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Buffalo Bill State Park

 

Camping at Buffalo Bill State Park

Reservable: 21 *
Non-reservable: 67 *
Tent: 11 *
Total: 99 *
Hookups (electrical/water): 15 *
* Does not indicate availability

Campground Maps
North Fork North Shore

Amenities/Activities

Beach Boat Dock/Ramp
Boating Campsites*
Drinking Water Dump Station
Enclosed Lodge Fishing
Group Picnic Shelter Hookups (Elec/Water)
Hunting Picnic Area
Playground Restrooms
Shower Facility Trails
Visitor Center Vollyball Courts
Wildlife Viewing

* Please call the individual site for questions regarding RV length limits.

Fees

Resident
Daily Use
• parks - $4.00
• historic sites - $2.00
• annual - $33.00
Overnight Camping
• night - $10.00 (includes daily use fee)
• annual - $40.00 (does not include daily use fee)
Non-resident
Daily Use
• parks - $6.00
• historic site - $4.00
• annual - $53.00
Overnight Camping
• night - $17.00 (includes daily use fee)
• annual - Not available
 

Camping

There are two developed campgrounds at Buffalo Bill State Park:

NORTH SHORE BAY CAMPGROUND: 37 sites: 29 pull-through sites, 3 back-in, and 5 designated tent only; 7 of the sites are reservable, the remainder are available on a first come-first served basis. Located approximately 9 miles west of Cody on US Highway 14-16-20 (North Fork Highway). GPS - The intersection of US 14-16-20 with the North Shore area of BBSP, where North Shore Campground, the main boat ramp and Park HQ are all located, is at 44 degrees 30' 14.20" N / 109 degrees 14' 40.41" W at an elevation of 5512'.

NORTH FORK CAMPGROUND: 62 sites: 56 pull through sites and 6 designated tent-only sites; 14 of the sites are reservable, the remainder are available on a first come-first served basis. Located approx. 14 miles west of Cody on US Highway 14-16-20 (North Fork Highway). GPS - The intersection of US 14-16-20 with the North Fork area of BBSP, where North Fork Campground and Trout Creek Group Camping Area, plus Sheep Mountain Day Use Area are all located, is at 44 degrees 29' 14.97" N / 109 degrees 19' 52.43" W at an elevation of 5472'.

All campsites have tables and grills and are convenient to water hydrants and restrooms. There are now utility sites at both campgrounds, no shower facilities. Except those designated tent-only campsites will accommodate trailers, tents or RVs. Roads and parking areas are paved.

TROUT CREEK GROUP CAMPING AREA is located within North Fork Campground. This area provides a large shelter with tables and grill, an area for tents, and enough parking space for a group of trailers, RV's, etc. The group camping area is available on a reserved use basis only. The shelter use fee of $50.00 per day plus the $50.00 damage deposit is required in addition to the park daily use and camping fees.

SHEEP MOUNTAIN DAY USE AREA provides a large shelter with tables and a grill, a playground area and enough parking for large groups. The group area is available to reserve. The shelter use fee of $50.00 per day plus the $50.00 damage deposit is required in addition to the park daily use fees.

EAGLE POINT TRAIL is located within Eagle Point Day Use Area and is handicapped accessible. This trail is the first phase of a planned trail system along the north shoreline.

Shreve Lodge

The lodge is a day use group facility, open from mid-May to mid-September each year, on a reservation basis. The cost is $150 per day plus a $150 refundable damage deposit.

A spacious great room with fireplace, a small kitchen, and ADA compliant restrooms combine to accommodate a maximum of 150 visitors in the western-style log building just 10 miles west of Cody.

Reservation requests for 2014 will be taken beginning on October 1. Please submit your requests in writing to Buffalo Bill State Park, 47 Lakeside Road, Cody WY 82414 or by email to Ron Livesay.

History of Buffalo Bill Dam

Construction of Buffalo Bill Dam, six miles west of Cody, Wyoming, was the key that opened about 90,000 acres in northwestern Wyoming to irrigated farming. Click here to read more.

Web camera and current weather conditions

Click here for a web camera image and the current weather conditions at the park.