Pelton Creek Campground

State: Wyoming

Open: Seasonal

Number of Sites: 16

Elevation: 8307

County: Albany

Free: No

About: The campground is at the eastern edge of the Platte River Wilderness, and has 16 sites. It is a single loop with one side running parallel to Pelton Creek among Lodgepole pines. Some sites overlook the creek and a meadow. The understory is grass and the sites are fairly close together providing minimal privacy. A trailhead provides wilderness access via the Douglas Creek Trail or the Platte Ridge Trail. 14 day stay limit. Stock unloading facility near campground, however no stock are allowed in the campground. Picnic tables, toilets, drinking water, fire grates and no refuse receptacles(pack out own trash). Fishing is available in Douglas Creek.

Fees: $10 (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Water: Potable Water

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Closest Town: Centennial, Laramie

Directions: From Laramie, take WY 230 west for 40.6 miles to National Forest Recreation Area sign on Forest Route 898. Turn right onto FR 898 and go 8.7 miles to campground.