Intro: Just completed a month long cross-country road trip from the East Coast to the West Coast exploring National Parks and Forests with my husband (hipcamp.com/u/jeffchandler). Excited to continue to go on adventures around Seattle and the West Coast!
The location is gorgeous, filled with wildflowers and fields that make it seem like you are miles from civilization. We thoroughly enjoyed exploring the area, walking by the prairie dogs, seeing the horses as we drove in, and searching for buffalo with Ed and Lucille. Ed and Lucille were great hosts and it was an honor to learn from them about the land and history of the area. We were excited to help with putting up the Tipi but unfortunately we started the process as a storm was coming in and a gust came up and ripped the fabric so we were unable to stay the night in it and ended up staying in the tent that we had along with us. We hope to be able to come back one day to experience the Lakota Tipi in the rolling hills of South Dakota, it is truly a beautiful area.
Arrive early to get a first-come first-served site. These sites are spacious and seem to be further apart than some other campgrounds in Grand Teton National Park. There is a short trail down to the public boat launch, gorgeous sunset views over Jackson Lake!
The views towards the Badlands are amazing. Campsite #3 was awesome, highly recommend the very first few sites closest to the entrance as they have the least obstructed views without other campsites in your way.