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Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Email: seedskadee@fws.gov Distance: 9.38 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: 23.17 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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Killpecker Sand Dunes National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 24.95 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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Fontenelle Creek Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-828-4500 Email: wmierzej@blm.gov Distance: 29.17 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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Big Sandy Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 31.29 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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Names Hill National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 34.29 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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Three Patches Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-352-0256 Email: Rock_Springs_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 41.15 miles

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

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Fossil Butte National Monument Park

Rank: 332 5 Activites Email: marcia_fagnant@nps.gov Distance: 56.99 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.

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Pine Creek Ski Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-828-4500 Email: Kemmerer_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 61.74 miles

This ski area offers skiers a 1200' vertical rise from the Star Valley floor. There is a chairlift and a tow rope. Instructional programs and rentals are available during the winter. This mountain is at the southern end of the Tunp Range.

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Flaming Gorge Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (435)-784-3445 Email: bwirth@usbr.gov Distance: 66.25 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 ...

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South Pass Historic Mining Area National Park

13 Activites Phone: (307)-332-8400 Email: Lander_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 67.06 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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Boulder Lake Recreation Site

6 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: mhudson@blm.gov Distance: 67.25 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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Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

Email: seedskadee@fws.gov Distance: 67.27 miles

Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located south of Cokeville, Wyoming, is centered on a 20-mile stretch of the Bear River and its associated wetlands and uplands. The Refuge was established in 1993. Wetlands within the acquisition area provide excellent habitat for a variety of migratory and resident wildlife species. The Refuge supports one of the highest densities of nestin...

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Popo Agie Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.57 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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John Jarvie Historic Site

3 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 70.82 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...

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Stateline Islands Unit National Park

1 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 70.84 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...

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Shoshone River Pathway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Distance: 72.21 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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Browns Park Recreation Area

12 Activites Phone: (435)-781-4400 Email: utvnmail@blm.gov Distance: 75.73 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.

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Ashley National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: ljhaynes@fs.fed.us Distance: 78.29 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...

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Bridger Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.58 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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Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge

7 Activites Phone: (970)-365-3613 Email: brownspark@fws.gov Distance: 80.53 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...

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National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center And Whiskey Mount Park

2 Activites Phone: (307)-332-8400 Email: joakleaf@blm.gov Distance: 82.85 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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Upper Green River Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-367-5300 Email: Pinedale_WYMail@blm.gov Distance: 83.77 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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High Uintas Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 88.15 miles

The High Uintas Wilderness now contains a total of 456,705 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the High Uintas 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 "...i...

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Red Fleet Reservoir National Park

11 Activites Phone: (435)-789-4432 Distance: 89.01 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 ...

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