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Grayrocks Reservoir, Wyoming

Free Public Boating & Watersport Activities

Grayrocks Reservoir, located in southeastern Wyoming, is a serene and picturesque lake surrounded by rolling hills and expansive grasslands. Situated near the town of Guernsey, this reservoir offers a delightful retreat for outdoor enthusiasts and boaters seeking a tranquil escape.

Nearby attractions add to the allure of Grayrocks Reservoir. The historic Oregon Trail, a significant part of American history, runs nearby, providing an opportunity for visitors to explore and learn about the pioneering spirit of the past.

Boating on Grayrocks Reservoir is a popular activity, with its calm waters and scenic beauty offering a perfect setting for leisurely boating and water-based adventures. Boaters can take in the idyllic views and immerse themselves in the natural surroundings as they navigate the reservoir's pristine waters.

While Grayrocks Reservoir does not have marinas, nearby facilities in the town of Guernsey provide essential services and amenities for boaters, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable boating experience.

Water sports enthusiasts can partake in various activities on the reservoir, including water skiing, tubing, and wakeboarding, adding an element of excitement to their time on the water.

A boat launch ramp is conveniently located at Grayrocks Reservoir, offering easy access for boaters to launch their vessels and embark on their boating adventures.

For those without their watercraft, rental boats are available, providing an accessible option for visitors to explore the beauty of Grayrocks Reservoir and create cherished memories on its tranquil waters.

The nearby town of Guernsey serves as a gateway to Grayrocks Reservoir, providing easy access for locals and visitors alike, making it a popular destination for boating and outdoor enthusiasts seeking a refreshing escape.

The boating season at Grayrocks Reservoir typically spans from late spring to early fall, offering ample opportunities for boaters to enjoy the lake's serene waters and scenic surroundings during the warmer months.

Fishing is another highlight of Grayrocks Reservoir, attracting anglers with its abundant populations of walleye, catfish, and other fish species, providing an excellent setting for a rewarding and peaceful fishing experience.

Camping facilities are available near Grayrocks Reservoir, allowing visitors to extend their stay and immerse themselves fully in the natural beauty of the area while enjoying a peaceful camping experience under the starlit skies of Wyoming's vast wilderness.

Boating, camping and fishing.

The Laramie River is backed up by Grayrocks Dam to create Grayrocks Reservoir, aka Grayrocks Lake, an 1,800-acre boating lake in east-central WY. Primitive boat launching is also available. Other services, stores, RV parks, lodging and restaurants are within 10 miles of the lake at the nearby towns of Gurnsey, Fort Laramie and Wheatland. More than 20 miles of shoreline are available to explore form a boat, kayak or canoe. Several miles of shoreline along the south side of the lake are accessible for for both tent and RV camping (no hookups) and fishing from the bank. Year round fishing can be quite good at times as the lake does not get excessive pressure. Bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, perch and muskie all reside here.

Area Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Camping: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

Camping

Chuck Wagon RV Park - 307 837-2828

Larson Park Campground - 307 836-2255

Grayrocks Lake Map

Fishing

Fish species found in Grayrocks Reservoir include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, yellow perch and tiger muskie.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Yellow Perch Tiger muskie

Click here for a WY Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Wyoming Game & Fish Department
307 777-4600

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