Shell Reservoir Camping Area


photo overlooking shell reservoir

Fishing is allowed year-round, ice usually clears around early June. This fishery is comprised mainly of Brook trout, which are maintained by natural reproduction.

At a Glance

Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: 14 day stay limit, Pack It In, Pack It Out
Closest Towns: Shell, WY
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet, Pit Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Medicine Wheel Ranger District

General Information


From Shell, WY, east on Hwy 14 to Forest System Road (FSR) 17, the turn on to FSR 271.  Four wheel drive is highly recommended.

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