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Welcome to Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, & Trails

Finding your perfect vacation spot has never been easier!

Mountain bikes, boats and fishing poles are really just toys for grown-ups; so go be a kid again. After all, we've got plenty of trails for getting mud on those tires, including those in Guernsey, Buffalo Bill and Curt Gowdy State Parks.

If making a splash is more your style, we've got space for water sports and fishing at our many reservoirs . Once you're done playing, soak those bones in the therapeutic mineral water at Hot Springs State Park. 

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Ft. Fetterman hosts old-fashioned July 4 celebration

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June 26, 2017

Contact: Mel Glover, 307-358-9288

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

            Experience an old-fashioned Independence Day celebration during the Fort Fetterman Days celebration near Douglas, July 4.

            The celebration begins with a 5k cross-country run at 7 a.m. followed at 8 a.m. with a flag dedication, flag raising and free pancake breakfast.

            Other events during the celebration include living history demonstrations, a frontier gambler, cemetery tours, old-fashioned children’s games, wagon rides, craft and food vendors and a day of family fun.

Fort Fetterman was completed in July of 1867. It contained quarters for 300 enlisted men and the necessary officers.

Included in the fort were a hospital with 15 beds, stables for 50 horses, a corral capable of holding 50 six-mule wagons and their teams, an ice-house, a root-house, a granary, a bake house, blacksmith shops, sawmills, a saddle shop, a paint shop, and laundresses’ quarters.

            Today visitors can walk the historic grounds and tour the restored officers’ quarters and ordnance warehouse. A gazebo overlooks the North Platte River, allowing one a place to ponder just how much life in Wyoming has changed over the last 150 years.

The military abandoned the Fort in 1882. It persisted for a time as Fetterman City, but declined rapidly when Douglas was established 11 miles away with the arrival of the railroad in 1886.

Come experience this fascinating piece of Wyoming history for yourself this Independence Day!

Fort Fetterman State Historic Site is located at 752 State Hwy. 93 near Douglas, Wyo.

 

For more information, call Mel Glover at 307-358-9288

   
Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails
A Division of Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources
2301 Central Avenue, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-6323www.wyoparks.org

 

Ft. Bridger State Park hosts July 4 Kids Extreme Day

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June 26, 2017

Contact: Fort Bridger, 307-782-3842

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

            Celebrate Independence Day with some good old-fashioned family fun during the 8th Annual Fort Bridger 4th of July Kids Extreme Day beginning at 11 a.m.

            Enjoy the annual 4th of July parade as it travels through Fort Bridger State Historic Site and stay for the many games and activities all about the solar eclipse with added prizes and refreshments.

The games include an Eclipse Obstacle Course, Eclipse Investigation, and Eclipse Scavenger Hunt featuring $500 in coin prizes sponsored by 1st Bank.

The day’s events are free and everyone is welcome. For more information please call 307-782-3842.

   
Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails
A Division of Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources
2301 Central Avenue, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-6323www.wyoparks.org

 

Portion of Boysen's Tough Creek Campground closed due to high water

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June 21, 2017

Contact: John Bass, 307-876-2796

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

            High water due to recent snow melt runoff in the Wind River has resulted in the closure of campsites at the Boysen State Park Tough Creek Campground.

            All campsites west of the Tough Creek Campground parking lot are closed until further notice.

            This is currently the only closure at Boysen State Park at this time.

            For more information, please call 307-876-2796.

   
Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails
A Division of Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources
2301 Central Avenue, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-6323www.wyoparks.org

 

Wyoming State Parks & Historic sites offer over 40 different Activities & Amenities. Including: fishing, camping, biking, boating...