Pebble Creek Campground: Yellowstone Camping

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Pebble Creek Campground

Pebble Creek Campground is one where you may have to rough it a bit, but it’s well worth it for the outdoor recreation available, such as fishing, hiking and biking. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

  • No reservations needed for Pebble Creek Campground
  • Open from June 15 to September 25
  • Camping fee is $15 per night
  • Make your trophy catch in Trout Lake
  • If up for it, start on a difficult hike on the Thunderer Trailhead
  • Easily get to Tower-Roosevelt to see the sights


In Yellowstone National Park, fishermen and hikers favor Pebble Creek Campground. It’s in close proximity to some great hiking as well as some wonderful fishing spots. Open from mid-June to late September, it makes a summer or fall vacation something special.


Pebble Creek Campground is located in the northeast corner of Yellowstone Park, 9 miles west of the Northeast Entrance.

GPS: 44.915118547967445, -110.11361718177795


No reservations are needed, as the Pebble Creek Campground Yellowstone is first-come, first-served.

Specifics for 2017

  • Open from approximately June 15 to September 25, 2017
  • Camping fee is $15 per night
  • # Of Sites: 30
  • Elevation: 6,900 feet
  • Vault Toilet Facilities
  • No Showers or Laundry on site
  • No generators permitted
  • RV sites available (some long pull-throughs)
  • No dump station

Nearby Activities & Attractions

Try your hand at fishing in Trout Lake. The Thunderer Trailhead is the place to go for those who love a difficult hike that’s well worth the effort. However, there are other more moderate hiking trails near Pebble Creek Campground.

It’s a beautiful drive to Tower-Roosevelt where you can see Tower Falls and the Petrified Tree. You can also go in the opposite direction, east, to travel to Cooke City to get the flavor of a real Old West town.