The La Barge Guard Station location is in Kemmerer, Wyoming
83101. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the La Barge Guard Station facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
308 Us Hwy 189 N
Campground information Kemmerer, Wyoming
Historic La Barge Guard Station is located 87 miles north of Kemmerer, Wyoming in the Hams Fork Area of Bridger-Teton National Forest. The cabin is situated in beautiful La Barge Meadow, among vibrant summer wildflowers at the base of pine-covered Commissary Ridge.
Constructed in 1933 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), the rustic cabin welcomes guests for sightseeing, hiking, fishing and more. Pets and horses are allowed at the cabin.
Hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding are popular summer activities in the surrounding area. The Wagner Pass Trail begins behind the cabin, offering scenic hiking as it follows the Lander Cutoff Historical Trail. Snowmobiling and cross country skiing can be done right out the front door in winter.
La Barge Creek offers pleasant trout fishing opportunities.
The guard station is a basic, 1930s style CCC cabin with two rooms. It sleeps six people on three bunkbeds with mattresses. The cabin is available year-round. The cabin is equipped with a propane oven, refrigerator, lights and a wood stove. Water is not guaranteed and if water is on, indoor plumbing is still not available. A vault toilet is located behind the cabin. Some dishes, pots, pans and utensils are provided, but the presence of these items is not guaranteed.
No electricity, linens or bedding are provided. In winter, no drinking water is available, so guests should bring plenty for drinking and cooking. Recommended items to bring include dish soap, dish towels, toilet paper, garbage bags and a flashlight. If firewood is on site, this is a courtesy but is not guarenteed. If available, please use only what you need. Always be prepared to collect wood locally or bring to site from local resources.
The cabin sits near La Barge Creek in a grassy meadow at about 8,500 feet in elevation. Pine trees dot the land around the cabin and cover the surrounding hillsides.
Moose, elk, eagles and sandhill cranes are among the wildlife likely to be seen. An abundance of wildflowers color the landscape in summer.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest offers more than 3.4 million acres of public land for outdoor recreation. With its pristine watersheds, abundant wildlife and immense wildlands, the forest comprises a large part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the largest intact ecosystem in the lower 48 states.
Frequently Asked Questions About 308 Us Hwy 189 N Kemmerer, WY
How do I make a reservation with La Barge Guard Station?
To make reservations at La Barge Guard Station, you can call the office at 307-877-4415.
Where is La Barge Guard Station located?
The La Barge Guard Station is located at 308 Us Hwy 189 N in Kemmerer,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does La Barge Guard Station have tent or RV camping?
La Barge Guard Station offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 307-877-4415 to make sure things haven’t changed.