rock Trail, Big Horn County, 11 miles away

   Cliff Lake Trail, Big Horn County, 11 miles away

   Kinky White Trail, Big Horn County, 11 miles away

   North High Park Trail, Big Horn County, 12 miles away

   Angeline Trail, Johnson County, 13 miles away

   Edelman Trail, Big Horn County, 13 miles away


Golf Courses Near Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming:

   Canyon Valley Resort, Ten Sleep, 16 miles away


Lakes Near Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming:

   Meadowlark Lake, Big Horn County, 2 miles away

   East Tensleep Lake, Big Horn County, 5 miles away

   Adelaide Lake, Big Horn County, 19 miles away


Current weather conditions at Island Park Campground, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming
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Local climate location: BURGESS JUNCTION 13 miles away


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