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Bear River State Park is a day use only park comprised of 324 acres. 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 home to numerous wildlife displays that showcase Wyoming’s impressive array of wildlife. It also provides visitors with state of Wyoming tourism information.

Bear River State Park Hosts Final Movie of the Summer


The third in a series of family-friendly movies will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m., August 30 at the Rendezvous Area of Bear River State Park in Evanston. A showing of “Transformers” will be the final movie shown this summer.

Transformers will be shown on an inflatable movie screen. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a relaxing evening along the banks of the Bear River. This movie will be shown weather permitting.

For more information, please call Bear River State Park at 307-789-6547.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus
Important Information:

Social distancing guidelines are currently in place and should be adhered to throughout the park. No more than 10 people should congregate in any location. Due to these guidelines, all playgrounds, group shelters and some indoor facilities will remain closed to the public. 

The public is reminded that this plan is subject to modification at any time due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation. This plan will change due to modifications to social distancing guidelines by the Governor and/or State Health Officer.




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 through 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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