There are times when you see something and you can immediately associate it with something else. Wyoming is a lot like that. You see certain icons and you know immediately that it is a part of Wyoming. Here are some mind-blowing sceneries that totally define our magnificent state.
1. Long stretches of solitary roads.
Wyoming is known for its solitary roads and scenic drives. This shot is of a stretch of road with mist from the geysers in Yellowstone National Park.
2. Wind Farms
Wyoming has one of the highest wind potentials of the United States and we are taking advantage of it by developing wind resources, especially in Carbon County.
3. A cowboy on his horse riding along the ridgeline enjoying the view.
Cowboys, horses, and a beautiful view totally define Wyoming. This picture was shot just south of Jackson.
4. An unobstructed view of the beautiful sky.
Since there are so many wide open spaces with very few developed areas, you can get a beautiful view of the sky at night lit up with thousands of twinkling stars. This happens to be a shot of the Milky Way over a Wyoming ranch at night.
5. Views of hot springs.
Hot springs are dotted all over Wyoming. This is a mud pot located in Lower Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park. It is known as the Fountain Paint Pot because of its display of beautiful colors.
6. Glimpses of wildlife.
Wyoming is known for its abundance of wildlife. This Shiras Bull Moose was spotted along a trail from Jenny Lake through Cascade Canyon to Lake Solitude.
7. A view of old barns with mountains in the background.
This is a view of Moulton Barn on Mormon Row along the Jackson-Moran Road. This is one of the most photographed barns in the U.S. and is immediately associated with Wyoming.
8. Views of reservoirs and pristine lakes.
Wyoming has quite a few reservoirs and an abundance of lakes. This one is the Flaming Gorge Reservoir located in Sweetwater County.
9. Breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains.
There are so many majestic views of snow-capped mountains in Wyoming. This picture is taken from Schwabacher Landing in Grand Teton National Park.
10. Views of winter wonderlands.
Wyoming gets its fair share of snow and bitter cold temperatures. This is a snowy scene along the Wind River.
11. Views of beautiful sunsets.
This is a beautiful sunset over the Tetons.
12. Unbelievable views of waterfalls.
Wyoming has some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country. This is Shell Falls in the Big Horn Mountains.
13. Views of nature blowing off a little steam.
Geysers are a common sight in Wyoming. This is Castle Geyser located in Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.