Boysen Reservoir

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Boysen Reservoir


(307) 876-2796

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Boysen Dam, Reservoir, and Powerplant, features of the Boysen Unit, and Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program are on the Wind River about 20-miles upstream from Thermopolis, Wyoming. Fishing opportunities are available year-round with a state fishing license. Fish species include trout, walleye, perch, and ling. Approximately 20,000-acres and 77-miles of shoreline. Good access via shoreline roads and boat ramps. Other activities include watchable wildlife, big game hunting in season with a state license, rockhounding, and horseback riding. An annual winter carnival is held every February. Available services include developed campsites and RV sites with dump stations, drinking water, tables, wind screens, restrooms, and boat ramps.

Map of Boysen Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 43.219939, -108.181343



  • Boating

    Boating is allowed along Wyoming regulations, and there are boat ramps here.

  • Camping

    Camping is allowed.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is available year-round.

  • Hiking

    There are many hiking opportunities along the 77-miles of shoreline.

  • Horseback Riding

    Horseback riding is allowed.

  • Hunting

    Follow Wyoming Fish & Game regulations.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic areas are located in the area.

  • RVing

    RV's are accommodated.

  • Water Sports

    Enjoy the many water sports that are possible with 77-miles of shoreline.

  • Winter Sports

    Winter sports available.


Open year-round.



Take US-20 south from Thermopolis about 20 miles or US-26 about 20 miles north from Riverton, Wyoming.

Phone Numbers


(307) 876-2796