Wyoming May 15, 2019
One Of America’s Deepest Lakes Is Right Here In The Heart Of Wyoming
Wyoming is home to so many stunning natural wonders, and sometimes it’s hard to believe all this beauty is in one place. Most people know about Wyoming’s largest lake, the enormous Yellowstone Lake, but did you know that our second largest lake is one of the deepest you’ll ever see? Read more about Fremont Lake, one of the state’s treasures, below.
Fremont Lake is Wyoming's second largest lake, and it's one of the deepest lakes in the entire country.
The lake is over 11 miles long, and 600 feet deep in some spots, making it the 7th deepest lake in America.
Fremont Lake was once a stop along the Oregon Trail, and today it still represents the freedom of the wild West.
The lake is named after Oregon Trail surveyor John C. Fremont, who mapped the area in 1842. For hundreds of years, the lake has been an important destination for local tribes and for the settlers that moved into the region.
There are dozens of ways to enjoy this beautiful lake that was carved by glaciers millions of years ago. Hiking trails take you up and around the lake, offering sweeping panoramic views.
The Wind River Range offers both front country and backcountry camping, and nearby campgrounds rent cabins and electric sites for trailers. Any adventurer will find fun things to do in the area.
You can also head out on a fishing expedition or a scenic cruise! The lake is perfect for anglers and other boating enthusiasts.
You can rent boats, paddleboards, and paddle boats at Lakeside Lodge on the southern end of Fremont Lake.
Fremont Lake and the Wind River Range are truly a treasure here in Wyoming, and everyone should make time to explore this beautiful natural wonder.
The nearby town of Pinedale makes for a perfect place to spend a weekend. Whether you want to fish, hike, camp, or just relax by the prettiest lake around, you'll find your paradise here.
Address: 99 Forest service Road, Pinedale, WY, 82941
For more about Pinedale, read
This Mountainside Town In Wyoming Is An Undiscovered Paradise.