Washakie Wilderness

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Washakie Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Washakie Wilderness
Map showing the location of Washakie Wilderness
Location Park / Fremont / Hot Springs counties, Wyoming, USA
Nearest city Cody, WY
Coordinates 44°25′N 109°56′W / 44.417°N 109.933°W / 44.417; -109.933Coordinates: 44°25′N 109°56′W / 44.417°N 109.933°W / 44.417; -109.933
Area 704,274 acres (2,850 km2)
Established 1964
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

The Washakie Wilderness is located in Shoshone National Forest in the U.S. state of Wyoming.

U.S. Wilderness Areas do not allow motorized or mechanized vehicles, including bicycles. Although camping and fishing are allowed with proper permit, no roads or buildings are constructed and there is also no logging or mining, in compliance with the 1964 Wilderness Act. Wilderness areas within National Forests and Bureau of Land Management areas also allow hunting in season.

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