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Wyoming State Parks is interested in adding camping opportunities at Bear River State Park. Please download the following flyer to find out more:

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About Our Site - Bear River State Park

Bear River State Park is a 324 acre day use only park. It is home to small herds of bison and elk and boasts several miles of both paved and packed gravel trails. The Bear River State Park Visitor Center is hosts taxidermy displays that showcase Wyoming’s impressive array of wildlife as well as live native snakes. The Visitor Center provides travelers with state of Wyoming tourism information.

Bear River State Park to host Ramblers Orienteering Course



Ever wondered how to properly use a compass?

Bear River State Park will host an entry level course in the backcountry use of a compass from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 17.

Those attending are encouraged to dress for the weather and outside scrambling, as well as providing water and wearing sturdy shoes. Persons with questions are encouraged to contact Andy McMahon at 307-789-6547 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




Site Status


Bear River State Park is open year-round!  Check out our hours of operation to find a great time to come visit!




Park Hours:

  • May 1 - September 30: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily
  • October 1 - April 30: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily

Visitor Center Hours:

  • May 1 - September 30: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily
  • October 1 - April 30:
    • Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
    • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed 1-2 p.m. for lunch
    • Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays



Phone Number


Visitor Center: 307-789-6547
Mobile: 307-380-3031





Bear River State Park
601 Bear River Dr.
Evanston, WY 82930

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