Forest Service / BLM
Number of Sites: 123
About: Buffalo Campground is located 26 miles south of West Yellowstone, Montana in beautiful Island Park, Idaho along the banks of the Buffalo River at an elevation of 6,200 feet. A mixed growth pine forest provides partial shade; aspens dot the landscape, and summer wildflowers are abundant. The Buffalo River has good brook and rainbow trout fishing. Wildlife can be frequently spotted throughout the area. Buffalo Campground boasts 117 single units, 4 double units, and 1 group site. It has some power hook-ups and is a good fishing spot.
Fees: See Forest Service website
Water: Potable Water
Restrooms: Flush Toilet
Closest Towns: West Yellowstone, MT - 28 miles north on US Highway 20
Ashton, ID - 26 miles south on US Highway 20
Idaho Falls, ID - 80 miles south on US Highway 20
Directions: From West Yellowstone, Montana, take Highway 20 south for 26 miles to the campground (less than1/4 mile north of Ponds Lodge on the east side of the highway). From Idaho Falls, ID take Highway 20 north 80 miles to Ponds Lodge, the entry way to the campground is on the east side of Highway 20 across from Ponds Lodge.
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