Overview of Big Springs Campground
Last Price Paid: $15
Reported by MTgirl79 on 5/26/2019
Number of Sites 15
Open Seasonally May-Sept.
Elevation 6,397 ft / 1,949 m
Max Stay 14
Tent Camping Yes
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“beautiful area but noisy”
Big Springs is an amazing area and has some great scenery just outside of Yellowstone National Park. The campground is down a well maintained but washboarded and dusty dirt road. Lots of traffic through the area in the daytime with the spring that forms Henry's Fork of the Snake River being just a short walk away from camp. Johnny Sack's cabin is also located in the area and is worth a visit if you're visiting in the day - Johnny was a pioneer in the area whose hand built home is now on the National Register of Historic Places.
The camp itself is fairly clean. Water is available and pit toilets. No trash service. Dirt road and dirt parking sites. No bear boxes which is a surprise for this area. Most sites are shady. Camp tends to be fairly noisy due to proximity to the road and during my last stay my neighbors kept their generator running 16 hours a day. ATVs are not allowed in camp and there is a parking area for such vehicles near the entrance. There is a camp host on site. The host has firewood for sale if needed or you can take a short walk just south of the camp to cut your own.
MTgirl79 would stay here again
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- dry camping
- picnic area
- recreation trail
- fire ring
- picnic table
- group sites
- restrooms: vault
- water available
Nice place to camp for free when visiting Yellowstone but be careful going down certain roads with a large RV.
Great place to close to Yellowstone
Closed in 2020
Gives the necessities
Nice Campground but Noisy
- James F
- Tim B
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