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Three Patches Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 17.24 miles

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


Killpecker Sand Dunes National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 23.39 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...


Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Email: seedskadee@fws.gov Distance: 49.52 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...


Big Sandy Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 50.94 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...


John Jarvie Historic Site

3 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 51.95 miles

Experience a bit of the Wild West at the John Jarvie Historic Site in Brown's Park, a small mountain valley in the remote northeast corner of Utah. Originally used by mountain men and trappers for shelter in the early 19th century, Brown's Park was settled in 1880 by Jarvie, who operated a Green River ferry as well as a store and a post office. In addition to being a common stopping place for trav...


Flaming Gorge Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-784-3445 Email: bwirth@usbr.gov Distance: 55.40 miles

Flaming Gorge Dam was built by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Colorado River Storage project.The dam is a concrete thin arch structure with a maximum height of 502 feet and a crest length of 1,285 feet. The Flaming Gorge Dam Visitor Center, which features information on the construction of the dam, is open April through October with limited hours the rest of the year. Free guided tours ...


Browns Park Recreation Area

12 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 55.55 miles

Elevation 5700 ft. A diverse area, with outlaw hideouts and blue ribbon fishing in the Green River. Located along a wonderful two lane paved road that heads to the Jones Hole Fish Hatchery and Dinosaur National Monument.


Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge

7 Activites Phone: (970)-365-3613 Email: brownspark@fws.gov Distance: 56.14 miles

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1963 to provide habitat for migratory birds and to provide for suitable wildlife-dependent recreation. The Green River, the life blood of the Refuge, runs through the heart of its 13,455 acres. Plants such as the threatened Ute's ladies tresses orchid and hundreds of species of animals depend on the habitat that the Refuge provides...


South Pass Historic Mining Area National Park

13 Activites Phone: (307)-332-8400 Email: Lander_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 62.94 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 ...


Fontenelle Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 63.75 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....


Fontenelle Creek Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-828-4500 Email: wmierzej@blm.gov Distance: 69.72 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, ...


Names Hill National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 74.15 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...


Red Fleet Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Distance: 76.98 miles

Red Fleet Dam, a feature of the Jensen Unit, Central Utah Project, is on Big Brush Creek about 10 miles northeast of Vernal, Utah. Recreation management at Red Fleet Resevoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation.. The recreation area is situated 13 miles north of Vernal, Utah, at 5,600-foot elevation. The reservoir has a surface ...


Popo Agie Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 77.62 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...


Ashley National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: ljhaynes@fs.fed.us Distance: 78.27 miles

Recreational opportunities abound across 1.3 million acres on the Ashley National Forest! The Ashley National Forest manages 276,175 acres of the High Uintas Wilderness Area offering quiet solitude, as well as access to the highest peak in Utah, Kings Peak. With 1,156 campsites, 8 picnic areas, 1,151 miles of roads and trails for All-Terrain-Vehicles, opportunities for motorized camping and recrea...


Shoshone River Pathway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 79.68 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...


National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center And Whiskey Mount Park

2 Activites Phone: (307)-332-8400 Email: joakleaf@blm.gov Distance: 83.12 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...


Steinaker Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 84.16 miles

Flows of Ashley Creek are regulated by Steinaker Dam, Central Utah Project, Vernal Unit. The Reservoir was constructed offstream in Steinaker Draw about 3.5 miles north of Vernal, Utah. Recreation management at Steinaker Reservoir is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The recreation area is situated north of Vernal, at 5,520-foo...


Dinosaur National Monument Park

Rank: 155 10 Activites Phone: (435)-781-7700 Email: dino_information@nps.gov Distance: 84.66 miles

Dinosaurs once roamed here. Their fantastic remains are still visible embedded in the rocks. Today, the mountains, desert and untamed rivers flowing in deep canyons, support an array of life. Petroglyphs hint at earlier cultures. Later, homesteaders and outlaws found refuge here. Whether your passion is science, adventure, history or scenery, Dinosaur offers much to explore.


Rim Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-328-4200 Email: Rawlins_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 86.54 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.


Cliff Ridge Hang Gliding Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 87.46 miles

Elevation 8150 ft. Atop the Blue Mountain Plateau, would-be fliers can enjoy spectacular deep canyons of both the Green and the Yampa Rivers.


Stateline Islands Unit National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 87.56 miles

The 107.46 acre Stateline Islands Unit lies along the North Platte River, one half mile south of Henry, Nebraska and approximately 25 miles west of the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge. The main island is surrounded by water except for a small portion on the extreme southwest corner where a levee now exists. A number of ponds are on the island which are extensively used by wildlife. The are...


Boulder Lake Recreation Site

6 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 90.99 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...


Fossil Butte National Monument Park

Rank: 332 5 Activites Email: marcia_fagnant@nps.gov Distance: 96.08 miles

Some of the world's best preserved fossils are found in the flat-topped ridges of southwestern Wyoming's cold sagebrush desert. Fossilized fishes, insects, plants, reptiles, birds, and mammals are exceptional for their abundance, variety, and detail of preservation. Most remarkable is the story they tell of ancient life in a sub-tropical landscape.


North Platte River National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-328-4200 Email: Rawlins_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 97.24 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 ...