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Mosier Gulch Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-684-1100 Email: abarnes@blm.gov Distance: 9.43 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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Cloud Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 27.92 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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Bighorn National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: bighorninfo@fs.fed.us Distance: 38.82 miles

Rising between the Powder River and Big Horn Basins, this scenic country offers year round recreation connecting visitors to a land rich in history and solitude. For centuries, the mountain landscape has provided renewal for Native Americans, homesteaders and modern day explorers creating a human connection with this spectacular place. Today there is a bond with "the mountain" for local residents,...

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Weston Hills Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-684-1100 Email: Buffalo_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 72.48 miles

This area is just west of a segment of Thunder Basin National Grassland. Although the lower elevations here are grasslands, stands of ponderosa pines line the ridges and cover the uplands. Some intermittent creeks run near the campground. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope are abundant here. The recreationist has a choice of exploring the surrounding area on foot, on horseback, or in a high-clearanc...

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Red Butte Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-347-5228 Email: utsgmail@blm.gov Distance: 73.44 miles

The Red Butte Wilderness now contains a total of 1,537 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 2009 the Red Butte 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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Goldeneye Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 83.94 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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Wyoming Centennial Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (307)-877-4415 Distance: 85.07 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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Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument Park

Rank: 153 2 Activites Phone: (406)-638-2621 Email: jerry_jasmer@nps.gov Distance: 91.22 miles

This area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indians last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors.

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Keyhole Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (307)-756-3596 Distance: 95.04 miles

Keyhole Unit of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, consists of Keyhole Dam and Reservoir and is on the Belle Fourche River about 17 miles northeast of Moorcroft, Wyoming. French trappers settled in the vicinity of Belle Fourche and engaged in fur trading as early as 1854. Settlement in the area began with the gold rush to the Black Hills in 1876. Livestock became the principal industry in t...

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National Historic Trails Interpretive Center Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7700 Email: trailscenter_wy@blm.gov Distance: 95.65 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: 95.75 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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Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 165 9 Activites Phone: (406)-666-2412 Email: bica_info_requests@nps.gov Distance: 96.16 miles

A landscape of sheer cliffs towering 1,000 feet above a ribbon of blue water. World class fishing and a place where wild horses still run free. Bighorn Canyon is a place where imagination meets reality. Bighorn Canyon has unrivaled recreation possibilities.

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Boysen Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (307)-876-2796 Distance: 97.44 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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Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

2 Activites Phone: (307)-347-5100 Email: Worland_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 97.66 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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Devils Tower National Monument Park

Rank: 128 4 Activites Email: deto_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 100.64 miles

An astounding geologic feature that protrudes out of the rolling prairie surrounding the Black Hills. This site is considered Sacred to the Lakota and other tribes that have a connection to the area. Hundreds of parallel cracks make it one of the finest traditional crack climbing areas in North America. Devils Tower entices us to explore and define our place in the natural and cultural world.

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Castle Gardens Scenic Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-347-5100 Email: PRau@blm.gov Distance: 100.78 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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Bessemer Bend National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 100.85 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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Lake Cameahwait National Park

7 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 101.65 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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Deaver Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5671 Email: GPWebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 106.57 miles

Deaver Dam, completed in 1918 as part of the Shoshone Project is offstream 12 miles northeast of Powell, Wyoming. Popular local warm and cold-water fishery includes trout, walleye, and catfish. Fishery open year-round with Wyoming State fishing license. Approximately 800 surface acres. Boating with motors less than 10 horsepower. Available services include restroom, picnic tables, primitive boat r...

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Muddy Mountain Recreation Area And Education Center National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 109.10 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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Ralston Reservoir National Park

2 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 113.72 miles

Ralston Reservoir is formed by Ralston Dam, Shoshone Project, located offstream on the Garland Canal about 2 miles southwest of Ralston, Wyoming. No fishing. Excellent wildlife viewing area, especially wetland and waterfowl species (ducks, pelicans, and sandhill cranes). Available services include accessible bridge and walkway to viewing area and restroom. No overnight camping. No drinking water....

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Gray Reef Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (307)-235-9325 Email: GPwebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 115.04 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: 116.06 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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Ocean Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 119.66 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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Fremont Canyon Recreation Area (Pathfinder Dam) National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Email: GPwebmaster@GP.usbr.gov Distance: 121.90 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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