Boysen State Park RV & Campground Guide


Visitors have been enjoying the lake-oriented Boysen State Park in Wyoming since it was created in 1956! The largest state park in Wyoming, it’s surrounded by the Wind River Indian Reservoir and is also home to the Boysen Reservoir, which is known as one of the best places in the state to fish for walleye and trout. The reservoir is also a great spot for water sports and swimming, and the park is full of wildlife, including deer, antelope, waterfowl and much more. If you’re considering a trip to Wyoming in the future, read on to learn why Boysen State Park is worth a stop!  

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RV Resorts & Campsites in Boysen State Park

A tent camping experience isn’t always as comfortable as you want it. But an RV with a private bathroom, stocked kitchen and cozy and warm bed to call your own is always comfortable! If you’re going to choose an RV for your camping trip, consider renting one fromRVshare.com. Finding an RV that fits all your needs, and most importantly, your budget, is simple and easy. Plus, you have access to a helpful support team should you run into any problems, and all rentals come with nationwide insurance and 24/7 roadside assistance.

Once you have found your dream RV, it’s time to find a perfect spot to park it while enjoying the state park! Boysen State Park has multiple year-round campgrounds, right on-site inside the state park. There are plenty of amenities and activities, and best of all, once you’re done enjoying water fun in the park, you don’t have to travel far to rest your head down at night! Sites fill up quickly and reservations are recommended, but there are some additional campgrounds in the area worth checking out. These include:

Wind River RV Park

Enjoy beautiful views, a great location for access to several state parks and plenty of amenities at Wind River RV Park. Located just about 40 minutes from Boysen State Park, Wind River is located near plenty of restaurants and local attractions.Water hookup: yes

Electrical hookup: yes

Sewer hookup: yes

Wifi: yes

Pet-friendly: yes

Other amenities: commercial laundromat, restrooms with private dressing rooms for each shower, picnic table and grills, meeting room, drinking water, dump station.

Eagle RV Park and Campground

Located close to the state park and the Boysen Reservoir as well as local attractions such as the Hot Springs, Eagle RV Park and Campground is a family-friendly campground. Enjoy pull-thru RV sites set under shade trees for a beautiful, tranquil setting. There are also plenty of amenities and activities inside the campground, so everyone in your group is sure to have a great, relaxing time! Rates start at $40.82.

Water hookup: yes

Electrical hookup: yes

Sewer hookup: yes

Wifi: yes

Pet-friendly: yes

Other amenities: cable TV, children’s playground, horse shoes, general store, group pavilion, laundry facilities, restrooms.

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What to Do at
Boysen State Park

Inside Boysen State Park

Love the water? Then Boysen State Park is the ideal park for you! Whether you want to take in the beautiful surroundings of Wyoming’s largest State Park, or enjoy some fun in the sun and take to the water, there are plenty of activities to enjoy. Here are some of the different options:

Water Activities – Boysen State Park is a water-centric park with 76 miles of shoreline, so there is no shortage of water activities to enjoy! The park has one designated swimming beach, located at the Brannon Campground. Boating is permitted on the reservoir and there are several boat docks and ramps located throughout the park. Water sports, including water skiing, are popular on the reservoir.

Fishing is one of the most popular water activities at Boysen, as it’s well-known for being a great spot to catch walleye and trout. Anglers can also try to snag sauger, perch, crappie, ling, rainbow, cutthroat and brown trout, largemouth bass, bluegill, stonecat, black bullhead, mountain whitefish, lake and brook trout and splake. Winter ice fishing is also available. A fishing license is required.

Wildlife Viewing – Wildlife is abundant through the entire state park, and it’s common to be able to view many of them in their natural habitat. Some of the wildlife includes deer, antelope, waterfowl, small game animals, reptile, game birds and Big Horn Sheep.

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How to Get to
Boysen State Park

Boysen State Park is located on Boysen Drive in Shoshoni, WY. For more information and directions, click here

Entering Boysen State Park

Each vehicle entering Boysen State Park requires an entrance fee.

Boysen State Park Wyoming residents : $6.0

May to September

Boysen State Park Non-residents : $9.0

May to September

Boysen State Park Wyoming residents : $4.0

October to April

Boysen State Park Non-residents : $6.0

October to April

Whether you’re ready to hit the water and fish or swim, or are just planning in wildlife viewing and perhaps some sunbathing, you’re sure to have a wonderful time at Boysen State Park! And we want to hear all about it! Shoot us a photo and some details of your trip at [email protected], or tag us in your social media posts. We may just feature your story on our blog or social media channels. Happy camping!

Frequently Asked Questions About Boysen State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Boysen State Park?

The best time of year to visit Boysen State Park varies, depending on what you’re looking for. The park is open all year round, and camping is available at the campground throughout the year.

What is the climate of Boysen State Park?

The climate in the park is typically mild and comfortable. The rain falls heavily in winter and early spring, with October being the wettest month. Summers are hot and dry, with temperatures reaching well over 30 degrees Celsius during the height of summer.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Boysen State Park?

Boysen is the home of birds and mammals, including elk, deer, coyotes, and black bears. There are also many species of smaller animals that live here as well. The park has been a significant stop for migrating geese and ducks for years.

Are pets allowed at Boysen State Park?

Yes, pets are allowed at Boysen State Park. Pets should be leashed at all times, and waste must be picked up and properly disposed of. Pets are not allowed on swimming beaches or in buildings.

Is Boysen State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Yes, Boysen State Park is fully accessible for disabled visitors. The park offers a few trails that are wheelchair accessible and have paved surfaces. The park also has restrooms, picnic areas, and a visitor center that are all fully accessible.