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Nobody on the beach this weekday...

Sunny late summer day returning from the eclipse in Caspar, we FINALLY stopped at Lake DeSmet for a... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Liz H
Billings, Montana
Great lake for outings

I take my sons fishing here every year, and though we shoreline fish, boat fishing would be better... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2017
Adam O
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Sep 18, 2017
“Nobody on the beach this weekday...”
Apr 26, 2017
“Great lake for outings”
Interstate 90, Buffalo, WY
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Sunny late summer day returning from the eclipse in Caspar, we FINALLY stopped at Lake DeSmet for a dip and picnic lunch. I like to swim and the bouy's are well spread to keep boating out. Water lovely in August. Though the Lake was plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Liz H
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I take my sons fishing here every year, and though we shoreline fish, boat fishing would be better. There isn't a ton of shoreline where you can fish and not be entangled by rocks in the water or small cliffs. Camping here in July is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Adam O
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Great from sun up to sun down.. From the interstate the see the first view and that only gets Better as you close in the the nice camping areas, walking paths, boat ramps, fishing, picnic areas, scuba diving, winter ice fishing and much more. Oh...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank ronsU7274GQ
Reviewed September 14, 2016

It's a nice lake. Not the most beautiful but decent size and possibility to camp there. I have been several times and we always enjoyed.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't call this a hidden jewel, but it is a nice and relatively quiet spot to camp. There are plenty of pull through and back in spots available. It is a fairly busy spot on the weekend. There is an RV Park just up...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Took my vintage camper and my two teen daughters for an October weekend camping at Lake Desmet. Beautiful Wyoming lake with many camping options. There are 8 RV spots with electricity, and many more with no hook-ups. No water or sewage hookups. We chose one...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank misty_bee_Wyo
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Our son had a soccer tournament in Big Horn between Buffalo and Sheridan and every hotel was booked and cost $150+, plus the KOA was expensive and full. My wife found this location and was able to get a spot for $15 (with 30amps). Keep...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Shaun N Megan P
Reviewed July 13, 2015

We enjoyed our kayaking around Lake DeSmet. We found it by accident, right along the highway. There was easy access to the lake and very few boats. A nice break during a road trip.

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lake DeSmet has long been a favorite spot for us to boat, fish and camp. They've recently upgraded and leveled more primative camp ($10) spots, and some sites now have electric ($15). Skiing, swimming, and boating (sailboats-power boats) is popular, but bank (trout) fishing can...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank bd W
Reviewed June 15, 2014

What a lovely setting for the sunset! It is most unusual to have such a large lake in the glacial hills of Wyoming. Very peaceful and scenic in early summer--only saw one other small group when we were there.

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank victoria s
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Pat N
June 28, 2016|
Response from misty_bee_Wyo | Reviewed this property |
Take exit 51 off of I-90 -it's 8 miles north of Buffalo, WY. Exit 51 is marked Lake Desmet -you can't miss it :)