Wheatland Reservoir # 1

Open year round

Please review the general regulations. Limited to easement area marked with signs No Hunting or shooting of firearms, 5 day camping limit, Access road and parking not plowed during winter. No Fireworks

Fishing, Camping, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

Comfort Station, Boat Ramp, Boat Dock

Laramie Regional Office
1212 S. Adams St.
Laramie WY 82070

(307) 745-4046

Commonly Found Species

Big and Trophy Game in this Area
Below are specific Big and Trophy Game species commonly found within this River area.
Fish Species in this Area
Below are specific Fish species commonly found within this River area.
  • Black Crappie
  • Channel Catfish
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Walleye
  • Yellow Perch
Small game and Birds in this Area
Below are specific Small game species commonly found within this River area.
Wheatland Reservoir #1 PAA is located six miles southwest of Wheatland. Wheatland Reservoir #1 is a private reservoir built for storage of irrigation water for agriculture purposes. The Wheatland Irrigation District provides public access to the reservoir through an agreement with the Wyoming game and Fish Commission. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department manages the Public Access Area and fishery in cooperation with the Wheatland Irrigation District. Water for the reservoir is diverted from the Laramie River below Wheatland Reservoir #2 at the Tunnel diversion. Provided for public use are three developed parking areas with well-maintained comfort stations, two concrete boat ramps, with boat docks that are handicap-accessible provide access for fishing on the 280-acre reservoir. The reservoir provides a well established quality fishing for walleye, yellow perch, channel catfish smallmouth bass, and black crappie. No hunting is allowed at Wheatland Reservoir #1.