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Welcome to Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, & Trails

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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When bedtime rolls around, park the RV or roll out a sleeping bag; because at our overnight sites, all it takes to check in is a zip of the tent.

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Wyoming has 12 state parks.
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Wyoming has 28 state historic sites.
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Wyoming Trails Program

Wyoming has over 640 miles of ORV trails and 2,585 snowmobile trails managed by a variety of agencies.
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"I have the distinction of being one of a handful of people who has been to every Wyoming State Park and Historic site. Maybe the only one who has done it during one month! These are among the best kept secrets in the United States." -- Alan O'Hashi (Facebook Review)

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Wyoming State Parks recognizes "Every Kid in a Park" for seventh straight year


For the seventh year, Wyoming State Parks is partnering with state and federal partners in celebration of a program instituted in 2016 during the National Park Service’s 100th year anniversary. As part of this effort, Wyo Parks will sponsor and promote “Every Kid in a Park”.

The “Every Kid in a Park” program provides every 4th grader nationwide the opportunity to obtain a pass that grants the student and their family free admission to more than 2,000 federally managed lands including national parks, monuments, forests, wildlife refuges and more.

Fourth graders, as well as parents and educators, can get passes by visiting the program’s website at: www.everykidoutdoors.gov

As a complement to the federal program, Wyo Parks will honor the “Every Kid in a Park” passes through August 31. Passes are good for free entrance/day use at any Wyoming state parks, historic sites, or recreation areas. 

For more information, contact Wyo Parks Headquarters at 307-777-6323.

Guernsey State Park to Host Annual Wyoming BioBlitz




Guernsey State Park to Host Annual Wyoming BioBlitz

You can be a volunteer scientist!

From birds and insects to flowers and trees, the Wyoming BioBlitz seeks help in this one-of-a-kind opportunity for families and outdoor recreationalists to get up close and personal with Wyoming’s natural assets. The information gathered from community members during the weekend of June 10-12 will help us better understand how Guernsey State Park acts as vital habitat for a variety of species. Come discover a hidden Wyoming gem, survey wildlife, and have a blast!

A BioBlitz is a 24-hour period in which the public team ups with biologists to search for and document as many plants, animals and insects as they can find within a certain location.

The Wyoming BioBlitz has taken place in a new location each summer since 2008 to learn about our unique ecosystems throughout the state. In addition to contributing to science, the BioBlitz provides a hands-on opportunity to learn from experts. Participants meet local scientists and learn how they study their subjects. No experience needed, only a willingness to dig in and have fun learning.

Participants of all ages and interests are welcome.  Registration is required. Learn more at http://rockies.audubon.org/bioblitz.

Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails, the University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute, and Audubon Rockies have organized the event. Additional partners include Wyoming State Forestry, Wyoming State Museum, Teton Science School, Rocky Mountain Herbarium, Wyoming Natural Diversity Database, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

About Guernsey State Park

Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails protect and enhance the natural and cultural environment by providing enjoyable, educational and inspiring experiences for present and future generations. 

Guernsey was the first cooperative venture between the Bureau of Reclamation, the National Park Service, and the Civilian Conservation Corp to develop a public recreation area. It provides the finest examples of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) work in the Rocky Mountain area including the elaborate Museum, Castle Picnic shelter, and an extensive network of trails. The entire park provides valuable habitat for all types and species of wildlife. The riparian areas, open grasslands, canyons, and timbered hillsides provide excellent locations to watch for the many species of birds and animals that call Wyoming home. Learn more at https://wyoparks.wyo.gov/index.php/places-to-go/guernsey.

About Audubon Rockies

Audubon works throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. State programs, nature centers, chapters, and partners give Audubon an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. A nonprofit conservation organization since 1905, Audubon believes in a world in which people and wildlife thrive. Audubon Rockies is the regional office of the National Audubon Society serving Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah with science, education, and policy. Learn more at www.rockies.audubon.org.

About the University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute

The UW Biodiversity Institute fosters conservation of biodiversity through scientific discovery, creative dissemination, education and public engagement. In this setting, scientists and citizens, students and educators, come together to share a wealth of perspectives on the study and appreciation of biodiversity – from microbes to poetry and ecosystems to economics.  Learn more at www.wyomingbiodiversity.org.


Sinks Canyon State Park temporarily closes Grade II Wall vicinity



Sinks Canyon State Park is closing the Grade II wall vicinity on the southside of the canyon due to peregrine falcon activity in the area.

This area will be closed until further notice as these birds of prey move through nesting, egg-laying, and hopefully successful fledging of chicks. 

The area is physically marked with signage so that visitors are aware.

We appreciate the public’s understanding of the need for such adaptive management and we are proud of the voluntary compliance of climbers, hikers, and other park users in the past. 

For more information, please contact Jamie Simonson atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 307.332.6333.

Wyoming State Parks & Historic sites offer over 40 different Activities & Amenities. Including: fishing, camping, biking, boating...
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