Wyoming

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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Camping at "The Observatory"

    4.9
    Ah...the Observatory. This is not its actual name, but the nickname it has earned over many years of use by the seasonal employees. This is an amazing site to camp at, just on the edge of the Bridger-Teton forest right outside of the park. This area overlooks the entire valley and Teton range. Th...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Taggart Lake Trail

    5.0
    3.73 mi
    This is an easy, four-mile loop hike that doesn't have much of elevation gain. Start off at the Taggart Lake Trailhead. Hike through the forest following a stream until you reach an opening. Continue hiking until you reach the lake. Sit back and enjoy reaching the lake with a snack and some wate...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Hike along the Gros Ventre River

    4.4
    The Gros Ventre (pronounced gro-vant) lies on the southern boundary of Grand Teton National Park, and is home to a great deal of wildlife. As the seasons change, so do the wildlife that frequent this area, but no matter what time of year you hike along the river, you're bound to see something spe...
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  • Devils Tower, Wyoming

    Joyner Ridge Trail Loop

    4.3
    1.5 mi / 180 ft gain
    There is a nice-sized parking lot at Joyner Ridge. From the parking lot, the Devil's Tower looms very large! From the parking lot, the trail is obvious and easy to follow. There are occasional overlooks or different vantage points from the trail. The Joyner Ridge trail makes a 1.5-mile loop that ...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Trail Run at Schwabacher Landing

    4.0
    1.72 mi / 171 ft gain
    If you are looking for one of the most scenic trail runs in the country, check out the trail at Schwabacher Landing. The trail starts at the parking lot with an elevation of 6,545 feet and is flat. It is an easy trail with no elevation gain, but the altitude may be higher than what you are used t...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Explore the 4 Lazy F Ranch

    4.5
    This ranch is not very well known at all, even by those who have lived in the area for years, but it's definitely worth the visit. It's giant red barn against the backdrop of the Tetons, which is any photographer's dream and trumps the more famous Mormon Row with its beauty.To get there, park at ...
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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike to Avalanche Peak

    5.0
    4.6 mi / 2100 ft gain
    Avalanche Peak is a short hike up to one of few peaks in Yellowstone National Park accessible by trail. At about 870 feet per mile it’s a leg buster. But with sweeping views of Yellowstone and neighboring mountain ranges, it’s worth it.  This hike isn’t as well known as others in Yellowstone. Pa...
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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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  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

    Hike Bunsen Peak

    5.0
    4.24 mi / 1286 ft gain
    From Mammoth Hot Springs drive south of US-89 approximately 4.8 miles towards Norris Junction. The trailhead is on the left as you exit Golden Gate Canyon. After about 100 yards on the trail, take the left fork and from there on the trail is well marked out to the top. Sunset and Sunrise are grea...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Camping at Brooks Lake

    5.0
    Brooks Lake is going to be a short 45 minute drive east of Grand Teton, but the spectacular scenery is well worth the drive. This lake is a grizzly bear hot spot, so keep your eyes open. If you pack your rod and reel, then this is a great spot to fish for trout. If photography is one of your favo...
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  • Carbon County, Wyoming

    Hike to Green Mountain Falls

    7.2 mi / 120 ft gain
    From Encampment, Wyoming, start driving up the scenic Battle Pass. You'll drive about 6 miles from town. Turn on FR 550 towards Hog Park Reservoir. Take a right at the sign for Green Mountain Falls Trailhead (it is a short, wooden sign--be on the lookout!).There are a few options from here: you c...
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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Backpack the Pole Creek Trail, Wind River Range

    5.0
    18 mi / 2687 ft gain
    Backpacking in the Wind River Range Requires a permit, so make sure you go through the process of getting that before you set out on this adventure. https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail... Getting to the trailhead from the town of Pinedale, WY, you drive to the east side of town and turn left onto Frem...
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Hike the Sinks Canyon Trail

    4 mi / 300 ft gain
    Sinks Canyon is named for the geological mystery known as "The Sink" and "The Rise", where the Popo Agie River disappears underground along an unknown course only to appear again hundreds of yards away. But what is no mystery is the fantastic beauty of the Canyon: the wildlife and wildflowers, th...
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  • Lander, Wyoming

    Popo Agie Nature Trail

    0.98 mi / 164 ft gain
    Sinks Canyon State Park 6 miles south of Lander, Wyoming is a treasure of hiking, trail running, and rock climbing. Rightly considered the gateway to the southern Winds, Sinks is a great way to get a taste of some of the most beautiful mountain scenery to be found in the United States and the Pop...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Explore the Breccia Cliffs

    As you drive from Dubois to Togwotee Pass or Grand Teton you will no doubt notice beautiful cliffs right off the road. These are the Breccia Cliffs. This whole area offers plenty of places to explore, photograph, fish, swim, hike and much more including places like Wind River Lake, Brooks Lake, a...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Phelps Lake Overlook

    5.0
    1.98 mi / 404 ft gain
    Phelps Lake Overlook Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moose, Wyoming.
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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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