SANDY BEACH PICNIC AREA, WY

Sandy Beach Picnic Area is located on the southeast shores of pristine Fremont Lake at an elevation of 7,400 feet, just 3 miles northeast of Pinedale, Wyoming. Water sports and fishing are popular activities.Fremont Lake sits at the foot of the rugged Wind River Range, known for its...
Status: Open through Tue Sep 02 2014   Season Dates

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  • This is a high elevation facility, please use caution when traveling from lower elevations
  • Pets are not permitted
  • Drinking water is not provided, visitors must bring their own
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SANDY BEACH PICNIC AREA GROUP PICNIC AREA 75
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water
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Overview

Overview

Sandy Beach Picnic Area is located on the southeast shores of pristine Fremont Lake at an elevation of 7,400 feet, just 3 miles northeast of Pinedale, Wyoming. Water sports and fishing are popular activities.

Natural Features:

Fremont Lake sits at the foot of the rugged Wind River Range, known for its craggy granite peaks and sparkling glacial lakes. Sandy Beach offers sweeping views of Fremont Lake, Wyoming's second largest natural lake. Thin stands of aspens line the site, providing limited shade.

Recreation:

The lake offers countless recreational activities. Anglers enjoy fishing for rainbow, brown and lake trout, as well as kokanee salmon.

Visitors also enjoy boating, sailing, canoeing, kayaking and swimming.

Facilities:

This day-use area contains one group site that can accommodate up to 75 guests. Picnic tables, grills and a fire ring with benches are provided, as are vault toilets.

A private, sandy swimming beach is on-site. A boat ramp and dock are available just outside the site. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

Nearby Attractions:

The Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale features a large collection of Rocky Mountain fur trade era artifacts. Exhibits include American Indian and Mountain Man displays, as well as the history of the settlement of Sublette County, Wyoming.

Booking Window
Sun Jul 13 2014 - Thu Jul 09 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sat May 24 2014 Tue Sep 02 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Beach Access
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Kayaking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
  • Dock
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 24 2014 -
Sep 02 2014
GROUP PICNIC AREA $35.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.89944, -109.81889
42°53'58"N, 109°49'8"W

From U.S. 191 in Pinedale, Wyoming, travel north onto Skyline Drive. After 2.5 miles, turn left onto Forest Service Road 749. Follow the road to the left at the "Y" intersection, and continue for a half-mile to the entrance of Sandy Beach.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SANDY BEACH PICNIC AREA
PO Box 220
Pinedale  WY  82941

Phone Number:

Project Office: (307)367-4326
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