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South Pass Historic Mining Area National Park

13 Activites Phone: (307)-332-8400 Email: Lander_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 10.19 miles

This 30-square-mile area was a focal point for the discovery of gold in 1842 and the resultant 1867 gold rush that settled this part of Wyoming. By 1868, about 1,500 people lived in the District towns of South Pass and Atlantic City, but by 1872 the boom was over and the area was all but abandoned. BLM maintains 2 campgrounds and the ghost town of Miner's Delight in the area. Other attractions in ...

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National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center And Whiskey Mount Park

2 Activites Phone: (307)-332-8400 Email: joakleaf@blm.gov Distance: 12.30 miles

The Interpretive Center provides an educational wildlife experience that highlights the local Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep herd, the largest wintering Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep herd in North America. There is a small fee for admission to the Interpretive Center. The interpretive center has wheelchair-accessible parking, restrooms, and interpretive exhibits. Motor-vehicle travel is limited...

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Shoshone River Pathway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 21.82 miles

The Shoshone River Pathway is a segment in a network of trails in and around Cody, Wyoming. The Shoshone River Pathway (Stock Nature Trail) provides access to 55 acres of Bureau of Reclamation withdrawn lands managed under a Memorandum of Understanding by the city of Cody. Approximately 3/4 miles of gravel surfaced trail winds through upland and riparian vegetation communities along the scenic S...

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Popo Agie Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.31 miles

The Popo Agie Wilderness now contains a total of 101,870 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wyoming. In 1984 the Popo Agie Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...in...

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Ocean Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 36.59 miles

Ocean Lake is a feature of the PSMBP Riverton Unit. Fishing year-round with Wyoming State license. The reservoir is famous for its crappie and ling fishing. Fish species include trout, walleye, perch, bluegill, green sunfish, and crappie. Limited access via shoreline roads. Several boat ramps located at developed recreation sites around lake. Approximately 6,000 surface acres. Available services...

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Pilot Butte Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-856-3007 Distance: 38.80 miles

Pilot Butte Dam and Reservoir are part of the Riverton Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. The dam is 10 miles below the Wind River Diversion Dam and was completed in 1926. Fishing year-round with Wyoming State license. Fish species include trout, ling, and crappie. Limited shoreline access via roads. Approximately 1,000 surface acres. Available services include picnic/camping shelters...

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Lake Cameahwait National Park

7 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 47.70 miles

Also known as "Bass Lake". Fishing year-round with Wyoming State license. Fish species include trout, bass, perch, ling, bluegill, green sunfish, and crappie. Good access via shoreline roads. Approximately 80 surface acres. Available services include: picnic/camp shelters, restrooms, boat ramp, and primitive camping. No drinking water. Other activities include swimming, hiking, watchable wildlife,...

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Big Sandy Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 48.84 miles

Big Sandy Dam and Reservoir, Eden Project, are on Big Sandy Creek about 15 miles north of Farson, Wyoming. Recreation at Big Sandy Reservoir is directly managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. Information about the area can be obtained by contacting the office listed below. The site has primitive facilities and no on-site manager or law enforcement. Use at your own risk. There is no charge for b...

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Bridger Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.05 miles

The Bridger Wilderness now contains a total of 428,087 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wyoming. In 1964 the Bridger Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increa...

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Boysen Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (307)-876-2796 Distance: 51.19 miles

Boysen Dam, Reservoir, and Powerplant, features of the Boysen Unit, Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, are on the Wind River about 20 miles upstream from Thermopolis, Wyoming. Fishing open year-round with State fishing license. Fish species include trout, walleye, perch, and ling. Approximately 20,000 surface acres and 77 miles of shoreline. Good access via shoreline roads and boat ramps. Other a...

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Boulder Lake Recreation Site

6 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 54.78 miles

This campground is on the southern shore of Boulder Lake. There is access into the Bridger Wilderness here, great fishing, and plenty of big game in the fall. This is a free site with 4 rustic camping sites, a double vault toilet, barbeque grills, five picnic tables, and an undeveloped boat launch site. 14 day stay limit. This site is near historic trails. Please do not collect or damage these r...

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Castle Gardens Scenic Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-347-5100 Email: PRau@blm.gov Distance: 55.12 miles

Located at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains at an elevation of 4,500 ft the Castle Gardens rises ornately out of the badlands, a stone forest of red spires, giant toadstools and other fascinating and byzantine formations. Sage, cedar and juniper surround the geological wonderland, which includes a unique picnic area in the "bowl" of the Garden. This quiet day use area south of the lovely town of ...

