Lily Lake Wyoming Fishing, Camping, Boating

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Lily Lake

For a great lake to fish, try Lily Lake near Cody, Wyoming for a scenic view, plenty of fish and the opportunity to get out there on canoes or float-tubes. Read More

  • Fish Lily Lake for beautiful scenery and plenty of fish
  • Not far from Cody, Wyoming
  • Fishing is best here in summer or early fall
  • Get out on the lake on a canoe or float tube
  • Hook some rainbow, brook trout or Arctic grayling

Overview of Location

Lily Lake is a gem of a lake in the Clarks Fork Ranger District, not far from Cody, Wyoming. It’s worth a trip to wet a line and see what you can catch. The Beartooth Mountains as a backdrop is breathtaking, and the fresh air is invigorating.

Type of waterway

Lily Lake contains good populations of rainbow trout and arctic grayling. Although motorboats aren’t allowed on the lake, you can get out for the larger fish on a canoe or tube. The surrounds are beautiful and give you some private time alone with nature.

Fishing seasons

Lily Lake is at a fairly high elevation, thus receives a lot of snow. Many lakes are ice covered into June. The best time to come is in the summer or early fall.

Most common fish species

On Lily Lake you can catch rainbow and brook trout and Arctic grayling.

Directions for accessing Lily Lake

Getting to any of the lakes on the Beartooth Pass All-American Road (US Highway 212) is easy. Lily Lake is no exception. Simply head out of Cody, Wyoming on Highway 120, staying left on Highway 296. When you reach US 212, turn right and drive five miles to Lily Lake Road.

Check out your options below on getting a guided fishing trip in this area. You will find that the experience and knowledge of a guide helps make it a profitable trip.