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Bottle Creek Campground is located in Medicine Bow National Forest at 8,800 ft elevation. Popular activities include day hiking, fishing, biking, hunting and OHV riding. The campground features 16 small campsites, picnic tables, toilets, fire grates, potable water and trash cans. Encampment is only a 10 min drive away for restaurants, gas and a small store.



The facility lies at an elevation of 8,800 feet within the Bottle Creek Campground in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The area's year-round recreation opportunities offer something for every adventurer and outdoor lover. Hiking, fishing and camping are available nearby.



  • Road Cycling


River and Stream Fishing

  •  Brook, brown and rainbow trout can be found in the Encampment River and the North Fork Encampment River.

Day Hiking

  • Day hiking at Green Mountain Falls and Encampment River. (For more information, go to home page, click recreation, then click day hiking.)


  • Big Game Hunting

OHV Riding & Camping

  • OHV Road Riding

Natural Features

This campground offers 16 small campsites (trailers less than 16 feet), picnic tables, toilets, fire grates, potable water and trash cans. 

Popular recreational activities in the area include day hiking at Green Mountain Falls and Encampment River, fishing the Encampment and North Fork Encampment rivers, wildlife watching and visiting the Continental Divide. Wildlife is common, so plan to keep a clean camp.

Nearby Attractions

The town of Encampment is just a 10min drive, there our resturants, gas, and a small store

Charges & Cancellations

If I book this reservation today, what are my options to change or cancel?

Please remember that reservations at these facilities prevent other visitors from using these sites. Planned changes to your stay should be made as far in advance as possible. You can make changes to your reservation ahead of your arrival date in My Reservations.


If your new stay dates are completely different from your original stay dates, there is a $10 change fee (per reserved site). There are no additional fees for:

• Adding or removing nights to your stay.

• Changing to a different campsite.

Balances will adjust based on your new stay's nightly rate.


You can cancel the reservation any time before the date of your scheduled arrival. You will receive a refund for your stay, minus the following fees:

• $10 cancellation fee

• Any reservation fees (only if paid when booking)

• Any previous change fees

Late cancellation penalties may also apply:

What is “Late”?

For individual campsites, a late cancellation applies starting from midnight 1 calendar day before your scheduled check-in. For cabins and group sites, a late cancellation applies starting from midnight 14 calendar days or fewer before your scheduled check-in.

Late Fee

In addition to the fees listed above, a late cancellation will also subtract your first night's recreation use fee from any refund owed. As of the expected check-in day, cancellations or changes to your stay are not possible through My Reservations. It is at the facility's discretion to support additional Late Cancellations, No Show, or Early Departure updates – on-site personnel may not be able to assist. These changes carry penalties and may forfeit recreation use fees. For additional details, please visit here.

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