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Best places to camp in Yellowstone National Park


Check out the best places to camp in Yellowstone National Park before planning your next family vacation.

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Are you planning to go camping at Yellowstone National Park and take in some of the sights – like the famous Old Faithful? Then you need to pick a campground! Yellowstone National Park has plenty of camping opportunities for you, from campsites that are perfect for pitching a tent to one that includes RV hookups. Which of these best places to camp in Yellowstone National Park will you take advantage of?

Madison Campground

Do you want to camp at one of Yellowstone’s most popular campgrounds? If so, you’ll need to make reservations at Madison Campground. This campground is located near famous fishing destinations, as well as popular nature destinations.  It’s just a 30 minute drive to Old Faithful! When camping here, you can take advantage restroom facilities, as well as the wheelchair accessible and group sites.

Bridge Bay Campground

Camping at Bridge Bay is sure to be fun. Not only can you choose from a variety of campsites, you can also take advantage of the entertainment programs hosted by the Bridge Bay Ranger Station in the amphitheater. Due to its proximity to fresh water lakes, you can also take advantage of boat rentals, enjoying a nice day on the lake.

Mammoth Hot Springs Campground

If you want to go camping year round, then the Mammoth Campground is for you. Not only is this campsite situated close to the Mammoth Hot Springs Terrace, it’s also in the vicinity of areas perfect for hiking and fishing. Both tents and RVs can be used at this campsite, making it perfect no matter how you choose to sleep. You and your family are sure to have something to do at this campground.

Fishing Bridge RV Park

If you prefer to camp in comfort then this is the campsite for you. Not only is this campsite within close range of the Yellowstone River and the Mud Volcano area, it also has everything you need to hook up your RV for a long camping trip. This campsite offers such amenities as water, sewer, and electrical hookups, as well as pay showers and laundry for your convenience.

Tower Fall Campground

Are you looking for a rustic campsite that provides a beautiful view of Yellowstone National Park? Then make your reservations at Tower Fall Campground. This campsite is located in the beautiful Lamar Valley, allowing you access to different hiking trails and wildlife areas. You’ll enjoy all of these scenic opportunities while camping at Tower Fall.


Where will you camp this summer at Yellowstone National Park?


kathy downey

Monday 5th of September 2016

I’ve also never been to Yellowstone but it sounds like a beautiful place to visit

Darlene Schuller

Monday 15th of June 2015

I've never been to Yellowstone but it's one of those places I'd love to see!