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Old 07-06-2013, 10:21 PM   #15
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I believe Fishing Bridge CG is full up until September. I was only able to get 3 days there (August 17, 18, 19) a month ago. Not wanting to hijack the thread, but can anyone recommend a good camp in the park to dry camp for another couple of days? I'm in a 40' Class A.
Since you will already be in Yellowstone at Fishing Bridge you could leave your site early morning and drive up to Mammoth where there are no reservations. It's dry camping but a lovely little campground overlooking the valley. We easily get sites for our 40' motorhome there. We have also stayed at Madison and Bridge Bay campgrounds without reservations, although they take them. Sometimes folks just don't show up for their sites. Worth checking out. Good luck.
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Since you will already be in Yellowstone at Fishing Bridge you could leave your site early morning and drive up to Mammoth where there are no reservations. It's dry camping but a lovely little campground overlooking the valley. We easily get sites for our 40' motorhome there. We have also stayed at Madison and Bridge Bay campgrounds without reservations, although they take them. Sometimes folks just don't show up for their sites. Worth checking out. Good luck.
Thanks, we'll check that out.
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Hi to all friends, we will be heading from Maine to CA starting Aug 6. We want to stop at Yellow Stone NP for a week or so. Could you please recommend where to stay? Montana, Wyoming, Idaho? In the park or outside Private park? We have a Jeep with us so no issues with exploring the area with car.
We were there a couple weeks ago--stayed at Yellowstone Valley Inn RV park. 20 mile west of Cody. 30 mile east of the east entrance to the park. Made the north loop one day out the NE entrance Back to Cody for the night Rodeo ( great if you have kids). Did the south loop the second day
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Since you will already be in Yellowstone at Fishing Bridge you could leave your site early morning and drive up to Mammoth where there are no reservations. It's dry camping but a lovely little campground overlooking the valley. We easily get sites for our 40' motorhome there. We have also stayed at Madison and Bridge Bay campgrounds without reservations, although they take them. Sometimes folks just don't show up for their sites. Worth checking out. Good luck.
Since we're traveling with our dogs, I'd prefer to have hook-ups, but that's good to know.

We're staying two nights before in Hebgen Lake - figured we'd check out the Jeep trails and West Yellowstone. The two nights after, we're going to head down to Colter RV and hang in the Grand Tetons. Then we're off to Moab and Arches NP.
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You would think, that as popular as Yellowstone is, there would be more than just one full hook up park. Was thinking of making that trip in September . . . but I guess I am too late for the reservations. Darn !
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You would think, that as popular as Yellowstone is, there would be more than just one full hook up park. Was thinking of making that trip in September . . . but I guess I am too late for the reservations. Darn !
Try west Yellowstone. Just outside the park and lots of options.
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You would think, that as popular as Yellowstone is, there would be more than just one full hook up park. Was thinking of making that trip in September . . . but I guess I am too late for the reservations. Darn !
You don't know until you try - especially for September when things start winding down. Have a great trip!
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You would think, that as popular as Yellowstone is, there would be more than just one full hook up park. Was thinking of making that trip in September . . . but I guess I am too late for the reservations. Darn !
We was there last sept after the holiday. Stayed in west Yellowstone. There were even a few in the park just to tight for what we like.
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Baker's Hole NFS Campground on the Madison River, 2 miles North of the city of West Yellowstone, Mt. has sites with electricity only for $15 a day (Federal Seniors Pass). Water for your tanks is available at the campground entrance. You can dump for a fee at the many campgrounds in West Yellowstone. The park entrance is right on the edge of the city, and it is a pleasant 14 mile trip up the Madison River valley to the Park's main loop road system. The campground is popular with fishermen, is rural enough to have buffalo herds come through, but is only 2 miles from the shopping and restaurants of West Yellowstone.
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For a couple days go to Bakers USFS campground 3 miles north of west Yellowstone I believe it is 191 hwy
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All, we end up up staying at West Yellowstone....glad we did. Highly recommend that. Very close to enterance.
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I'll second Grizzly. Its about 1 mile more or less from the west entrance.

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Thanks for all the help from everyone. We stayed in Fishing Bridge and were snowed on our last night there (Sep 18 ). Our 40ft was tight, but that late in the season, there were plenty of open spots. If you can, I'd highly encourage you to go after Labor Day, and stay inside the park!
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Thanks for all the help from everyone. We stayed in Fishing Bridge and were snowed on our last night there (Sep 18 ). Our 40ft was tight, but that late in the season, there were plenty of open spots. If you can, I'd highly encourage you to go after Labor Day, and stay inside the park!
Did you come in from the East Side or the West Side, With the snow, how were the road conditions getting in and out of the park. I am planning on going to Fishing Bridge next June (yes, I have my reservations), you mention the site was tight, I have seen that mentioned in a couple of post, obviously, I am guessing, they have no pull throughs ?? Any problems with campers getting their slide outs - out ? I also had seen a post once describing the sewer hook up as being a little tricky , maybe requiring a ramp etc . . . . . ???

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