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Boysen State Park
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Boysen Reservoir
Location Fremont County, Wyoming, United States
Nearest town Shoshoni, Wyoming
Area 35,952 acres (145.49 km2)
Elevation 4,731 ft (1,442 m)
Designation Wyoming state park
Established 1956
Administrator Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails
Website Boysen State Park

Boysen State Park is a public recreation area surrounding the Boysen Reservoir, an impoundment of the north-flowing Wind River, in Fremont County, Wyoming. The state park covers more than 35,000 acres (14,000 ha) at the south end of the Owl Creek Mountains at the mouth of the Wind River Canyon.

History

The park was established in 1956 following completion of the Boysen Dam in 1951. It is named for Asmus Boysen, who built the site's first dam in 1908. Part of the original dam can still be seen.

Activities and amenities

The park offers multiple campgrounds, boat launches, and a privately operated marina. Game fish found in the reservoir include walleye, sauger, perch, crappie, ling, rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout.

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