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Killpecker Sand Dunes National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 58.95 miles

The Killpecker Sand Dunes Recreation area consists of the Sand Dunes Wilderness Study Area (WSA) and the Sand Dunes Open Play area (open to off-road vehicle use. Mechanized vehicles are not permitted in the WSA. Vehicles may travel over the sand in the Open Play area only on those areas where there is no vegetation. Both sections contain water features called "flockets" which are tiny unique eco...

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Fitzpatrick Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 64.05 miles

The Fitzpatrick Wilderness now contains a total of 198,525 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wyoming. In 1976 the Fitzpatrick Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (307)-877-4415 Distance: 73.88 miles

The Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway provides travellers with a rich aesthetic, cultural and historical experience, as well as views of diverse landscapes and ecosystems. It crosses the Continental Divide, and offers a route that, although well-traveled, is "off the beaten path" between Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The route provides a loop opportunity for visitors to these two famou...

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Upper Green River Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: Pinedale_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 79.59 miles

This section of the Green River is popular with wildlife enthusiasts who enjoy the many species of birds and small mammals who make this area their home. Elk and mule deer frequent the area, and kokanee salmon and trout inhabit the waters. This is cattle country- in the June, cowboys round up the thousands of cattle which graze in the area through the winter, and herd them together in what is call...

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Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

2 Activites Phone: (307)-347-5100 Email: Worland_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 80.54 miles

This is one of the finest sites for prehistoric rock art in Wyoming. 283 petroglyphs have been found here, depicting bison, elk, humans, and a flying jackrabbit. Not much is known about the people who pecked these into the rock, but it is suspected that these had shamanic significance. Nearby is another prehistoric site, Great Arrow, a stone structure that points toward the Medicine Wheel in the B...

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Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Email: seedskadee@fws.gov Distance: 83.81 miles

Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southwestern Wyoming. The name Seedskadee originated from the Shoshone Indian word "Sisk-a-dee-agie" meaning "river of the prairie hen." The 26,400-acre Refuge protects a mosaic of riparian, wetland, and upland shrub habitats along 36 miles of the Green River. The river is an oasis that bisects the vast high desert sagebrush plains of southwe...

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Fontenelle Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 84.86 miles

Fontenelle Dam, Powerplant, and Reservoir, Seedskadee Project, are located on the Green River 24 miles southeast of La Barge, Wyoming. The reservoir has a surface area of 8,000 acres. The lake is 20 miles long when full and has a shoreline of about 56 miles. Recreation management at Fontenelle Reservoir is performed by the Bureau of Land Management under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation....

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Names Hill National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 86.16 miles

This site is part of a popular shortcut, the Lander Cutoff, between the South Pass and the Snake River valleys. Over 13,000 emigrants used this route in 1859, the first year it was open. Many of them carved their names onto the "register" of the route, Names Hill, as they rested by the river after a dry walk from the Big Sandy River. The most famous name on the register is that of trapper Jim Brid...

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Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (970)-723-8202 Email: arapaho@fws.gov Distance: 86.84 miles

Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is in an isolated area 50 miles southwest of Casper and 20 miles from the small community of Alcova, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of four small units totaling 16,807 acres. These units are Sweetwater Arm, Goose Bay, DeWeese Creek, and Sage Creek. The Refuge is an important waterfowl migration stopover on the western edge of the Central Flyway. Opportuniti...

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Fontenelle Creek Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-828-4500 Email: wmierzej@blm.gov Distance: 87.79 miles

This campground is on the shores of Fontenelle Reservoir, created when the Green River was dammed. The area contains fishing and water sports within spectacular badlands. There are several historic sites from the trapping days and the western migration, like Holden Hill and Names Hill. This is a fee site with 55 campsites with toilets, pic areas, boat ramp, fishing access, fish cleaning station, ...

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Three Patches Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 88.91 miles

Three Patches is located near the top of Aspen Mountain. It is a popular local picnic area.

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Fremont Canyon Recreation Area (Pathfinder Dam) National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Email: GPwebmaster@GP.usbr.gov Distance: 91.38 miles

Located 4 miles downriver from Pathfinder Dam, North Platte Project, on the rim of the historic North Platte River canyon between Pathfinder and Alcova Reservoirs. Currently only water that is released from Pathfinder Dam and bypasses Fremont Powerplant flows past the Fremont Canyon recreation area. Interpretive signs, restroom and picnic shelter are provided. The area is also popular for rock cl...

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Pathfinder Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-235-9325 Email: GPWebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 91.38 miles

The North Platte Project extends 111 miles along the river valley from near Guernsey, Wyoming to below Bridgeport, Nebraska. Pathfinder Dam and Reservoir are part of this project. Pathfinder Dam is one of the first constructed by the Reclamation Service (now the Bureau of Reclamation). Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Pathfinder Dam is the primary historic attraction at the r...

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