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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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Wyoming has 28 state historic sites.
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Wyoming has over 640 miles of ORV trails and 2,585 snowmobile trails managed by a variety of agencies.
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Boysen State Park Wild West Winter Carnival on the Horizon

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             Fishermen of all ages are encouraged to get ready for the Boysen State Park Wild West Winter Carnival, January 19-21.

            Compete for cash prizes by catching the largest Trout, Walleye, Ling, Perch or Crappie. Registration is $10 per person. Anglers must have a derby registration at weigh-in.

            Weigh-in begins at 8 a.m. on Friday and ends at noon on Sunday. The weigh-in station is B & K Shoreline Stop. Awards will be presented at 2 p.m. Sunday also at the B & K Shoreline Stop.

            Anglers are reminded to obey Wyoming Game and Fish Department rules and regulations and to adhere to safe ice fishing practices.

            Sponsors of the event are: Nick’s Welding; B & K Shoreline Stop; Ameri-Gas; Central Bank and Trust; Pepsi; Riverton Rocky Mountain Discount Sports; Canyon Fish Taxidermy; Boysen Lake Marina; Inberg Miller; Lucky Five Lounge; Liquor Shed; JCC Enterprises LLC; Jim Miller, Cheyenne; Industrial Linings; Sportsman’s Warehouse; Fast Lane; North Platte Walleye Unlimited; and Boysen State Park.

            For more information, please call Kathy Blair at 307-259-7486.

 

   
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

 

State Trails Advisory Council to Meet Jan. 19 in Dubois

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A meeting of the Wyoming Trails Advisory Council will be held, January 19, at 9 a.m. at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center in Dubois, WY.

Agenda items include discussion of land use planning, approval of Recreational Trails Program and the Trails OHV Partnership grants.  

The Wyoming State Trails Advisory Council is a ten-member recreational trail advisory committee appointed by the Governor to advise the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources regarding trail policies, functions and priorities.

            Persons with questions concerning the meeting are asked to call 777-6491.

 

   
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

 

State Parks' First Day Hikes Events See Record Numbers

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Despite bitter cold temperatures through much of the state, nearly 700 people participated in this year’s Wyoming State Parks sponsored First Day Hikes event.

Sixteen New Year’s Day guided hikes and walks were held at state park and historic site venues statewide in conjunction with similar hikes held in all 50 states; a part of the America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative.

The seventh consecutive year Wyoming has offered free First Day Hikes, this year’s numbers saw 200 more participants this year than last, resulting in nearly 1,700 combined miles hiked.

Sites participating in this year’s event and the number of hikers were: Bear River, 25; Boysen, 21; Buffalo Bill, 20; Curt Gowdy, 240; Edness Kimball Wilkins, 22; Fort Bridger, 150; Fort Fetterman, 6; Fort Phil Kearny, 17; Fort Steele, 19; Guernsey, 30; Hot Springs, 12; Keyhole, 15; Medicine Lodge, 25; Sinks Canyon, 40; South Pass City, 58; and Trail End, 22.

 

   
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...