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Located 4 miles east of the town of Tensleep
on Highway 16.

     Nestled on the west slope of the Big Horn Mountains, the Wigwam Complex comprises of steep canyon walls, springs and creeks and tall cottonwoods.  The scenery at the facility is beautiful!
     Some of the eggs taken from the Wigwam facility are hatched at Ten Sleep Hatchery just 5 miles east. Wigwam Rearing Station supports one of the largest trout spawning operations in the state.

     The water at Wigwam is supplied by natural springs and a well. Over 3.5 million gallons per day at a temperature of 50 degrees F are supplied at Wigwam.  Some of the fish species reared at the complex include rainbow, Yellowstone Cutthroat, Snake River Cutthroat and brood stocks of Kamloops Rainbow and Snake River Cutthroat.
     Trout fishing is available on Ten Sleep Creek.


Wigwam Rearing Station
2420 Highway 16 East
Tensleep, Wyoming 82442
(307) 366-2217

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Last Modified: March 1, 2002