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Finding your perfect vacation spot has never been easier!

Mountain bikes, boats and fishing poles are really just toys for grown-ups; so go be a kid again. After all, we've got plenty of trails for getting mud on those tires, including those in Guernsey, Buffalo Bill and Curt Gowdy State Parks.

If making a splash is more your style, we've got space for water sports and fishing at our many reservoirs . Once you're done playing, soak those bones in the therapeutic mineral water at Hot Springs State Park. 

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Trail End hosts "Summer Evening at the Mansion" - July 22, 2020

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July 22, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: 
Join us at Trail End on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, for our 6th annual Summer Evening at the Mansion. From 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, visitors can tour the mansion for free, play badminton and croquet on the lawn, bring a picnic supper, enjoy complimentary cookies and lemonade, listen to music, and see antique cars!

This is a family-friendly and completely free event, sponsored by Trail End’s friend's group, the Trail End Guilds, Inc. 

The Kendrick Mansion is a 1913 historic house museum located at 400 Clarendon Avenue, Sheridan, Wyoming, on the grounds of Trail End State Historic Site. Trail End is a division of Wyoming State Parks, Historic Site, and Trails.  For more information or directions, visit www.trailend.org, Facebook atwww.facebook.com/trailend, or call us at 307-674-4589.

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Wyoming State Park Extends Hot Springs State Park Request for Proposal Submission Time

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The Request for Proposal submission time for two long-term concession contracts at Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis has been extended from January 17 to 2 p.m., March 2.

This extension comes after examining a variety of factors including ensuring adequate time has been offered for submitting comprehensive, complete and accurate bid packets for these important assets within our most highly visited destination.   

The State of Wyoming is requesting enhancements and potential diversity of amenities at two concession facilities within the park to ensure positive, year-round experiences.

The RFPs are currently available from the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails and available for download by accessing https://wyoparks.wyo.gov/index.php/learn/state-use-concession-contracts .

The two current concession operations at Hot Springs State Parks under consideration are the Star Plunge and the Days Inn.

Questions regarding the RFPs can be directed to Julie Huntley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Fort Phil Kearny observes 153rd Anniversary of Fetterman Battle withTalk, Demonstration, Tour

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A tour held in remembrance of the 153rd Anniversary of the Fetterman Battle will be held at Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m., December 21.

The day’s events begin with a Fetterman Battle Talk at Kearny Hall followed by a weapon demonstration at Fort Phil Kearny. A guided tour of the battle site begins at noon. This event is free to the public.

FFmonument-2010The talk, demonstration and tour will be provided by Bob Wilson of Kearny’s Frontier Regulars.

The fight occurred on December 21, 1866 between the United States 18th Infantry 2nd Cavalry Regiments and members of the Lakota (Sioux), Northern Cheyenne, and Northern Arapahoe Native American Nations.  At that time, the battle marked the largest defeat of U.S. Forces in the Northern-Plains Territories.

The presentation will cover the skirmish between Native Americans and soldiers from Fort Phil Kearny on Dec. 6, 1866 that preceded the Fetterman Massacre on Dec. 21. All ages are welcome to the event and there will be costumed representations of frontier soldiers. 

Visitors are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather and expect wind at the battlefield.  Site fees have been waived for all visitors for the anniversary tour. 

Fort Phil Kearny State History Site is located at 528 Wagon Box Rd in Banner, Wyoming.  For more information call (307) 684-7629 or email the Superintendent at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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