Wyoming Parks

The spirit of the American West lives on in Wyoming’s public lands. From the Grand Teton to the Devils Tower, we've got you covered with printable PDF guides of six Wyoming gems.

Grand Teton National Park
Downloadable PDF Park Guide
GORP guide to the park
Grand Teton is an active park; it's hard to sit still. Maybe it's all that seismic activity or the crisp mountain air. Lucky for your restless spirit, the park has more than 200 miles of hiking trails ranging from level and easy on the valley floor to steep and arduous into the mountains. If churning rivers are your bag, take on rafting the Snake River. Watch for moose along the banks and bald eagles soaring above. In fact, wherever you go in Grand Teton, you'll stand a good chance to see wildlife.

Bighorn National Forest
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GORP guide to the park
Bighorn National Forest in north-central Wyoming may approximate New York's Long Island in size, but the comparisons stop right there. The names given to the forest's landforms tell you all you need to know: canyons called Devil and Crazy Woman, and peaks dubbed Black Tooth and Cloud. This is a wild, high, rugged place.

Bridger-Teton National Forest
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GORP guide to the park
With the impressive peaks of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks looming as silent sentinels on the horizon, Bridger-Teton presents its visitors with a wide array of exciting possibilities, from the churning white rapids of the Snake River below to shimmering snow-covered summits reaching to 13,785 feet above sea level—and a plethora of adventures in between.

Devils Tower National Monument
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GORP guide to the park
More than 1,300 acres comprise Devils Tower National Monument in northeast Wyoming, but most people come for its centerpiece: the tower itself. This sentinel of igneous rock rises up almost vertically from the landscape to a height of 1,267 feet. Studied, climbed, and popularized by Hollywood, this rock formation has become an immediately identifiable American landmark.

Shoshone National Forest
Downloadable PDF Park Guide
GORP guide to the park
Nearly 2.5 million acres of some of the most raw and rugged country in the Lower 48, the Shoshone National Forest, established in 1891, is the oldest of our national forests. And it remains a cornerstone of all that we value in the Rocky Mountain wilds—the Native cultures of its past, the huge swaths of roadless, untrammeled wildlife habitat of its present, and the classic outdoor experiences we hope it holds in its future.

Yellowstone National Park
Downloadable PDF Park Guide
GORP guide to the park
Yellowstone is the oldest park in the U.S. park system and is its flagship. Each year, it draws three million visitors who come to experience the park's restless geology; to see grizzlies, gray wolves, and herds of buffalo; and to fish legendary trout streams like the Madison and the Yellowstone River. Most of all, they come t


Published: 2 May 2007 | Last Updated: 25 Jul 2012
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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