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Goldeneye Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 5.81 miles

Recreation facilities at this day-use site include a 1-mile graveled access road, a graveled parking area for 130 vehicles, a boat-launch ramp, a two-unit vault toilet, and informational signs. Some wind surfing occurs on the reservoir. The site offers good trout and walleye fishing, and the area also attracts antelope and waterfowl.

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Bessemer Bend National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 19.33 miles

The distinctive Red Buttes stand above Bessemer Bend, the last fording site on the North Platte River on the Mormon Trail. When early emigrants tried to capitalize on the commercial potential of the Mormon trail, they established toll ferries and bridges across the North Platte River. Bessemer Bend, located upstream, became a favorite free crossing because when the water was low. It was also the e...

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National Historic Trails Interpretive Center Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7700 Email: trailscenter_wy@blm.gov Distance: 24.70 miles

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is a cooperative partnership between BLM, the National Historic Trails Center Foundation and the City of Casper. The Trails Center interprets the significant role of the area's historic trails in the history of the United States, and seeks to promote public understanding of both America's western Native Cultures and historic westward expansion while...

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National Historic Trails, Wy. Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7700 Email: trailscenter_wy@blm.gov Distance: 24.77 miles

The Oregon Trail Corridor includes the Oregon, Mormon Pioneer, California, and Pony Express Trails. This corridor of overland routes was created by more than 350,000 emigrants as they traveled west. The year 1843 is recognized as the start of the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri; the trail is marked with hundreds of sites emblematic of the courage and hope of the people who traveled it. Th...

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Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (307)-877-4415 Distance: 25.55 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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Gray Reef Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (307)-235-9325 Email: GPwebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 28.40 miles

Gray Reef Dam, Glendo Unit, PSMBP, is on the North Platte River about 27 miles southwest of Casper, Wyoming and 2 miles downstream from Alcova Dam. Although the reservoir has a total capacity of 1,800 acre-feet with a surface area of 182 acres, under its prescribed function as a reregulating reservoir, the water surface elevation of Gray Reef fluctuates widely from nearly full to nearly empty on ...

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Alcova Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-235-9325 Email: mandersen@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 29.20 miles

Alcova Dam and Powerplant, features of the Kendrick Project, are on the North Platte River about 30 miles from Casper, Wyoming. The Alcova Reservoir covers 2,470 surface acres. Facilities include 6 campgrounds, 8 boat ramps, interpretive trail and marina concession. Available fish species include brown trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and walleye. Rainbow and brown trout are stocked annu...

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Muddy Mountain Recreation Area And Education Center National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 33.94 miles

The 1,260-acre Muddy Mountain Environmental Education Area (EEA) is a popular recreation area south of Casper. There is a two-mile interpretive nature trail that connects the Lodgepole and Rim campgrounds with 28 interpretive signs and is handicap accessible. Two overlooks located on the trail provide a unique view of the valley below. Several vault toilets are located throughtout the area. Some t...

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Fremont Canyon Recreation Area (Pathfinder Dam) National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Email: GPwebmaster@GP.usbr.gov Distance: 34.52 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: 34.52 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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Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (970)-723-8202 Email: arapaho@fws.gov Distance: 38.27 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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Castle Gardens Scenic Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-347-5100 Email: PRau@blm.gov Distance: 40.73 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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Kortes Reservoir/Miracle Mile Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 54.87 miles

Kortes Dam reservoir is located in a narrow canyon below Seminoe Dam. No boat ramp available due to frequent water surges from Seminoe Dam. The Miracle Mile Area extends downstream approximately 5.5 miles from the bottom of Kortes Dam to the boundary of the southern management unit of the Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge. Eleven primitive camping areas in the Miracle Mile. Available species inc...

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Seminoe Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (307)-320-3013 Distance: 56.24 miles

The Seminoe Dam and Powerplant are on the North Platte River about 72 miles southwest of Casper, Wyoming. The Seminoe Reservoir, a major feature of the Kendrick Project, provides storage capacity for water to irrigate project lands.Recreation managed for the Bureau of Reclamation by Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites. Seminoe State Park provides 3 campgrounds and 3 boat ramps. Available speci...

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Boysen Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (307)-876-2796 Distance: 73.66 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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Lake Cameahwait National Park

7 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 76.56 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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Medicine Bow-Routt Nfs & Thunder Basin Ng National Park

16 Activites Email: r2_mbr_vis@fs.fed.us Distance: 80.11 miles

Welcome to Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland! Visitor opportunities abound on almost 2.9 million acres of National Forest System lands.The Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests provide year-round recreation opportunities for you. These activities include hiking, biking, camping, horseriding, OHV riding, fishing and hunting, just to name a few. Beautiful vis...

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Rim Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-328-4200 Email: Rawlins_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 90.31 miles

This small day use area is at the southern end of the Great Divide Basin. The Atlantic Rim of the Continental Divide curves north here, and the lake lies at the northern tip. This is a nice quiet fishing area, with some undeveloped parts of the Continental Divide Trail nearby. Day use only.

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North Platte River National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-328-4200 Email: Rawlins_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 90.92 miles

The North Platte River is a popular fishery that traverses various terrains. The upper 20 miles run through rugged forest. The next 40 miles alternates between agricultural meadows and rugged sagebrush/ juniper communities. The rest of the river to Seminoe Reservoir is primarily rolling sagebrush hills and juniper breaks.The North Platte River is a blue-ribbon "wild" trout fishery from the border ...

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Ocean Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 91.84 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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Mosier Gulch Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-684-1100 Email: abarnes@blm.gov Distance: 94.34 miles

This area lies in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains and is a fine place for flyfishing in Clear Creek or hunting big game out of the mountains or from the Bud Love area. With almost 900 acres of ponderosa pine-forested lands abetween 5,500 feet to 6,800 feet, this area is a popular hiking area. A developed roadside picnic area complete with picnic tables, pedestal fir grates, and a vault toil...

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National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center And Whiskey Mount Park

2 Activites Phone: (307)-332-8400 Email: joakleaf@blm.gov Distance: 97.19 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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Glendo Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-735-4433 Distance: 100.18 miles

Within sight of 10,272 foot Laramie Peak, Glendo Reservoir serves as an important resting and feeding place for numerous wetlands birds. It is also very attractive to migrant and nesting passerine species as they follow the North Platte River during migration. Glendo Dam and reservoir are features of the Pick Sloan Missouri Basin Project - Glendo Unit. Recreation is managed for the Bureau of Recl...

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Pilot Butte Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-856-3007 Distance: 100.64 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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Cloud Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 100.91 miles

The Cloud Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 189,039 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Wyoming. In 1984 the Cloud Peak 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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