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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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Wyoming has 12 state parks.
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Wyoming has over 640 miles of ORV trails and 2,585 snowmobile trails managed by a variety of agencies.
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Wyoming Again Hosts Magpul Governor's Cup United Shooting Sports League National Competition

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For the fourth consecutive year, Wyoming will host the Magpul Wyoming Governor’s Cup United Shooting Sports League national competition July 31-Aug 2 at the Cody (WY) Shooting Complex. This year Vortex Optics joins Magpul as a corporate sponsor.

"I am excited to welcome the Magpul Wyoming Governor's Cup back to Wyoming again this summer, a prestigious event which highlights shooting sports excellence and our state's firearms industry," Governor Mark Gordon said. "I attended the 2019 competition and was impressed by the marksmanship, professionalism and enthusiasm of the competitors."

Organized through the Wyoming State Parks and the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Office, this event brings hundreds of competitors and shooting enthusiasts to the Cowboy State.

This prestigious United Multi Gun League shooting event features some of the best shooters in the nation. This multi-firearm event includes 12 challenging stages with a mix of bay and natural terrain at various distances up to 500 yards.

Prizes – trophies, coins and medals – are provided courtesy of this year’s sponsors.

Camping spots are available for contestants, water and electricity sites, $20; dry camping, $10; and can be reserved by contacting Katie at 307-272-8564 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Camping is also available at nearby Buffalo Bill State Park. Reservations can be made by contacting Aspira, 1-877-996-7275, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. MST.

Competition registration is available at: https://practiscore.com/2020-wyoming-magpul-governors-match-presented-by-vortex/register . 

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