Pathfinder Reservoir

General Information 

Pathfinder Reservoir is located on the North Platte River 47 miles southwest of Casper. You can access Pathfinder Reservoir from US 220 via County Roads 408 or 410.  Pathfinder Reservoir is about 10 minutes drive from Alcova Reservoir. Pathfinder is known for its blue ribbon fishing and hosting the HAWG Ice Fishing Derby every year. The Pathfinder interpretive  trail is a 1.7-mile trail that can be accessed from the dam. Map of Pathfinder Reservoir (PDF).

Please be aware that weather can change rapidly at the Pathfinder Reservoir. Water levels also change day to day and throughout the year.  


Pathfinder Reservoir has five first come, first served campgrounds and two reservable group shelters. Pathfinder offers a marina, water fill station, dump station, and multiple boat ramps.