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Summary

Lost Cabin Campground is situated on a hillside near Cloud Peak Wilderness Area in the Bighorn National Forest. It offers visitors a range of activities, including scenic driving, hiking, fishing, and mountain biking. The campground features single-family sites, each equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings and grills, as well as accessible vault toilets, drinking water, and trash collection. Nearby attractions include Meadowlark Lake and Tie Hack Reservoir for canoeing and fishing, along with a nearby Fire Lookout and South Fork Lodge.

Overview

Lost Cabin Campground is located 29 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming on the east side of scenic Cloud Peak Skyway, near the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. The Bighorn National Forest offers a wide variety of activities, including hiking, fishing, scenic driving and a number of historic sites. The administering organization is Gallatin Canyon Campgrounds; e-mail: gccampgrounds13@gmail.com

Recreation

Scenic off-road driving is available on nearby Elgin Park, Pole Creek and Crazy Woman Canyon Roads. Hiking and mountain biking are allowed on these roads as well.

Many additional hiking trails are available in the Cloud Peak Wilderness. A short trail leads from the campground to a scenic creek below.

Facilities

The campground offers several single-family sites each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided.

The nearest dump station is 12 miles away on Powder River Pass.

Natural Features

The campground is situated on a hillside above Highway 16. A dense forest of lodgepole pine covers the area and North Fork Creek flows nearby.

Nearby Attractions

Meadowlark Lake is 20 minutes west of the campground, and Tie Hack Reservoir is 20 minutes north. Both lakes are great locations for canoeing and fishing.

The High Park Lookout is located just east of Meadowlark Lake. This old fire lookout was built by the CCC decades ago and is no longer active. A short hike leads to the lookout, where hikers are awarded panoramic views of the surrounding area.

South Fork Lodge is nearby, offering dining options, lodging, guided horseback riding and fishing and camping supplies.

Charges & Cancellations

Refunds: Refund requests made through www.recreation.gov will be charged a $10 processing fee. This cancellation processing fee is retained by the reservation service contractor along with the non-refundable reservation fee. All requests for the return of the non-refundable reservation fee and the cancellation processing fee will be declined by the campground concessionaire as they did not receive these fees (these are the fees retained by the reservation contractor, a different entity).

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Campground Matrix

Set alerts at more campgrounds to increase your odds of getting a place to stay! Below is a list of the closest campgrounds supported on Campflare. Or, view all campgrounds in Bighorn National Forest.

Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Muddy Guard Cabin
Bighorn National Forest
2.2mi
Pole Creek Cabin
Bighorn National Forest
3.2mi
Sheep Mountain Fire Lookout
Bighorn National Forest
3.8mi 33%
Doyle Creek
Bighorn National Forest
5.5mi
South Fork (Wyoming)
Bighorn National Forest
9.1mi
Tie Hack
Bighorn National Forest
9.3mi
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