Camp at the Wedding Tree

Added by Eric Bennett

Enjoy amazing sunsets and sunrises with great views overlooking the Tetons. Camping here is free as it's located in a National Forest.

This is a great spot to camp if the park campgrounds are full (particularly in the summertime). There is a designated camping area at Gros Ventre Campground, but if you're a little too late on the reservations or, like me, would prefer to get away from the crowds, head out into the National Forest, where it's first come, first served.

The parking lot is located off of Gros Ventre Road, past the Gros Ventre Dude Ranch and before reaching Lower Slide Lake, on the righthand side. Follow the trail from the parking lot, heading back the way you came, for about 5 minutes to reach the Wedding Tree.

Get some awesome views of the Tetons at sunset or at sunrise. There are plenty of trees to hang up your hammock, as well! Campfires are allowed, so pitch your tent, light up some logs, and kick back with your buds while you enjoy the view and cook some brats!

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Day use only, no camping! Permits Event/Commercial Permits Other Permits Maps & Publications Land & Resources Management Learning Center Working Together About the Forest News & Events Contact Information Bridger-Teton National Forest Office Hours: M-F 8:00am-4:30pm. 340 N. Cache / P.O. Box 1888 Jackson,WY 83001 (307) 739-5500 Twitter IconFlickr IconFacebook Icon Contact Us The Wedding Tree The Wedding Tree is located on the Bridger-Teton National Forest on the Jackson Ranger District within the Gros Ventre River drainage. The tree is located a short 5-minute walk towards the Tetons from the small parking lot and provides a spectacular view of the Teton Range. The parking lot is located off of Gros Ventre Road, past the Gros Ventre River Ranch and before reaching Lower Slide Lake, on the right-hand side. Follow the trail from the parking lot, heading back the way you came, for about 5 minutes to reach the Wedding Tree. Dispersed camping is not allowed in this area as of October, 2018 and depending on the fire danger rating, campfires may be allowed https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/btnf/passes-permits/?cid=fseprd612351

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about 5 years ago

One of the best in Jackson Hole

As Eric said, free, scenic and easy to access. The site itself is perched on top of a hill and you have almost 360 views of the valley and the red hills behind it. Also the wedding tree's themselves are dense enough that should it happen to rain, you are mostly protected by them (but don't depend fully on them -also bring a rain fly).

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