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Gros Ventre Campground
Gros Ventre Campground © Dan Nevill / CC BY 2.0
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Gros Ventre Campground Road   83001
(lat:43.6159 lon:-110.6668) map location
Gros Ventre pronounced grow-vont, means big belly in French, and the Gros Ventre Campgroundsurrounded by cottonwood trees and featuring stunning views of Blacktail Butte and the Teton Mountainsis truly magnificent The campgrounds location next to the Gros Ventre River offers some of the best opportunities in the park for wildlife sightings, as bison, moose, mule deer and a wide variety of birds are known to frequent the area. For avid anglers, the Gros Ventre River offers plentiful cutthroat trout, brook trout, and whitefish. While none of Gros Ventres campsites are on the river, all are within walking distance.

The campground offers camping for tents and dry camping for RVs. Campsites include 279 individual campsites, 4 large group sites, and 39 electric-only sites, 10 of which are ADA-accessible. The campground is open from late-April to early-October. While Gros Ventre Campground doesnt always fill as quickly as some of the other park campgrounds, visitors are still encouraged to plan and book early.Campground has two dump stations with limited use availability. Please inquire with campground staff upon arrival for use information.

Grab your fly fishing rod and take a short walk down to the Gros Ventre River. Or, if you prefer, our experienced guides offer private guided fly fishing down the famous and scenic Snake River.

The Gros Ventre area is a prime location for wildlife watching and photography. Walk along the banks of the river under cottonwood trees and willows to capture that perfect photo of a beaver, moose, elk, bison, or bears. Be sure to maintain appropriate distance Located a short drive away is Mormon Row, featuring the iconic and historic John Moulton barn.

Blacktail Butte Trail is a 7.3-mile, moderately trafficked out and back trail, located near Gros Ventre which features beautiful wildflowers, sage brush, and lodgepole pine. The butte is known for its views of the Gros Ventre and Teton Mountain Ranges. Sport climbing is a popular activity in the area Blacktail Buttes limestone wall offers mostly 5.10, 5.11, and 5.12 climbs with incredible Teton views.

This location has limited staffing. Please call 877 444-6777 for general information.Gros Ventre campground offers camping for tents and dry camping for RVs. Each tent campsite has a gravel parking space for two vehicles and tent pads for up to two tents. Each RV campsite has a back-in or pull-through gravel parking space for one RV and one tow vehicle with a maximum total length of 45 feet. There is a limited use RV dump station available across from the campground office. All sites have a picnic table, a fire pit with metal fire grate, food storage lockers and access to nearby water spigots and flush toilets. There are no shower facilities at the campground. Please note that generators are only permitted in loops A, B, and C.

ADA Access There are 10 campsites that are ADA compliant with electric-only hook-ups. Most sites in the campground are level, vehicle-accessible, and surfaced with compact gravel. Several restroom facilities are wheelchair-accessible. The campground loop roads are paved and generally level, with some small inclines/declines. Routes to the amphitheater have an incline and are paved, but somewhat uneven. Please note, neither the campground registration office nor the courtesy phone are wheelchair accessible.

There is no internet service at Gros Ventre Campground the closest public wireless internet access is in the town of Jackson, a 10- to 15-minute drive away. Cellular coverage varies, and may be available depending on location within the campground and service provider. There is a campground host on-site, and a courtesy phone located at the campground kiosk. Firewood and ice can be purchased at the campground office during posted business hours. Campground Office is open from 8am-8pm during peak season.
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Gros Ventre Campground is located near Jackson

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