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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground)

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming



Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Phone: (307) 344-7311

Sites: 325
Recent Rate: $57 7/2016

Latitude: 44.5631078838259
Longitude: -110.370047092437

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek yes
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

222 Reviews

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Review Count: 62
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $57.00
Overall Rating:      

There are at least 6 loops in this park. A-D are paved and looked nice. We were in E. The road to get to our back-in site was very narrow and full of potholes filled with muddy water. The road is only as wide as a tow vehicle and trailer, and is bordered on one side by forest. If someone has/is backing in and must unhook their tow vehicle, you will need to wait because you cannot pass. The sites are short. They say they will take 40-foot rigs, but that is pushing it. We were able to park our truck on the side, but right into a pine tree, so it was hard to open the back door. The site for the RV is narrow. When I got up in the morning, our neighbor behind us was practically in our living room. Supposedly, there are Grizzly Bears around, but we only saw a few buffalo and some trout swimming upstream at LaHardy Rapids! There is an auto/RV repair place (not surprised with all the potholes), a General Store, and a Visitor's Center, where one of the Ranger's told me most people do not like this park. It is very expensive for what you get. When leaving, you have to deposit your check-in slip, which means getting out of the tow vehicle or motor home to reach the drop box. We won't stay here again. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E-187
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my 5th wheel
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches, Obstacles, Poor Conditions
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

General Store sells mostly souvenirs with minimal grocery selection. Prices are very high - $10 for creamer and a bottle of coffee. There is gasoline, including diesel.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Tight spaces and very close to your neighbor, but we didn't go to spend a bunch of time at the RV! Dusty when dry and huge puddles when rainy! We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Loop G
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Yellowstone National Park

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

Location, location, location. We chose this park for the full hookup in the central area of Yellowstone. We were gone from the campsite most of the time but the sites are a LOT closer than what I prefer. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my 5th wheel
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $57.00
Overall Rating:      

These ratings are high only due to its location. It is the only game in town, so... We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E loop
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

E-F loop was unpaved. If you get these at check-in, ask for AB or CD. The dust in the dry summer is unbearable.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

For a State Park, at least it had full hookups. No cable, and unable to connect our satellite. Terrible phone reception. Sites were very close together and we barely got our tow car on the site. No picnic tables. Lots of warnings for food storage due to bears. Easy to get around Yellowstone. One night was enough for us. Staff were friendly and welcoming. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A7
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Yellowstone- so much to see. Easy to get around. The fishing bridge general store is excellent.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

Campsite was concrete slab however roads are dirt. Dust billows when anyone drive past the site. No picnic table or fire ring. Campsite roads are very rough, recommend you keep your windows closed to keep out the dust. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
G358
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

If you need hookups, this RV facility is ideal for visiting Yellowstone. We stayed for a week and were happy to come back to the rig after a fun, tiring day of enjoying the varied sights in the huge park. As has been said, the RV sites are packed together and share hookups with little space for outdoor activities: no picnic tables or fire pits. Setting up upon arrival and hooking up for departure often temporarily blocks the access road to other sites. The folks that work in the registration office and greet new arrivals are friendly and helpful. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Squeezed in tight, but hey, you are in the middle of Yellowstone. No picnic tables or fire rings, if there were your neighbor would burn your rig. Tough finding room for your tow or truck. Green belt next to each row of campsites. All back-ins. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

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Review Count: 33
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here one night, and moved just outside the park 3 additional nights. I would not recommend this facility. The Fishing Bridge RV Park is over rated, crowded, just not worth the hassle. We came in mid day then left early the next morning. Never will I stay here again.

Though it is located conveniently near the center of Yellowstone, it is not the camping experience we thought it would be. The sites are so small that I could barely get my 25' trailer and pickup truck parked. My truck was less than 2' from the neighbors trailer while less than a 1' from my trailer. If I would have deployed my awning it would have encroached on the neighbor on the other side. There is no piece and quiet because of the tightly packed sites and the number of people there. The sewer hookup was so high I could not drain my tanks and had to use the dump station at the entrance. There was no cell phone, no antenna TV reception, and no internet access. When looking at the general cleanliness of the landscape withing the RV park, there were small pieces of paper, plastic, drink containers, etc lying everywhere. I was disappointed to say the least!! Stay somewhere else, unless you like packed in crowded conditions. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A 78
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient

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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $57.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here because it was convenient to the trails and sites we wanted to visit. Other than convenience, there is no value to staying here. The sites are incredibly cramped. Management is working to make some basic improvements to the sites in terms of protecting the connections, but the biggest problem is that there are too many sites crammed into too small space. Our slide outs were inches from our neighbors windows. There is no picnic table - probably because there would be no way to squeeze anything else into a site. I sincerely hope that the NPS will require a redesign of this RV camp in the near future. It is convenient to many park trails and attractions. Yellowstone is too well maintained to tolerate such a poorly designed and maintained campground. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A7
Site Surface
Dirt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

There is a general store and other amenities close by.

