About Sandy Beach Picnic Area
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, Wyomings 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.
USDA Forest Service
Sandy Beach Picnic Area is located in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming
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.
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