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Cook Lake Recreation Area, Wyoming
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Description: 4800ft elevation. 32 camp sites, half on Cook Lake, and half in a cool pine forest. A hike to Warren Peak Lookout Tower makes a scenic day trip. There is boat carry-down access here for small watercraft. The lake is stocked with trout, catfish, and sunfish, and there is a wheelchair accessible pier. Popular activities include hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Picnicing at the day use area. Wheelchair accessible fishing pier. A hiking trail circles the lake, wildlife viewing while hiking. Hiking and biking on the trails. Snowmobiling in winter.

Location: From Sundance, WY, take US 14 west or exit 185 off Interstate 90 to US 14 west, for 1.4 miles to Cook Lake Recreation Area sign at Forest Route 838. Turn right onto FR 838 and go 12.9 miles to FR 843. Turn right and go 5.4 miles to another Cook Lake Recreation Area sign on FR 842. Turn left and go 1.1 miles to campground. Alternately, you can take I-90 exit 199 (Hwy. 111) to Forest Road 843.   Latitude: 44.59472   Longitude: -104.40861

Address: Bearlodge Ranger District
Black Hills National Forest
101 South 21st Street PO Box 680
Sundance, WY  82729
Phone: 307-283-1361

Season: year round

Fee: $15-$17/night in season;$10/night off season

Reservations: tel: 1-877-444-6777  |  link: www.recreation.gov
Activities
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability
 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability  An A for Accessible indicates the service or facility is accessible to people with disabilities
 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: No trailers longer than 45 feet. Electric boat motors only in Cook Lake.
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