The boat docks at the Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area and at Monument Point have been pulled out of Lake DeSmet for the season. We’ll let you know when they are back in next spring.
The Mikesell-Potts Recreation Area is a county owned facility located on the south shore of Lake DeSmet 8 miles north of Buffalo, WY off exit 51 of I90.
Camping is available on a first come/first serve basis at this site.
- Over 60 overnight camping spots ($10 per night)
- 8 camping sites with electricity ($15 per night)
Available at no charge:
- 2 boat ramps
- Picnic areas for day use at beach area on south side
- 4 restrooms (1 open year round) side.
Overnight camping fees are paid on the “honor ” system. Fees are $15 per night for sites with electricity and $10 per night for sites without electricity.
Reservations are not accepted. There are no potable water or dump stations available at this facility. If you have questions, please call 307-684-2262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Per Mikesell/Potts Regulations, “Commercial solicitation may be allowed in designated areas by written permission from the Mikesell/Potts Recreation Area Supervisor. An administrative fee may be assessed. Such fee shall be set annually and are available at the Mikesell/Potts website at www.johnsoncountywyoming.org under the Mikesell/Potts Department tab or at the Mikesell/Potts Office at 325 Butte Street, Buffalo, WY.”
If you are interested in requesting permission please submit a letter of request stating your name, contact information, business name, nature of business and dates you are requesting permission to sell your product at Mikesell/Potts to Mikesell/Potts Recreation Area, Attention: Supervisor, 325 Butte Street, Buffalo, WY 82834 or via email at email@example.com. A fee of $25 is required for this permit. If you have questions please contact us at 307-684-2262.