Cottonwood Campground

Quick Facts

Cottonwood Campground

Wyoming

(307) 332-8400

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Things To Do

Overview

Cottonwood Campground is located in the Green Mountains. The Green Mountains are not just rich in the forests and sage grasslands that gives them their name-- the surrounding area is rich in minerals. A visitor to the area can see the evidence of years of mining on the area, but the views are still lovely, and wildlife watchers can often view the large herd of wild horses that lives here. Wild Horse Point is a developed overlook picnic area for watching for the mustangs and for enjoying the spectacular vistas of the area.

Map of Cottonwood Campground

Latitude, Longitude: 42.362400, -107.684560

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    Visitors can ride the Green Mountain loop road with a side trip to Wild Horse Point. Begin at U.S. Highway 287 and ride the entire loop road-approximately 31 miles. A trip to Wild Horse Point is eight miles one-way from Cottonwood Campground.

  • Camping

    Cottonwood Campground features 18 campsites, fire rings, garbage collection, water, picnic tables, and vault toilets.

  • Fishing

    Cottonwood Campground features brook trout fishing in the east fork of Cottonwood Creek at Cottonwood Campground.

  • Hiking

    Contact the park for more information.

  • Hunting

    The Cottonwood Campground area features outstanding deer and elk hunting.

  • Picnicking

    The Fremont County Picnic Area is located on the west loop of Green Mountain Road.

Seasonality/Weather

Cottonwood Campground is closed from early December - early June due to winter road conditions. Contact the Lander Field Office for the most up-to-date information.

Directions

Driving

From Jeffrey City, go east 6.3 miles to Green Mountain Road. Go right, and follow it about 10.5 miles south to the campground.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(307) 332-8400

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