Distance: 162.96 miles
Scenic Byway 12 takes you to the heart of the American West. This exceptional 124 mile route negotiates an isolated landscape of canyons, plateaus, and valleys ranging from 4,000 to 9,000 feet above sea level. You'll encounter archaeological, cultural, historical, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities while driving this exhilarating byway.
Distance: 164.56 miles
Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) supports the last known breeding population of the endangered Wyoming toad. The Refuge encompasses 1,776 acres and is located southwest of Laramie, Wyoming. The four main lakes on the Refuge are associated with a series of high elevation lakes called the "Laramie plains lakes." The Refuge is administered out of Arapaho NWR in Walden, CO. It is closed ...
Distance: 166.33 miles
Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the southern part of Albany County, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of 1,116 acres on three parcels of land that are interspersed with private and State land. Bamforth Lake, located at the bottom of a basin, is mostly state owned; approximately 100 acres of the total 550-acre lake bottom are owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Refuge ...