PELTON CREEK

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CAMPING WYOMING

Pelton Creek


April 15, 2024

Pelton Creek camping area is a picturesque campground nestled in the beautiful state of Wyoming. Situated in the Medicine Bow National Forest, this campground offers a range of amenities to ensure a comfortable camping experience. With well-maintained vault toilets, picnic tables, and fire rings, campers can enjoy the convenience of basic facilities while immersing themselves in nature. Additionally, the campground provides potable water, allowing visitors to easily replenish their supplies.

Reservations are not required or accepted at Pelton Creek camping area, making it a first-come, first-served site. This provides campers with flexibility and the opportunity to secure a site even during peak camping seasons. However, it is advisable to arrive early, especially on weekends and holidays, as the campground can fill up quickly.

The best time to visit Pelton Creek camping area is during the summer months, typically from June to September. During this time, the weather is usually favorable, allowing campers to enjoy various outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and wildlife spotting. It's worth noting that the campground is located at an elevation of approximately 9,000 feet, so visitors should come prepared for cooler temperatures, even during the summer. It is important to be cautious of bears in the area and follow proper food storage guidelines to avoid any encounters. Overall, Pelton Creek camping area offers a serene and scenic retreat for campers seeking a tranquil experience in the heart of Wyoming's natural beauty.




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