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  • Park County, Wyoming

    Artist Point

    4.8
    0.23 mi / 125 ft gain
    Artist Point, thought to be named by park photographer F. J. Haynes as early as 1883, provides what is perhaps the most beautiful views of the entire Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and of Lower Yellowstone Falls some 308 feet high. It is a breathtaking place to photograph year round and at all t...
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  • Devils Tower, Wyoming

    Capture the Night Sky over Devils Tower

    5.0
    Devils Tower, also known as Bear Lodge, was the first designated National Monument. Sitting on the edge of the Black Hills, the towering formation of rock is surrounded by ponderosa forest and little civilization. There are numerous places to photograph the night sky in the park, with Tower Tra...
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Hike to Shirley Lake

    5.0
    13 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Shirley lake is a beautiful and not heavily traveled area in the Winds. To get there, you start at the Green River Lakes trailhead (8,000 ft) and head out on the Western shore of the lower lake. You can shave off three miles by canoeing to the end of the lake, if you like. But I prefer the hike. ...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Hike the Rockefeller Preserve Loop

    4.3
    3 mi
    The Rockefeller Preserve loop starts from a gravel trail that begins in the parking lot. The gravel pathway leads to a meadow and then goes right up to the visitor center. From the visitor center the trail continues to a thick forest that parallels the scenic Lake Creek. The trail leads around th...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Camp on Leigh Lake

    1 mi / 50 ft gain
    Because it's only accessible by canoe, kayak, or foot, the 8 Leigh Lake campsites have a solitary backcountry feel to them while providing all the necessities for an enjoyable night under Mt. Moran in Grand Teton National Park. The western campsites are paddle-in only, while the easter campsites ...
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  • Cora, Wyoming

    Hike to Slide Lake

    12 mi / 1600 ft gain
    The Winds in Wyoming are incredibly beautiful and offer some of the most challenging, but rewarding hikes. And the popular northern trailhead, Green River Lakes, is one of the most spectacular entry points. GETTING THERE: There are only two ways to get to the Green River Lakes trailhead. and one ...
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  • Boulder, Wyoming

    Big Sandy Lake

    10.94 mi / 633 ft gain
    Big Sandy Lake is beautiful. You'll turn at Boulder, WY and head about an hour to Big Sandy Campground. You'll want to get there as early as you can as it fills up fast, when we arrived at about 10:30pm on a Friday there was no sites or parking, but don't worry. The surrounding area is National ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Camp at Indian Creek Campground at Yellowstone NP

    Indian Creek Campground is located inside Yellowstone National Park, closest to the northern entrance of the park and just eight miles from Mammoth Hot Springs. It's open from mid-June through mid September and is just $15 a night to camp at. The campground itself is very well maintained and kept...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Hike to Lake Louise, Wind River Range

    4 mi / 1400 ft gain
    Start your journey headed South/East out of Dubois toward Riverton and Lander. Take a left onto Fish Hatchery Road. The road forks and you can either turn right and go to the CM Ranch, or left towards Ring Lake Ranch. Go left. Follow this road to the end. But keep your eye out for big horn sheep ...
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  • Buford, Wyoming

    Turtle Rock Trail

    2.77 mi / 292 ft gain
    Starting at the trailhead near the parking lot, the trail starts off relatively paved and moves close to the base of Turtle Rock, a large outcrop of Sherman Granite that has stood the test of time from the creation of the Rocky Mountains. Following the trail to the left at the loop intersection,...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Gibbon Falls

    4.0
    Gibbon Falls is a stunning, 84-foot waterfall in Yellowstone National Park. The falls are located just off the side of the Yellowstone Grand Loop Road, between Madison Junction and Norris Junction, making it a great place to stop and stretch your legs. There is a pullout with easy parking and inf...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Visit the National Elk Refuge

    4.3
    In the 20th century when development continued to grow, the refuge was created to provide the elk with an efficient habitat for survival. So today, when you come to visit the refuge - the time of the year you come will impact what you see at the refuge (it's not always just about the elk!) I visi...
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  • Cody, Wyoming

    Backpack to Golden & Jasper Lakes in the Beartooths

    14 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Get ready for a challenging hike if you are not used to high elevations! This backpacking trip starts at the Island Lake trailhead a few miles west of the Beartooth Pass on Highway 212. Island lake sits at 9518 ft. elevation and your trek only goes up from there! The trail stays very flat and man...
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  • Moran, Wyoming

    Winter Camp at Colter Bay Campground

    3.5
    Just a 45 min drive from Jackson Hole, the Colter Bay Campground on Jackson Lake is a great spot to camp overnight, fish and canoe in the spring and summer time when the ice has melted. This is an ideal location to shoot some star photos and catch a beautiful sunrise in the morning.The best thing...
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  • Ten Sleep, Wyoming

    Rock Climbing Ten Sleep

    5.0
    Ten Sleep Canyon is one of the best places to climb in the US. Located in North Central Wyoming, it is home to almost nobody other than the wild life. The closest town is Ten Sleep, population of about 210 people. The town has everything you might need: a coffee shop with Wifi and a great Bar w...
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  • Moran, Wyoming

    Camp at the Signal Mountain Campground

    The Signal Mountain campground is my personal favorite campground in Grand Teton National Park as it is exceptionally scenic. It is right on Jackson Lake and has sites located on the lakeshore. Even if you don't score one of these sites, many of the others have great views of the Teton range. Mos...
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Let Adventure be your Destination in Wyoming

Wyoming’s wide-open spaces make it easy to get off the grid and on a trail, through a park, into a forest, up a mountain or down a river. During your journey through Wyoming’s Black to Yellow Region, discover geologic marvels, dense evergreen forests and sprawling prairielands.

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