Four miles into the Medicine Bow National Forest, and 6,600 feet above sea level, there’s a small and cozy little campground along La Bonte Creek. Oh, and it’s inside of a canyon, too. This magical place is called Curtis Gulch Campground. While there’s tons of outdoor fun to be had, rock climbers in particular should check this spot out. If you’ve ever heard about climbing at Vedauwoo (or if you’ve climbed there), you’ll be intrigued to know that many climbers consider Curtis Gulch to be the best crack and slab spot on the Northern Laramie Range.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
6 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Curtis Gulch Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Kathy P.
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August 15th, 2020

Curtis Gulch is a magical place as it's described. The La Bonte stream runs parallel to the campsite and is a short hike.
The only negative thing to camping there is the road leading into the area. It is very rough and narrow in some areas. Drive slow and a 4WD pickup pulling a camper can make it.
Do not expect cell service. All the camp sites are primative meaning no water or electrical hook-ups. There is one (what I would call) updated outhouse.
It's best to go during the week as it starts filling up on Friday.
We drove over to another campsite but the campsites were closer together and maybe only one was big enough to back a small RV into.

Fire rings are available. A pump is available with well water.
The area is clean.

Medicine Bow National Forest
United States
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42.407° N, 105.623° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 6 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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