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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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Plans for Historic Governors' Mansion "Tinsel Through Time" Event Underway


Plans are currently underway for this year’s Wyoming Historic Governors’ Mansion annual “Tinsel Through Time: The Night Before Christmas” event featuring collections related to the poem by Clement C. Moore and holiday décor through the ages.

This year’s festivities begin with an opening reception on November 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and features entertainment and refreshments. The exhibit continues through December 23Wednesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open 9 a.m. to noonDec. 24.

Also, visit the Historic Governors’ Mansion website at wyoparks.org to RSVP for a variety of holiday events including two new “Craft in a Flash” offerings and Children’s Holiday Teas. All event are free and open to the public.

 Tinsel Through Time: The Night before Christmas is sponsored by Trader’s Shopper’s Guide, Wyoming State Parks and Visit Cheyenne.

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2301 Central Avenue, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002


Fall is a great time to visit Glendo

The leaves are changing colors, massive flocks of migratory birds are stopping over on the reservoir on their way south, and the other wildlife species have come out of hiding now that park visitation has slowed down. If you don't have a set of binoculars please stop by the park office during business hours and check-out a free birding packpack. 

The walleye fishing has been really good for the past few weeks with a few anglers reporting walleye being caught over 27 inches long. Note that the boat ramps at Reno Cove and Whiskey Gulch are the only open ramps as of October 6th. The water level in the reservoir is rising a few inches per day. 

The mountain bike trails are in great condition. Please use your best judgement during rainy weather.

Reservations are not required for camping until May and there are electrical hook-ups in Two Moon, Reno Cove, and at Sandy Beach campground. Also, if you have not taken the opportunity to stay in one of the new yurts in Two Moon Campground you may want make a reservation and come spend the night (they have heaters installed). 

Most of the water systems have been winterized, so you will need to bring  your own water or fill your tanks at the dump station. 

Take advantage of these great outdoor recreational opportunities before winter sets in at the park. 

If you have any questions call 307-735-4433. 




Wyoming Territorial Prison hosts Kids' Pumpkin Walk


September 29, 2017


Contact:  Deborah Amend, 307.745.3733, Cell:  307.760.4914, E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kids’ Pumpkin Walk

Autumn means colder temperatures, leaves turning color and time for family fun at the 8thannual Kids’ Pumpkin Walk on October 7 from 12 noon – 4 p.m. at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site. 

Admission is Free but please bring a can food item that will be donated to the local food bank.

Gather your family and friends and come enjoy an afternoon filled with outdoor fun. Although costumes are optional, your pint-sized Spiderman or Cinderella will enjoy exploring and learning.  

Parents have commented, “My family had a wonderful time and were frankly amazed at all the different activities available…Wonderful community event!” 

“We love sharing this event with the community and watching people of all ages just having fun! Pumpkin Walk encourages families and children to laugh together and experience our site in a fun and unique way.” Says Site Superintendent, Deborah Amend. 

This year’s Pumpkin Walk is filled with activities for children, ages 12 years and younger, including a straw maze for the kids to twist and turn their way through; picking the perfect pumpkin from the patch to decorate with sticker fun; hay wagon rides and Balloon Artists!

There will be games, prizes, treats, and food vendors on site.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Special thanks to our sponsors Bertha Ward Family, Laramie GM Auto Center and Wyoming Territorial Park Historic Association for making this event possible. 

Event will be held regardless of weather.  For more information contact Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site 307-745-3733, follow us on Facebook or visit www.wyomingterritorialprison.com  979 Snowy Range Rd., Laramie, WY.

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