The Prior Flat Campground has 15 campsites and a vault toilet on about 9 acres. It has one pull-through, picnic tables, fire rings/grills and parking spurs. The campground is located at the foot of the Shirley Mountains, a remote range in a large basin between the Medicine Bow and the Ferris Mountains.
Visitors will enjoy the aspen, limber pine, lodgepole pine, big sagebrush and can view pronghorn, mule deer, elk, coyotes, grouse and golden eagles. The Shirley Mountains offer fantastic hunting opportunities and fishing in Sage Creek.
Typical use season is from June 1st through November 15th because the roads become impassable after heavy rain and snow melt. No horses allowed in campground.From Medicine Bow, take WY-487 North approx. 21 miles, turn left on WY-77 for about 9 miles. Take County Rd 102 West for 9 miles to the Shirley Mtn Loop Rd (BLM Rd 3115). Campground is just up the hill about 1/4 mile. From Leo (north of Kortes Dam), go south 1 mile on BLM Road 3112 then east 13.5 miles on the Leo-Shirley Basin Road (County Road 102).(307)email@example.com_wy_rawlins_wymail@blm.gov