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Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)
 
National Association Of State Park Directors
Wyoming State Parks
Historic Sites & Trails
Barrett Building, 4th floor
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-6323

Edness K. Wilkins State Park

 


Amenities/Activities

Beach Bird Watching
Boat Dock/Ramp Boating
Drinking Water Fishing
Fishing Pier ADA Group Picnic Shelter
Picnic Area Playground
Restrooms River Access
Trails Trails ADA

Fees

Resident
Daily Use
• parks - $4.00
• historic sites - $2.00
• annual - $33.00

Non-resident
Daily Use
• parks - $6.00
• historic site - $4.00
• annual - $53.00
Overnight Camping
Not allowed.

Additional Vehicle Permit
- $7.00

First Day Hikes

January 1, 2015

We will host two walks. One will be wheelchair accessible and the other will be on natural surface on the nature trail. Each hike will be 2 miles. Hikes will begin at 10:00 am

About Edness K. Wilkins State Park

Edness K. Wilkins is a serene day-use park for families, nature lovers and those looking for solitude they can enjoy. The huge old cottonwoods, as they cast reflections on the historic North Platte River, lend shade to visitors. The North Platte River provides a natural habitat for a variety of wildlife, and for fishing, canoeing and rafting. Today, a visitor can utilize picnic tables, grills, group shelters, playgrounds and a launching ramp for canoes or rafts. A universally accessible fishing pier, the only one like it in the state, has become one of the finest amenities provided to visitors. An additional 2.8 miles of accessible hard-surfaced paths provide visitors with an opportunity to view some of the finest wildlife in the area. Anglers can try their fishing luck in the North Platte River. Swimmers can take a refreshing dip at the park swimming area. Bird watching enthusiasts can wile away the hours searching for yellow warblers, cedar waxwings, downy woodpeckers, and dozens of other species. One birder counted 40 different species of birds on a summer outing.