Sandy Beach Picnic Area

Pinedale, Wyoming

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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