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Twin Pines RV Park & Campground occupies land in a rural area about eight miles south of Lander, Wyoming. Situated adjacent to Dry Lake and Highway 287, the park is also backed up against the Wind River mountains, according to the manager. The campground has 20 pull-through RV sites, each with full hookups and picnic tables. Ten primitive tent sites and two one-room cabins are also available to visitors. Additional park features include a lodge with bathrooms and showers, outdoor volleyball courts and horseshoe pits, and laundry facilities. Moreover, there is an on-site pond and pastures for livestock. Regarding nearby attractions, Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are within driving distance of Twin Pines RV Park & Campground. Guests can also hike at the Wind River Mountains and visit Sinks Canyon State Park.
Twin Pines RV Park & Campground is located about eight miles south of Lander, Wyoming next to Dry Lake. The establishment is amidst a rural area, with most of its surroundings consisting of hills, farmland, and scattered properties. The campground has 20 pull-through RV spots with full hookups—including 30/50-amp electrical service—and picnic tables. Additionally, 10 primitive tent campsites are available throughout the land. Twin Pines RV Park & Campground also features two single-room cabins with twin bunk beds. It should be noted that these cabins are not equipped with water. Brian, the park manager, says that the units are evenly rented between each other, generally speaking.
One of Twin Pines RV Park & Campground's park features includes a lodge with bathrooms and showers. The establishment also has laundry facilities, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, and a store that sells beverages and snacks. One of the more notable features is a teepee next to a fire pit and a few other outdoor decorations. The premises is characterized by a pond, though fishing and swimming in it are strictly prohibited. Brian further explains that much of the campground's land is utilized as pastures for cattle and other livestock, and he remarks that the property is approximately five to ten acres.
Brian describes Lander and the surrounding area as a rural location. As previously mentioned, Twin Pines RV Park & Campground is approximately eight miles south of Lander. According to Brian, the RV park is backed up against the end of the Wind River mountains. The campground is also within driving distance of Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, the area's most common attractions. Furthermore, Twin Pines RV Park & Campground is relatively close to Sinks Canyon State Park, where Brian says many people go to participate in rock climbing. Brian continues, saying many dining locations can be found in Lander, such as Cowfish, The Oxbow, and Svilar's Bar & Steakhouse.
Brian, manager of Twin Pines RV Park & Campground, would like park guests to feel relaxed and able to enjoy the scenery. He also wants them to "feel like they're safe," explaining that the rural nature of the vicinity helps maintain such an atmosphere. He and the rest of the park staff make an effort to interact regularly with visitors as well. Several reviews have highlighted these aspects of the property, such as one reviewer who said, "We loved the small community feel; it had a beautiful view of the mountains and fields, the sites were medium-sized pull-through, and the host (Brian) was very helpful [during] the entire stay. It was easy [to] access off the highway to Lander as well but not very noisy." Another former patron wrote, "It's the best full-service campground in the Lander, Wyoming, area [...] It's clean and neat as a pin, with a great scenic view. The bathrooms are large, well maintained, and the showers are the biggest and roomiest I've ever seen at a campground. The staff [is] always friendly and helpful."
Brian believes Twin Pines RV Park & Campground is unique because it is a "quiet place to stay." He says the lack of populated areas in the vicinity helps maintain a relatively quiet atmosphere where people can observe their surroundings. While Twin Pines RV Park & Campground does not host any activities, Brian says many of the park's visitors travel to the nearby attractions, especially Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. However, guests can play at the volleyball courts or horseshoe pits while on-site.
Twin Pines RV Park & Campground's policies allow pets, but they must be leashed and cleaned up after at all times. Guests are required to pick up their cigarette butts outside, and a property-wide quiet time starts each night at 10:00 p.m.
Twin Pines RV Park & Campground is open from May to October, though Brian notes that the season has stretched into November before, on account of more favorable weather conditions. According to Brian, June and July are the park's busiest months because of the hiking and tourism in the area. He also explains that many visitors from Europe stay at the campground on their way to Yellowstone National Park or Grand Teton National Park. Finally, Brian says that a number of people return to the campground each year.
Twin Pines RV Park & Campground was started within the first few years of its owners' purchase. They have owned the grounds for about 20 years and constructed the RV park about 16 years ago. The owners also have an oil field business in North Dakota. The current property manager, Brian, has operated Twin Pines RV Park & Campground since 2020. He notes that the area has "lots of geological history" that attracts many rock hounds, and he states that the campground stands on a former rock shop. According to Brian, there are no plans for any significant changes to the campground save "gradual improvements." He enjoys meeting "different people from different areas," especially those from out of state or out of the country. He recalls receiving a considerable number of Europeans traveling to see the nearby national parks.