©

Shoshoni trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Shoshoni

Trip Planner USA  /  Wyoming  /  Shoshoni
Shoshoni is a town in Fremont County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 649 at the 2010 census. The town is named for the Shoshone tribe of Native Americans, most of whom live on the nearby Wind River Indian Reservation. Although the word is generally spelled 'Shoshone', it is pronounced phonetically as 'Shoshoni'.Geography and climateShoshoni is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.58sqmi, all of it land.Shoshoni has a continental arid desert climate and is, some years, the driest town in the entire Mountain Time Zone; occasionally it receives less than 4 inches of rainfall annually.Shoshoni's closest body of water is Boysen Reservoir which is also the confluence of the Wind River, Badwater Creek and Poison Creek. As the water exits the dam it becomes the Big Horn River.HistoryEstablished as a railroad and mining town, Shoshoni lies at the intersection of U.S. Routes 20 and 26, which together were formerly known as the "Yellowstone Highway." Shoshoni has a dramatic increase in visitors in the summer, when roads to Yellowstone National Park are open. Visitors also stop to camp and fish at nearby Boysen Reservoir and the surrounding Boysen State Park. Anglers participate in fishing derbies at the reservoir, including an ice fishing derby in the winter.
Shoshoni is in Wyoming (WY). Find what you're looking for from your Shoshoni holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy United States driving holiday site .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Shoshoni

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Shoshoni

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Sorry, www.visittheusa.com does not currently offer accommodation in Shoshoni

Recently planned trips to Wyoming

23 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDONESIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 35 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Western US BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM BOLIVIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 45 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans