Description

Colter Bay Campground is a wooded wonder on the shores of Jackson Lake. There’s plenty of roomy, reservable spots for RV’s, but tent campers are first-come, first-served. We hear this shady, rustic campground rarely fills up, and spots are usually still available late into the afternoon. Hop on over to the visitors center from camp to plan your day’s excursions, or hit up the grocery store for afternoon ice cream. With fire pits, picnic tables, and nearby restrooms and pay showers, you’ll have all you need right inside the park to make the most of your Grand Teton adventure.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
346 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Max size unknown
No hookups
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Colter Bay Campground.

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Hipcamper Ellen
Ellen R.
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March 17th, 2017

Jackson Lake shore is rocky, be sure to bring your shoes when you go to the beach!

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Madeleine V.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 1st, 2017

This is hands down the most fun, beautiful, perfectly-placed campsight I have ever been to. Enjoyed my morning hike to the crystal clear water to take a freezing bath and was able to set up the most enjoyable hammock/tent/breakfast table in all the camping lands. I will be back very soon. Also cannot fail to mention that the bathroom facilities are great and proximity to Jackson is nice if you feel like braving the town.

Colter Bay Campground
Hipcamper Kellie
Kellie S.
recommends this listing.
August 15th, 2017

Take the path from the campground to the lake and enjoy your morning coffee with the sunrise.

Loved waking up in the morning to enjoy coffee by Jackson Lake. There's a trail from the campground!
Hipcamper Joe
Joe H.
recommends this listing.
January 29th, 2017

Beautiful views. The tent cabin was nice.

Colter Bay Campground
Hipcamper Andrew
Andrew C.
recommends this listing.
August 29th, 2017

Bring bug spray during the summer, as the mosquitoes are giant and aggressive, but the views and adventure is worth it! I highly recommended renting a canoe or kayak for a few hours and visiting some of the many islands on Jackson Lake.

Camp breakfast is the best breakfast!viewsSunset on Jackson LakeEnjoying one of the many Jackson Lake islands
Hipcamper Heidi
Heidi S.
recommends this listing.
October 13th, 2017

We were uncertain about the nightly temperatures here, because I remembered freezing as a child. So we stayed in their tent cabins, which have a built in wood burning stove. These were very nice and I would recommend them if cold nights are not your thing. Do keep in mind that once the fire goes out, that it will be cold, so still bring your warmest sleeping bags. The bathrooms were perfectly acceptable and had dishwashing sinks. Colter Bay Village has just about every convenience you could want. They have a post office, showers, laundry, grocery, and 2 restaurants...one casual and one fancier. Due to all the wildfires in the northwest, out of the 4 days we were there, we could only see the mountains for about 4 hours, unless we were hiking inside them such as Cascade Canyon. Highly recommend Cascade Canyon for hiking!

Colter Bay CampgroundWe stayed in one of the tent cabins.  These feature interior wood burning stoves to help keep you warm at night!  Worked quite well for my family.
Hipcamper Sara + Mike
Sara + Mike (.
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November 8th, 2018

Portions of this very large campground are adjacent to the shore of Jackson Lake so it's easy to access and hike the Lakeshore Trail (2 mile loop trail). The hike affords views of the mountains with a stunning lake in the forefront. Jackson Lake has a swimming area and even a marina; both of which we haven’t yet experienced in a national park before. As a result, the park has almost a resort town feel with all the swimming and boating.

Views from Lakeshore Trail.Views from Lakeshore Trail.The marina on the lake.Campsites in Colter Bay have fantastic views.
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Park
Grand Teton National Park
State
Wyoming
Phone Number
307-739-3300
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.908° N, 110.642° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 11 Sites
(Up to people per site)
$23/night
Tent / Van: 335 Sites
(Up to people per site)