The Encampment River Campground is a great location near the Encampment River for fishing, floating and hiking the Encampment River Trail.
The campground has 8 campsites, vault toilet, day use parking and a foot trail. Each campsite features a picnic table, fire ring or grill, sandy tent pad, and parking space. No pull-throughs please and horses are not allowed in the campground. Bring potable water and firewood.
Camping season is typically June through mid-November. The trail is open to hikers year round. No motor vehicles are allowed on the trail. Camping fees are $10 per campsite per night.
The riparian area has cottonwoods, willows, juniper, wild rose, grasses and sagebrush. Visitors will see a variety of wildlife including bald eagles, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, mule deer, grouse, rattlesnakes. Both rainbow trout and brown trout are abundant.From I-80, go south on SH130 39 miles to Encampment. Follow the highway through town, where it becomes SH70. Follow it about another 1/4 mile and turn south on CR353 (gravel). Go about 1 mile south and take the left fork onto BLM Road 3407 another 3/4 mile to the campground. Do not attempt to drive this road when it’s muddy because it’s steepness and depth of mud may make it temporarily impossible to get out again.(307) 328-4200Rawlins_WYMail@blm.govRawlins_WYMail@blm.gov