Mirror Lake Picnic & Fishing Site

Area Status: Open
Mirror Lake Picnic and Fishing Site

Mirror Lake is a popular picnic and fishing stop on the Snowy Range Highway. The site offers 15 picnic tables with scenic views near the base of Medicine Bow Peak. It provides lakeside access for fishing and a short easy walking trail to the West Lake Marie Trailhead. Other popular hiking trails in the area include the Medicine Bow Peak, Lake Marie Falls, Lakes Trail and Miners Cabin Trails. This site should not be missed if you are traveling along the Snowy Range Scenic Byway. No services mid-September thru June.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open late-June through October, weather permitting.
Reservations: First come, first served.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Saratoga, WY
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Information Center: Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District
(307) 326-5258
2171 Highway 130
Saratoga, WY 82331

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Mirror Lake and Lake Marie are two of several popular fishing destination in the Snowy Range. Both lakes are similar in size at 26 acres, water depths (50 feet and 40 feet respectively), and are annually stocked by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD). Fish species present in both lakes include brook trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout and Splake (hybrid between a male brook trout and female lake trout).

Internal-combustion motors and the use of live-bait fish are prohibited. For additional information on boating and fishing regulations, contact the WGFD in Cheyenne or Laramie.



Picnic tables: 15 total: 8 in group picnic shelter; 3 in upper loop; 3 around lake; 1 near lower toilet

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