Lewis Lake Campground: Yellowstone Camping

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Lewis Lake Campground

Close to the lakeshore and in the woods, the Lewis Lake Campground in Yellowstone National Park is the ideal spot to stay when wanting to get away from it all. Campsites are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

  • No reservations. First come, first served
  • Open from June 15 to November 5
  • Camping fee is $15
  • Fish or boat in Lewis Lake
  • Visit Grant Village Visitor Center and West Thumb while in the area
  • Enjoy the peaceful setting of the Lewis Lake Campground by Lewis Lake


Lewis Lake Campground is on a wooded hill near Lewis Lake, providing a peaceful setting but still close to Grant Village and the many facilities there. Open from the middle of June to early November, it is one of the last to fill. This makes it fairly easy to get a nice spot.


Lewis Lake Campground is located on the southeast shore of Lewis Lake, about eight miles north of the South Entrance to Yellowstone.

GPS: 44.28301900533417, -110.62708854675293


You need no reservations for Lewis Lake Campground Yellowstone. It’s first-come, first-served.

Specifics for 2017

  • Open from June 15 to November 5, 2017
  • Camping fee is $15
  • # Of Sites: 85
  • Elevation is 7,800 feet
  • Vault Toilet Facilities
  • Showers and Laundry in Grant Village
  • No generators permitted
  • RV sites for 25-foot vehicles
  • No dump station

Nearby Activities & Attractions

You can do some boating on Lewis Lake and a launch site is available. Fishing on the lake is also popular. Hiking trails can be found throughout the area.

Restaurants, a gas station, gift shops and camper services can be found in Grant Village, only six miles to the north. While there, you can visit the Grant Village Visitor Center and travel a bit further north to see the West Thumb Geyser Basin.