RV Campgrounds at Yellowstone

RV Campgrounds at Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park is arguably the premier park of its kind in the United States. Encompassing a sprawling wilderness across the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, Yellowstone hosts throngs of people from around the world who come to pursue outdoor sports and see the abundant wildlife. Given the size and scale of Yellowstone, the best way to see it for those who don't want to rough it in a tent is to bring an RV to one of the many campgrounds in the park that accommodate them.

Fishing Bridge RV Park

Fishing Bridge is the main RV campground within Yellowstone National Park. The campground is sited across the road from Yellowstone Lake on the northern shore. It has spaces for 40-foot RVs and is meant for hard-sided vehicles only. Those with pop-up campers should look elsewhere. There are full hookups, pay showers, coin laundry, a dump station and a general store. While other campgrounds in the park accept RVs, this is the one best-equipped for them. It is open from late May to mid-September.


Indian Creek

This campground near Mammoth Hot Springs is open from mid-June to mid-September. The sites can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet long, but Indian Creek is a primitive campground. There are no facilities other than vault toilets, not even running water, and generator use is prohibited. The nearest store is 8 miles away at Mammoth Hot Springs.

Lewis Lake

Located on the southeastern shore of Lewis Lake, this campground is open from mid-June to early November. There are some pull-through sites, but the facilities are limited to running water and vault toilets. The nearest store is at Grant Village, 6 miles away.


Mammoth Campground is one of the few sites in Yellowstone that is open year-round. Most of the 85 sites are pull-throughs. The campground is 5 miles from the North Entrance. Vehicles up to 75 feet long can be parked at Mammoth, but there are no facilities. However, there is running water, flush toilets and portable generators are allowed.


Norris Campground is a popular, semi-forest camping site. There are some sites that can accommodate RVs and campers that are 30 feet long or smaller. The campground has running water and flush toilets. However, it is far from any store or other installation, with the closest being Canyon at 12 miles away.


Article Written By Edwin Thomas

Edwin Thomas has been writing since 1997. His work has appeared in various online publications, including The Black Table, Proboxing-Fans and others. A travel blogger, editor and writer, Thomas has traveled from Argentina to Vietnam in pursuit of stories. He holds a Master of Arts in international affairs from American University.

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