Canyon Campground

Yellowstone National Park

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North Rim Drive
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190
307-344-7311
Reservations: 866-439-7375
Official Website

GPS: 44.736, -110.4887

Last Price Paid: $30
Number of Sites: 272
Pad Type: gravel
Reservations: Yes
Open Seasonally: June-Sept.
Elevation: 7956 ft
Max Length: 40 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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4 reviews
“Probably the worst Nat Park campground we've ever been to”

Reviewed Aug 26, 2016

Overall Rating

It could have been the site we got but everything was terrible: very small site, impossible to get level, the picnic table was suspended on rocks, neighbours very close, flies everywhere...
Madison campground was so much better!
We left after 1 night.

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Brett
South Jordan, UT
28 Keystone Hideout 24BHSWE
29 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 2
“Be prepared to share with the neighbors...”

Reviewed Oct 08, 2014

Overall Rating

We stayed at the Canyon Campground in September and found the sites to be VERY close together. When our neighbors went to use their table and fire we had to all decide who's table and fire ring were who's. Not that it really mattered because we were all about 30 feet from each other.

The check-in process was smooth and ran more like a hotel. The laundry facility was great to have. We did not expect to use it but ended up needing it. We really like the shops and visitor center that were just across the street from the campground entrance. We also took a bus tour while there and it picked us up right there. This is bear country so be prepared to not leave much of anything outside. We spotted a grizzly in the road not far from the camp on our way back from the tour.

All in all the campground was fine, we were just closer to other people than we like. It is a nice northern central location. This was nice with the road closures that were in place as it allowed us to hit both sides of the main park loop easily. I would suggest looking at your activities and think about where you are staying as driving can take a lot longer than you expect. You might want to consider staying at a campground and focusing your activities in that area and then moving to another campground for activities in that area.

Next time we are in Yellowstone I will be checking out other campgrounds before we stay back at this one. That being said I overheard several people say that Canyon was better than the others in the park.

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • general store
  • laundry
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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