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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 over 640 miles of ORV trails and 2,585 snowmobile trails managed by a variety of agencies.
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News & Updates

Historic Governors' Mansion Egg Hunt scheduled April 20


The Wyoming Historic Governors’ Mansion hosts the Ninth Annual Egg Hunt April 20 beginning at 9 a.m.

For children ages 2-4, the Egg Hunt features more than 1,200 eggs “hidden” on the Mansion grounds. Each egg is stuffed with a fun educational fact about the history of the MansioHGM2013-Egg-Huntn and Wyoming’s First Families as well as treats galore.

Children and their parents are encouraged to arrive early as the event is free and the eggs go fast. Ribbons are cut at 9 a.m. sharp.

The event is weather dependent. Please call the Historic Governors’ Mansion at 307-777-7878 for more information.

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Wyoming State Parks Supported Public Land Bill Passes


Legacy Public Land Bill Passes


The U.S. House recently passed the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47), including the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).

This Act ensures the enhancement of recreational opportunities in Wyoming through continued federal funding.

“The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources has been working with our congressional delegation for more than ten years on this process to ensure equal funding would come back to the states and to make certain this vital program would continue.” said Domenic Bravo, Administrator for WY State Parks and the Outdoor Recreation Office.  “The passage of this bill will provide much needed funding for construction and maintenance of outdoor recreation facilities statewide and improved access for the public across the board.”

This legislation provides many improvement opportunities for sportsmen, the shooting sport industry, and conservation, while not harming our very important energy extraction industry and agricultural industries.  It is monumental having this protection for wildlife corridors, clean water, public land access, and the thousands of jobs and billions of dollars that flow into our local economies.  

Since 1965, the LWCF has redirected $3.9 billion in oil and gas leasing royalties to fund more than 40,000 projects across the country, according to the Department of the Interior. More than $70 million (including match) has been spent across Wyoming from the LWCF-state assistance program.  This has built ballparks, playgrounds, swimming pools, greenways and so much more across our great state.

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Winter Happenings at the Mansion

With spring quickly approaching, staff at the Historic Governors' Mansion are staying busy with planning for upcoming projects and events! We are still operating under our winter hours, in which we're open Wednesday through Saturday 9am to 5pm. We are open on Tuesday's by appointment only. So if you're going through town and want to see us give us a call! 

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