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The Best Camping in Dayton

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Top camping spots in and near Dayton

  • Sheridan, Wyoming

    West Fork of Big Goose Creek

    11.61 mi / 2720 ft gain
    West Fork of Big Goose Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Big Horn, Wyoming.
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  • Greybull, Wyoming

    Ski Moonlight Peak

    2 mi / 900 ft gain
    The Bighorns have a whole lot to offer in any season. Most people probably do not think of the Bighorns as a ski destination, partly because there are only 2 ski areas in the whole range, and one, Antelope Butte was closed from 2004 until it reopened in 2018. To the west across the highway is a z...
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  • Buffalo, Wyoming

    Summit Blacktooth Mountain

    24 mi / 4000 ft gain
    To get to the Little Goose Trailhead make sure you have a vehicle capable of traveling over very rough terrain and big rocks and cross 3 creeks, one of which is about 50 feet wide and 2 feet deep. Four-wheel drive would be strongly recommended.  From the Little Goose Trailhead you will need to hi...
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  • Buffalo, Wyoming

    Backpack to Highland Lake

    5.0
    16 mi / 1500 ft gain
    To get to Little Goose Trailhead take Red Grade Rd. west out of the little town on Bighorn for about 10 miles, then keep your eye out for FS Rd. 314 on the left, this you will follow until the road will eventually dead-end at the trailhead. There are a couple creek crossings and the road is prett...
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  • Buffalo, Wyoming

    Emerald Lake via Edelman Trail

    10.81 mi / 1929 ft gain
    Emerald Lake via Edelman Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Big Horn, Wyoming.
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  • Lovell, Wyoming

    Crystal Falls

    3.41 mi / 1457 ft gain
    Crystal Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Shell, Wyoming.
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  • Lovell, Wyoming

    Five Springs Falls

    0.39 mi / 276 ft gain
    Five Springs Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lovell, Wyoming.
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  • Big Horn County, Wyoming

    Cloud Peak Summit via Battle Park Trailhead

    24.06 mi / 5446 ft gain
    Cloud Peak Summit via Battle Park Trailhead is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Hyattville, Wyoming.
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  • Big Horn County, Wyoming

    Summit Cloud Peak

    4.8
    23 mi / 4000 ft gain
    Although there is more than one way to access the peak, the most commonly used route begins at the West Tensleep Trailhead & Campground (44.258019, -107.215344) (Elevation: 9101 ft.) The trailhead can be reached from Buffalo, WY. Heading Southwest on Cloud Peak Scenic Byway (HWY 16) turn lef...
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  • Big Horn County, Wyoming

    Hike to Bomber Mountain

    5.0
    22.8 mi / 3000 ft gain
    Starting at West Tensleep Lake Trailhead is the best place to begin the trek up to Bomber Mountain. It is a 6.5 mile hike up to Mistymoon Lake following trail #63. It is about 1,100 foot elevation gain in the 6.5 miles, and the hike is very nice going in and out of the trees so you can get some s...
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  • Buffalo, Wyoming

    Backpack to Willow Lake in the Cloud Peak Wilderness

    5.0
    8.4 mi / 8100 ft gain
    This was my first ever backpacking adventure and I couldn't recommend a better first timer trip. It's only a little over 8 miles so can easily be done as a full day hike, or backpacking for beginners! To get to the trailhead, you'll take Hwy 16 west from Buffalo, WY to Forest Service Road 20. You...
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  • Ten Sleep, Wyoming

    Camp at Sitting Bull Campground

    Sitting Bull Campground is located in the Bighorn National Forest, on the west side of scenic Cloud Peak Skyway near the Cloud Peak Wilderness (51 miles east of Worland, WY). The campground is adjacent to a beautiful mountain meadow that provides views of the surrounding mountains as well as oppo...
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  • Ten Sleep, Wyoming

    East Tensleep Lake

    9.69 mi / 1309 ft gain
    East Tensleep Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Ten Sleep, Wyoming.
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