Fitzpatrick Wilderness Area in Wyoming

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Fitzpatrick Wilderness

At the southern end of the Shoshone National Forest, the Fitzpatrick Wilderness begins just below the town of Dubois, Wyoming and extends into the Wind River Mountain Range.

What can I see and do in the Fitzpatrick Wilderness?

  • Gannett Peak:
    The highest mountain in Wyoming sits in the Wind River Range within the Fitzpatrick Wilderness.
  • Torrey and Trail Lakes:
    Just outside of the wilderness area near Dubois, Torrey and Trail Lakes welcome boaters and anglers.
  • Ross Lake Trail:
    A great day hike starts at Torrey Lake Trailhead and follows a ridge around Whiskey Mountain to Ross Lake. It's an out and back trail at almost 13 miles total.

Where is the Fitzpatrick Wilderness?

Towards the southern end of the Shoshone National Forest, the Fitzpatrick Wilderness begins just south of Dubois and encompasses some of the higher peaks of the Wind River Range. The primary access point of to the Fitzpatrick Wilderness is at the Trail Lake Trailhead near Dubois.

Who can I call if I have more questions?

Contact the Shoshone National Forest at (307)527-6241.

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