Bridger Lake Campground
Forest Service / BLM
Number of Sites: 30
About: Bridger Lake Campground is located next to pretty Bridger Lake on the northern slope of the Uinta Mountains at an elevation of 9,400 feet, about 23 miles from Mountain View, Wyoming. Lodgepole pines, Ponderosa pines, and aspens forest the campground, but there is minimal shade. Bridger Lake offers rainbow and cutthroat trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and boating for other small watercraft. Several ATV, hiking, biking, and horse trails crisscross the area. China Meadows Trailhead is nearby, giving hikers and horseback riders access to the High Uintas.
This campground provides vault toilets and garbage service, but campers need to bring their own water. Each campsite contains a picnic table and fire ring with grate; some sites have partial lake views. Two ADA accessible sites are available; both with cement parking spurs and site pads. All other sites are graveled. A camp host is located onsite, as is a small boat ramp. ATVs are allowed in the campground.
The Uinta Mountains are comprised of beautiful canyons, soaring peaks, pristine lakes, rivers, and streams. Campers and outdoor enthusiasts come to enjoy the natural beauty of this rugged terrain. The area is filled with trails allowing hiking, biking, horseback riding, and ATV riding. Fishing and boating/canoeing opportunities are numerous.
Fees: Single site - $16.00 Double site - $32.00 (2011)
Restrooms: Vault Toilets
Directions: From Mountain View, Wyoming, take Highway 410 south for 7 miles, then County Road 246 for 8.2 miles.Turn onto Forest Road 072 and travel 7.9 miles to Forest Road 126. Turn onto FR 126 for a short distance to the campground.
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