State Parks in Wyoming (32)

Ames Monument Historic Site
Buford, WY
The Ames Monument is located about 20 miles (32 km) east of Laramie, Wyoming, south of Interstate 80 at the Vedauwoo exit. The monument is a four-sided, random ashlar pyramid, 60 feet (18 m) square at
Bear River State Park
Evanston, WY
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 Pa
Boysen State Park
Shoshoni, WY
The first white men through the Wind River Canyon were the Ashley Fur Party in 1825. The original dam was built by Asmus Boysen in 1908, for whom the park and reservoir are named. Part of the original
Buffalo Bill State Park
Cody, WY
The history of Buffalo Bill Reservoir and “Cody Country” is rooted in the rich lore of the old West. Buffalo Bill State Park was named for Colonel William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, famous as a wild west
Camp Douglas Officers' Club
Douglas, WY
During World War II, Douglas had the primary prisoner of war (POW) camp for Wyoming. All other POW camps in Wyoming were satellite sites of Douglas. The camp was over a square mile in size, comprised
Connor Battlefield Historic Site
Ranchester, WY
The site consists of 20 camping and picnic sites nestled in an oxbow of the Tongue River in the shade of large cottonwoods. There are two restrooms, a playground and horseshoe pits. Each camping and p
Curt Gowdy State Park
Cheyenne, WY
Curt Gowdy State Park has seven sections of richly varied landscape, flora and fauna decorate the foothills of the Laramie Mountains. The beautiful attractions within Curt Gowdy State Park are near th
Edness K. Wilkins State Park
Evansville, WY
Edness Kimball Wilkins State Park is just 6 miles from Casper and is noted as the perfect picnic place. Cottonwood trees shade 40 plus picnic areas of which several are within a short distance to the
Fort Bridger Historic Site
Fort Bridger, WY
Fort Bridger State Historic Site maintains and interprets historic structures and remnants from its 5 eras of occupation which include the Mountain Men, Mormons, Military, Milkbarn/ Motel and Museum.
Fort Fetterman Historic Site
Douglas, WY
Fort Fetterman is open to the public during the summer. A restored officers’ quarters and an ordnance warehouse have interpretive exhibits and artifacts of the fort’s history, Fetterman City and its I
Fort Fred Steele
Rawlins, WY
This frontier Army post, which served as a hub for both the military and Wyoming’s lumber and livestock industries, is located just off I-80 at Exit 228. This frontier Army post has a fascinating hist
Fort Phil Kearny Historic Site
Banner, WY
Fort Phil Kearny witnessed the dramatic events of Red Cloud’s War, 1866-1868. Today, the site encompasses 1000 acres, including Fort grounds, two major battlesites, and rich wildlife habitat.
Glendo State Park
Glendo, WY
Glendo State Park is a 22,000 acre park in Platte County Wyoming, and exists on and around Glendo Reservoir. The park is administered by the State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails division of Wyoming
Granger Stage Station Historic Site
Granger, WY
Granger Stage Station State Historic Site is located in the town of Granger, WY. It was built as a stage station along the Overland Trail in the 1850s. Fort Bridger State Historic Site oversees, maint
Guernsey State Park
Guernsey, WY
Guernsey State Park provides seven campgrounds. Five are around the lake. All campgrounds include comfort stations, picnic tables, fire grills and drinking water. We also have a trailer dump station l
Hawk Springs State Recreation Area
La Grange, WY
Hawk Springs State Recreation Area is a small recreation site administered by the Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails Division. The site consists of 24 primitive campsites, which are walk-up
Historic Governors' Mansion
Cheyenne, WY
As the first residence provided for governors and their families, the Wyoming Historic Governors' Mansion takes pride in our mission to preserve and interpret the history of the people who lived here
Hot Springs State Park
Thermopolis, WY
Over colorful terraces along the Big Horn River at Thermopolis flows water from mineral hot springs. More than 8,000 gallons flow over the terrace every 24 hours at a constant temperature of 128 degre
Independence Rock Historic Site
Alcova, WY
Independence Rock also known as the Register of the Desert for the more than 5,000 names that are a part of our pioneering history. One of the earliest signatures carved into the large granite rock is
Keyhole State Park
Moorcroft, WY
Keyhole State Park offers swimming, hiking, boating, water skiing, bird-watching and fishing. Some of the state’s largest fish have been caught at Keyhole. You can also reserve one of our 3 group shel
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site
Thermopolis, WY
Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site is a 400 meters long (1,312 feet) near vertical cliff with more than 92 prehistoric petroglyph panels and over 300 petroglyph figures. While the site is not extensive
Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site
Hyattville, WY
More than 10,000 years of rich, cultural history thrives at Medicine Lodge amongst the endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Wildlife viewing and opportunities for adventure are amongst the best i
Names Hill Historic Site
Kemmerer, WY
Names Hill State Historic Site is located along U.S. 189 near La Barge, Wyoming. Fort Bridger State Historic Site oversees, maintains, and interprets Names Hill. The site is a notable location along t
Oregon Trail Ruts
Guernsey, WY
Oregon Trail Ruts State Historic Site (OTRSHS) provides visitors the opportunity to view and experience some of the best-preserved evidence of the great overland migration of the west, the Trail Ruts.
Piedmont Charcoal Kilns Historic Site
Evanston, WY
Piedmont Charcoal Kilns State Historic Site sits on the edge of the ghost town of Piedmont, Wyoming. Fort Bridger State Historic Site oversees, maintains and interprets the Piedmont Kilns. The Union P
Register Cliff Historic Site
Guernsey, WY
Register Cliff State Historic Site (RCSHS) represents one of the best “trail registers in the desert.” Countless emigrants inscribed their names, dates, places of origin and messages into the soft san
Seminoe State Park
Sinclair, WY
The Seminoe Mountains surrounding Seminoe State Park were once the site for gold prospecting during the late 1800s. The name “Seminoe” is commonly assumed to come from the Seminole tribe, but is an Am
Sinks Canyon State Park
Lander, WY
Sinks Canyon State Park is located in west central Wyoming just south of Lander, WY. The park is situated in the Wind River Mountains on the middle fork of the Popo Agie River. The site is named after
South Pass City Historic Site
South Pass City, WY
South Pass City has a variety of interesting and educational activities for visitors throughout the summer. When the presence of volunteer staff permits, not only can you walk through each of the 17 r
Trail End State Historic Site
Sheridan, WY
As an historic house museum filled with original objects and sitting on its original grounds, Trail End can't help but serve as a learning laboratory for students of all ages. While the site's educati
Wyoming Pioneer Museum
Douglas, WY
Located on the Wyoming State Fairground in Douglas, WY, the Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum is dedicated to the documentation of the past. This fine western history museum houses one of the largest co
Wyoming Territorial Prison Historic Site
Laramie, WY
One of the best ways to get to know someone is by visiting their home. At the “Big House across the River” displays of convicts, cells, and artifacts tell the stories of people from the Prison’s past.