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Review Count: 47
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $57.00
Overall Rating:      

I had read how cramped, but you don't get a feel for how bad it really is until you are worried about other people hitting your RV as they try to park. It is in the park, but this park is huge and you still do a lot of driving. The sites are back-in unless you do like one of our neighbors and pull through the site behind them to get into theirs because they couldn't get backed in...did provide a level of entertainment. Senior Pass discount is not honored. We would find another place to stay should we return to Yellowstone. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
F
Site Surface
Asphalt

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $53.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed on Memorial Day weekend.

This is a special campground because it is in the heart of Yellowstone, close to the center of the park. It is where you can hook up large or small RVs to new 50 amp power, water and sewer. No tents are allowed. The nearest other choices for "full hook ups" are in the small towns outside the park entrances. Commuting to the best parts of Yellowstone can require a couple hours a day. It is better to be in Yellowstone to see Yellowstone.

The Fishing Bridge campground is huge. Sites are compact. There is only just enough space for parking and hookups for modern RVs. There is not room for amenities like picnic tables. The goal is to sleep here and spend your time in the park. It is in a forest, so there are no scenic views other than the trees themselves. There is no grass, it is all gravel and pavement.

Fishing Bridge is not camping beauty, it is camping efficiency in the heart of one of the best scenic wonders of the world. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
D Loop
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

The nearby Fishing Bridge complex of store, gas station and interpretive center are very good. Gas seemed to be only about 15 cents a gallon higher than outside the park. Grocery selection in the store was limited but good.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $55.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is run by Xanterra which has friendly staff who go out of their way to accommodate you. They likely have little control over the actual park facility which resembles a giant parking lot for RVs. Full hookups are nice but don't expect much more in terms of ambiance. Use this park for a couple of nights as part of a visit to Yellowstone and use the other parks (inside and outside the park) as part of an interesting visit. There are many neat National Forest Service CG between the East Gate and Cody, as an example. Mix it up for a more interesting experience and save money too since this is the most expensive option. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A23
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Newton Creek Forest CG 30 miles out of the East Entrance is amazing. $20 night. No HU. Bears. Amazing beauty and spacious sites and an on site CG host.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $56.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the only RV Park within Yellowstone with full hookups. It's much better than I expected, given what other reviews have said. The sites are larger than some I've seen at commercial parks. However, although most are intended for 30 foot max rigs, I saw plenty longer than that. Didn't use the shower house, which is a long walk from the loops, but did use the laundry which was good. The staff was very helpful in getting our three units together in adjacent sites. I would stay there again. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E
Site Surface
Concrete

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Don't miss the Lake Hotel just around the corner for the evening music, or the nightly ranger talks at the Visitor Center amphitheater just down the road. There's a trail allowing dogs around the lake to the right of the clinic at the Lake Area.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

I've been told that Fishing Bridge Rv Park is a "parking lot for RV's" and that is pretty much the impression I got. With that being said, I really have no complaints, since I pretty much got what I bargained for, which was a full-hookup place to park my RV in the center of Yellowstone Park. The location within the park is nearly dead-center, so it made for a great base of operations to start our daily explorations of the park. The site was asphalt and not very level. even on the top level of my tri-level ramp, we still leaned to the right a good bit. No picnic table. There was a small pine tree directly in front of the door, so we couldn't put out the awning, but there were other sites without the tree that did allow awning use. No fires allowed, but you can use a gas or charcoal grill. Electric/water box appeared nearly brand new and in good shape. A little tough backing in, but not impossible. We didn't use the laundry or shower, but our neighbors said they were in good condition. If you go to Fishing Bridge with the knowledge that you are basically getting a place with full hookups to park your RV and nothing more, you won't be disappointed. We will definitely stay here again on our next Yellowstone trip. We camped at Fishing Bridge Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
F271

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Spend $13 and buy the "Rangers Guide to best Yellowstone day hikes" book at the Fishing Bridge visitor's center. Well worth the money. Be prepared for LONG traffic jams on the road between Fishing Bridge and Canyon. RENT, don't buy, a can of bear spray at Canyon Village. No sense paying $50 for a can of bear spray that you will never use again when you can rent the same can for $9/day or $27/week

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