Porcupine Campground (Wy)

Porcupine Campground (Wy)

The Porcupine Campground (Wy) location is in Lovell, Wyoming
82431. 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 Porcupine Campground (Wy) facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Forest Road 136


Phone number


Campground information Lovell, Wyoming


Porcupine Campground is located along the Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway (U.S. Highway 14A), 33 miles east of Lovell, Wyoming. The Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark is nearby. Visitors enjoy the area for its scenic natural beauty, recreational opportunities and excellent habitat for a variety of wildlife species. Fishing is popular on nearby streams and lakes.

The administering organization is Gallatin Canyon Campgrounds; e-mail: gccampgrounds13@gmail.com


From the area’s historic mining sites to the ancient Native American Medicine Wheel, to hiking through open meadows and along the cliffs on the west rim of the mountains, the Bighorn National Forest offers many recreational opportunities. Jaws Trailhead is near the campground, offering access to Bucking Mule Falls Trail and Porcupine Creek. Scenic off-road driving is available on Hunt Mountain Road or Burgess Overlook jeep trail.


The campground offers single-family sites, each with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets, drinking water from a hand pump and trash collection are provided. The nearest dump station is 25 miles east at Burgess Junction.

Natural Features

Nearby Bald Mountain is part of the Bighorn Range in northern Wyoming. A forest of pine and aspen covers the campground at an elevation of 8,900 feet. Temperatures can drop significantly once the sun goes down. Summer daytime temperatures range from 60s-90s with nighttime temperatures down to the 50s. June is sometimes rainy while the rest of the summer offers fair, clear, sunny days. Thunderstorms and snowstorms can arise at any time. Autumn temperatures are cool with frosts by mid-September.

Nearby Attractions

The Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark is four miles from the campground. This unique geoglyph signifies all creation, all races of people, birds, fish, animals, trees and stones. According to tribal beliefs, the circular shape of the wheel represents the earth, sun, moon, cycles of life, seasons and day to night. High Country Lodge is nearby, offering guided horseback riding and backcountry pack trips, off-road vehicle rentals and guided fishing trips.


For facility specific information, please call (406) 587-9054.

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).

Frequently Asked Questions About Forest Road 136 Lovell, WY

How do I make a reservation with Porcupine Campground (Wy)?

To make reservations at Porcupine Campground (Wy), you can call the office at 406-587-9054.

Two non-towed vehicles (and whatever they tow) may be parked at each campsite. The first vehicle is included in the basic fee, an additional $9/day fee will be collected at the campground for the second vehicle.

Where is Porcupine Campground (Wy) located?

The Porcupine Campground (Wy) is located at Forest Road 136 in Lovell,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Porcupine Campground (Wy) have tent or RV camping?

Porcupine Campground (Wy) offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 406-587-9054 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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