Yellowstone National Park Backcountry Camping
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Overview

Location
Address: Grand Loop Road, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming 82190
GPS: 44.393079, -110.558083
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Local Directions: Grant Visitor Center is located on the western shore of Yellowstone Lake, a short distance south of the West Thumb Geyser Basin.

Contact Information
Local Phone: 1-307-344-2160
Website: https://www.nps.gov/yell/plany...
Email: YELL_Backcountry_Office@nps.go...
Office Hours: 8 AM-4:30 PM

Open
All year

  Sites
293 Backpacking Sites, 293 No Hookup

Rates
Daily Rates: $3.00 - $5.00

Facilities & Services
No Showers

Recreation
Hiking

Policies
All Ages, Pet Restrictions
 
Description
Backcountry Campsites

1. Mammoth Area - 11 campsites
2. Tower Area - 12 campsites
3. Lamar River & Pebble Creek - 30 campsites
4. Canyon Area - 15 campsites
5. Lake East Shore and Thorofare - 36 campsites
6. Snake River Area - 12 campsites
7. Bechler Area - 32 campsites
8. Old Faithful Area - 13 campsites
9. Gallatin Mountain Area - 21 campsites
10. Shoshone Lake Area- 26 campsites
11. Yellowstone Lake Area - 40 campsites
12. Yellowstone River/Hellroaring Creek Area- 26 campsites
13. Canyon Lakes Area - 14 campsites
14. Heart Lake Area - 18 campsites

Group campsites can accommodate 4-12 campers. Fee is $15/night.
Sites
Total Sites293
   
Backpacking Sites293
   
  
No Hookup (293)
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Facilities and Services
  Hours Description Fees
No Showers  
Recreation
  Hours Description Fees
Boating   Shoshone Lake, Yellowstone Lake
Hiking  
Horseback Riding  
Local Tours   Guided Tours are offered.
Wildlife Watching   Grizzly and Black Bears
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