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Summary

Leigh Creek Campground is located in Wyoming's Bighorn National Forest on the west side of the scenic Cloud Peak Skyway near the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Hiking, fishing, scenic driving, and historic sites are all available in the area. The campground offers single-family sites with amenities such as picnic tables, campfire rings, and drinking water. Nearby attractions include a fire lookout, lodges, and more.

Overview

Leigh Creek Campground is located about 35 miles east of Worland, Wyoming, on the west side of scenic Cloud Peak Skyway, near the Cloud Peak Wilderness area. Located in the Bighorn National Forest, visitors to the area enjoy 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

Off-highway vehicle trails, scenic jeep roads, hiking and additional fishing streams are available in the surrounding area. Diverse hikes vary from loop trails to treks along creeks and over mountain peaks; many trails access the Cloud Peak Wilderness, which is 14 miles northeast of the campground. Meadowlark Lake is about 11 miles from the campground. This small lake allows motorized craft at a wake-less speed. West Tensleep Lake is 14 miles northeast of the campground and is open to non-motorized craft only. Both lakes are great locations for canoeing and fishing.

Facilities

The campground offers several single-family sites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Vault toilets, drinking water from a hand pump, and trash collection are provided. The nearest dump station is 22 miles away at Powder River Pass.

Natural Features

The campground sits on the banks of Tensleep Creek surrounded by a forest of lodgepole pine. Many lakes and streams are found in the surrounding Bighorn Mountains.

Nearby Attractions

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 This old fire lookout was built by the CCC decades ago and is no longer active.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. Deer Haven Lodge and Meadowlark Lodge are 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

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