Lewis Lake Campground is located in the southern portion of Yellowstone National Park. It is the closest campground to the southern entrance.
The campground is first come first serve with both hiker/biker sites and RV/tent sites.
Lewis Lake Campground
- Lewis Lake Campground
- Lewis Lake Campground Reservations
- Lewis Lake Campground Amenities
- RV Camping at Lewis Lake Campground
- How to get to Lewis Lake Campground
- Lewis Lake Campground Regulations
- What not to forget for the Lewis Lake Campground
- Lewis Lake Campground Map
- Lewis Lake Campground Photos
- Additional Yellowstone Resources
Lewis Lake campsites are first come first serve. We highly suggest driving through the campground fully to pick a site. Some of the sites are really close together and then other parts of the campground are spread out.
The B-loop can have some road noise. The A-loop sites are really close together.
The 1st loop is hiker-biker sites. There is an out house in the loop.
Season: The campground is only open summer and fall
June 15 – November 1, 2020
Number of Sites: 85
Location in the park: Eight miles from the South Entrance
Campsite cost: $15.00
Rates do not include taxes or utility fees and are subject to change.
Interagency Access and Senior Pass holders receive a 50% discount.
Hiker/bicyclist Nightly Fee – $5.00
Reservations: No, All sites are first-come, first-served.
Latitude/Longitude: N: 44 16.93236 W: 110 37.67922
Elevation: 7,800 ft (2377 m)
Accessible Sites: C30 is marked as an accessible site. Bathrooms and ranger stations are accessible.
Lewis Lake Campground Reservations
Are campground Reservations Available? No, All sites are first-come, first-served.
Visit our Yellowstone Campground Guide to learn more about which campgrounds take reservations and how to make them.
Lewis Lake Campground Amenities
Flush Toilets: No,
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? No
Amenities at each campsite:
Firepit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes, Bear boxes are available for most tent sites.
Potable Water? Yes
RV Camping at Lewis Lake Campground
RV Length: Total length limit is 25 feet (7.6 m).
Dump Station: No
How to get to Lewis Lake Campground
Located on the main road between the South Entrance and West Thumb.
Lewis Lake Campground Regulations
The maximum number of people in a campsite: Maximum 6 persons per site
The number of cars per campsite: Tent sites allow for up to two tents and two vehicles. RV sites allow for one RV (tow included) only. (For reference, 2 motorcycles = 1 vehicle)
Check-in Time: check-in any time of day that there is an unoccupied site.
Checkout time: 10 AM.
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Maximum Stay: Camping is limited to 14 days from July 1 through Labor Day, and 30 days for the rest of the year. There is no stay limit at the Fishing Bridge RV Park.
What not to forget for the Lewis Lake Campground
Water Containers – You will need to carry water back to your campsite.
Bug Spray – the campground is close to water so you will want to be prepared for mosquitoes.
Picnic Table Cover – Make sure your table is clean and ready
Lewis Lake Campground Map
Lewis Lake Campground Photos
Walk In Sites
Lewis Lake Walk in Sites – Tent Camping Only
To reach site W8 and W9 you will need to scramble up a small hill.
B – Loop
C – Loop
Additional Yellowstone Resources
Things to do in Yellowstone – All of the top things you don’t want to miss during a trip to Yellowstone.
Yellowstone Facts – Fun facts to surprise your family with.
NatGeo Map of Yellowstone – National Geographic illustrated map of the park.
Vintage Yellowstone T-Shirt – This vintage shirt would be so fun for family photos!