The One Amazing Place In Wyoming Where You Can Camp Right On The Lake
When you think of lakeside camping in Wyoming, chances are Jenny Lake comes to mind. But this time of year, good luck finding a site! They’re full by 8 AM – and on some days, well before then! If you’re looking for a more relaxing place to float, paddle and fish, head up north towards the Beartooth Mountains. Here, just off of the famous Beartooth Highway, you’ll find one of the most breathtaking alpine lakes in the country at Island Lake Campground.
Northern Wyoming is seriously underrated - the forests up here are some of the most stunning, isolated landscapes in the country.
In Shoshone National Forest, you can find your oasis just off the Beartooth Highway at Island Lake Campground.
Imagine waking up to this scene on vacation!
Island Lake Campground offers just 21 sites that are first come, first serve, so get there early to secure your site.
Amenities at this isolated campground include water, toilets, picnic tables, grills and even a boat ramp.
Enjoy fishing on the lake from the shore or head out on your boat, canoe or kayak to get close with this natural alpine lake.
There's nothing like the beauty you'll encounter here in northern Wyoming - and Island Lake Campground is the perfect place to experience this serene perfection.
Island Lake Campground sites cost $15/day and there is a maximum stay of 16 days. You can find more information and restrictions on the
Shoshone National Forest website.
For more ideas about where to camp in Wyoming, read
These 15 Amazing Camping Spots In Wyoming Are An Absolute Must See. Pick your favorite and get out to explore our great state this summer!
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