A Sense of Adventure: Campgrounds in Yellowstone

campgrounds in yellowstone

Are you up for a fly-fishing adventure or just a visit to the Yellowstone National Park? You may want to visit these different campgrounds in Yellowstone National Park for the perfect camping experience. 

Yellowstone Valley Inn and RV Park

Located in Wapiti Valley between Yellowstone National Park and Cody, WY, the Yellowstone Valley Inn provides a picturesque view of the Shoshone river and is also near the east gate of the Yellowstone National Park. 

Its amenities include, picnic tables, bath house, outdoor pool, indoor hot tub, playground, and an on-site restaurant and saloon. You can hike within the Yellowstone National Park trails and cast a line within Shoshone river. There are also many museums in Cody near this park. You may also experience Rodeos and Wildlife viewing in Cody. 

There are around 60 RV sites with 20 to 30 amp electric, sewage, and water hookups that can accommodate 60-feet by 35-feet sites. During non-peak seasons, RV sites with full hook ups cost $77. On peak seasons, daily rates rise to $95. Not included in these rates are the $5 reservation fee, as well as taxes. 

If you cancel your reservation at least 15 days in advance, you will have to pay a $50 fee. If you cancel when there are 14 days or less left until your reservation, you forfeit one night’s pay.

Trip Advisor gives it 4 stars because of its accommodating staff and its good service.

Yellowstone Grizzly RV Park

Experience the Grizzly and Wolf discovery center and different museums when you stay in Yellowstone Grizzly RV Park. The west entrance of the Yellowstone National Park is near this campground. The Gallatin National Forest is also nearby, which gives the area a wooded and shady view. There are also lakes, streams, and rivers perfect for fly fishing. 

If you are planning to enjoy the camping experience within the Yellowstone National Park, this camp is for you. You may opt to participate in activities such as horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, and float trips in the campground. Amenities include a pavilion, playground, bath houses, satellite, and laundry rooms. 

The area has seven different types of full hookup, pull through and back in RV sites that provide 30 to 50 amp electric service, water, sewer, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. They accommodate 40-feet to 70-feet long RVs. There are premium back in (satellite friendly), premium back in (forest), premium pull through, pull through, and basic back in options for your motorhome. 

On Trip Advisor, previous guests rated this park 4.5 for its family friendly atmosphere and the friendly staff. 

Wagon Wheel Campground and Cabins

If you want a view of the Yellowstone Lake, one of the largest high-altitude lakes, in addition to the Yellowstone Caldera, the Wagon Wheel Campground and Cabins is the campground for you. If you stay here, you can go fly fishing in Blue Ribbon Lake and explore nearby museums. You’ll have easy access to nearby attractions because it is near the west gate of Yellowstone National Park. 

Its RV sites can accommodate RVs up to 40-feet in length. It also has water, electric, and sewer hookups. Direct TV is also available. The price of the RV site range from $66-$79 per night for at most two people, depending on the size of your vehicle. They have restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities for your convenience. Free Wi-Fi is also available in the public areas within the campground and they also have a game room open to everyone. 

No wonder it has a high rating (4.5) in Trip Advisor. According to prior guests, the campground makes you feel like you are in a different place. The natural beauty of the park combined with the abundance of pine trees makes you feel like you left the town borders.

Madison Campground

The Madison campground has a mountain and wooded area as its backdrop. It is also near the Madison River which allows you to indulge in the beauty of nature. This will definitely give you a peaceful and shady place where you can relax. 

Are you into fishing? You will enjoy this site as it is near great fishing locations in Old Faithful and the Upper, Midway, and Lower Geyser basins. Hikers and bikers are also welcome in this camp for a fee of $7.75 per day. 

There are 270 individual and three group sites perfect for tent and RV camping. At $26-$28 per night, you will be able to fit up to 40-feet RVs for six people. You may choose between the pull-through and the back in sites for your RVs. Picnic tables and fire rings are provided per area. Pay showers not available but there are some in Old Faithful and west of Yellowstone

There are not a lot of amenities in Madison but it is Near Old Faithful Village where you can find restaurants, shops, clinics, and gas stations. Trip Advisor rates the Madison Campground 4.0. Previous guests commend the place for its quiet surroundings and clean facilities.  

Canyon Campground

Along the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, you will find the Canyon Campground. If you drive along the North Rim you will be seeing the breathtaking Lower Falls and along the south rim, you will be seeing the Artist Point and Uncle Tom’s trail for the scenic canyon views. Its central location ensures you have access to picturesque sites perfect for photo ops, as well as establishments where you can purchase necessities. 

RVs around 40-feet will be accommodated in any of the sites. It is provided with either pull through and back in. There are no utility hook ups available but you’ll find a dump station. Rent of an RV or tent campsite costs $31 a night. Up to six people are allowed. All sites have their own picnic table and fire grate. 

According to Trip Advisor, this campground is rated 4.0 by its guests because of the convenience of its location. Prior campers also loved the views that this campground inundated them with. 

Gone to Yellowstone

From fly fishing to sightseeing, you will never get bored in these campsites. These campgrounds in Yellowstone National Park will surely provide you with an array of experiences ranging from relaxing to exciting. So don’t hesitate. Pack everything you need now and drive to Yellowstone in your RV! 

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