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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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Sinks Canyon State Park Program Examines Everything Big Horn Sheep

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Enjoy an evening program devoted to everything Big Horn Sheep, July 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Sinks Canyon State Park Sawmill Shelter. This is a free event.

Sinks Canyon State Park and the National Bighorn Sheep Center provides an opportunity to learn about bighorn basics and their relationship to Sinks Canyon.

See and touch a real bighorn sheep skull and skin!

For more information, please call 307-332-3077.

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Biologist to Discuss Fisheries Management at BBSP Presentation

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Jason Burckhardt, a Game and Fish Department biologist, presents a program on the management of the Buffalo Bill Reservoir and North Fork Shoshone River fisheries, July 30, from 6 to 7 p.m.

The presentation will take place at the Buffalo Bill State Park Shreve Lodge.

Burckhardt will talk about management of these two high profile fisheries (trout and walleye) and discuss the recent research the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has been conducting in collaboration with other researchers.

He's been a fisheries biologist with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in Cody for the past 17 years and these two fisheries have been some of his primary management responsibilities.

Burckhardt has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Truman State University (Missouri) and a Master’s Degree in Zoology and Physiology with an emphasis in Fisheries from the University of Wyoming.

Contact Buffalo Bill State Park at 307-587-9227 for additional information.

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Registration Underway for Buffalo Bill State Park Youth Fishing Derby

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Registration is underway for the Buffalo Bill State Park Youth Fishing Derby scheduled for August 10.

Kids one to 13 are invited to participate in this fun and free event. Registration forms are available at the fee booth and park office until August 10. Your registration is your free entry onto the park.

Fishing begins at 8 a.m. lasting until 4 p.m. when the anglers and their parents are invited to meet at the Sheep Mountain Day Use Area for prizes and refreshments.

A fish mount drawing from Canyon Fish Taxidermy will be held for game fish only. Do not gut, place fish on ice to enter drawing.

Fishing event boundaries are Buffalo Bill Reservoir and surrounding areas. This event is not a competition for length or numbers; fun only.

Other sponsors of the event are Pepsi of Powell, Y-Tex, Whitlock Motors, North Platte Walleye Unlimited, Big Horn Food Services, Bomgaars, Dairy Queen, Park County Library, Big Horn Basin Boat Club, Park County S&R, Treasured Memories, Park County Sheriff’s Office, Wyoming Game and Fish, Shoshone Back Country Horsemen, Majestic Lube-Cody, Wyoming Women on the Fly and Pawnee Irrigation.

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