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Bear River State Park is a day use only park comprised of 324 acres. It is home to small herds of bison and elk and boasts several miles of both paved and packed gravel trails. The Bear River State Park Visitor Center is home to numerous wildlife displays that showcase Wyoming’s impressive array of wildlife. It also provides visitors with State of Wyoming tourism information.

Bear River State Park to Hold Viewing of Disney Film "Moana," May 24


The first of several family friendly movies will be shown at 8 p.m., May 24 at the Rendezvous Area of Bear River State Park in Evanston. A showing of “Moana” will be the first of five movies shown this summer.

Movies rated G or PG will be shown on an inflatable movie screen. Bring a blanket of lawn chair and enjoy a relaxing evening along the banks of the Bear River. The movies will be show weather permitting.

Other movies and dates scheduled at Bear River State park are: June 28, “Finding Nemo;” July 26, “How to Train Your Dragon;” August 23, TBD; and September 27, “Despicable Me.”

For more information, please call Bear River State Park at 307-789-6547.


Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails
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Bear River State Park is open year-round!  Check out our hours of operation to find a great time to come visit!




Park Hours:

  • October 1st - April 30th: 8am to 8pm, 7 days per week
  • May 1st - September 30th: 8am to 10pm, 7 days per week 

Visitor Center Hours:

  • 8am to 5pm, 7 days per week (except a few winter holidays)
  • Closed for lunch during the winter months (usually from 1pm to 2pm)

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