Buffalo Bill State Park (Cody)
Buffalo Bill State Park is deemed to be one of the most beautiful places in the state of Wyoming. Spanning across an area of 11290 acres, the state park offers tons of exciting things to do – hiking, picnicking, geocaching, boating and fishing to name a few. Nature lovers looking for some peace and quiet can go camping at one of the two campgrounds located at this state park – North Fork Campground and Lake Shore Campground. Sleeping under the stars, waking up to the gorgeous views of the surroundings, breathing in the fresh air; the serenity of it all works wonders for your soul. Lake Shore Campground is open throughout the year, while North Fork Campground is open from May to September. There are about 100 sites with both the campgrounds combined. And, you would need to make a reservation for camping there. What’s more? Buffalo Bill State Park is a great option for campers who are looking for a dog friendly camping experience as pets are welcome to join their pawrents for camping at this state park. There are many wildlife species residing in the area. So, for everyone’s safety, it is best to keep your furkid on a leash at all times. You must also clean up after your pupper if they poop anywhere.
Keyhole State Park (Moorcroft)
Located at the western edge of the Black Hills, Keyhole State Park is a favorite amongst people who love spending time in nature. There are a bunch of activities that visitors can indulge in. Hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, bird watching and camping – the list is almost endless. There are about eight campgrounds at this state park where camping enthusiasts set up their tents for a few days of fun and adventure. Many prefer to bring their RVs so that they are able to engage in camping a bit more comfortably. Almost all the campsites offer amazing vistas of the serene reservoir which get etched in your mind and heart. If you have a canine kid and s/he hates getting left behind at home while you go on a trip, then do not fret. The campgrounds at Keyhole State Park happen to be pet friendly campgrounds. The state park itself is pet friendly as well. While exploring the park with a pet, you are expected to be mindful of others around you, and follow a few rules and regulations to make the experience a good one, for everybody. One of the rules states that a pet can never be left unattended. Dogs would have to be kept on a leash of six feet or shorter. You would also need to clean up after your pet in case they make a mess.
Porcupine Campground (Lovell)
Porcupine Campground offers picturesque landscapes filled with trees, mountains and the vast blue sky. It is counted amongst the best places in the state for camping. Located in Bighorn National Forest, the campground has about 16 sites, out of which 2 are tent-only sites and 14 are single sites. There is a limit of 8 people and 2 vehicles per site. Drinking water and restrooms are available at the campground. One of the best things about Porcupine Campground is that it is a dog friendly campground. So, your fur baby can join you when you explore this place. You and your little darling can go hiking at Jaws Trailhead which is located near the campground. From there, you can make your way towards Bucking Mule Falls through Bucking Mule Falls Trail. On the way, you’ll get to see breathtaking views of the surrounding rocks and mountains. We bet your four-legged family member would enjoy such majestic scenery and the change in their daily routine.