15 Incredible Natural Wonders In Wyoming That Defy Explanation
By Lisa Sammons|Published November 27, 2023
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How do you even begin to compile a list of the best natural wonders in Wyoming? If you ask us, practically the entirety of the state is a natural wonder! We are so blessed to have an extraordinary number of natural attractions in Wyoming, whether you’re looking for majestic waterfalls, fascinating rock formations, unbelievably beautiful lakes, or pristine overlooks from which to observe the best nature spots in Wyoming. It’s not just bias that makes us think we are the most gorgeous state in the USA. Seriously, the natural beauty here never ends, and it feels almost impossible to just make a list of only a handful of spots, but we’ve done our best to compile some of the most beautiful of Wyoming’s natural wonders into a single bucket list – check it out:
When many people think of nature places in Wyoming, the first thing that comes to mind is canyons and gorges. Sure, we might not be home to the Grand Canyon itself, but we have some contenders that are pretty darn close in general majesty. There’s nothing like seeing the earth open up and the gaping red desert walls of a majestic gorge in Wyoming. Here are some of our favorite natural wonders in Wyoming in the gorges and canyons department:
Best Caves In Wyoming
There’s something so exotic about a massive cave in Wyoming that just gets your imagination going! Whether you’re spelunking down far below the Earth’s surface or simply peering in from the outside, it’s hard to not let your imagination wander when you see a sprawling cave system. These caves are some of the most fascinating natural wonders in Wyoming and are not to be missed!
Best Waterfalls In Wyoming
When many of us think of natural attractions in the Cowboy State, our minds immediately go to waterfalls in Wyoming. Whether it’s a slow trickle or a pounding cascade of water, there’s something awe-inspiring about seeing all that water roaring down the landscape.
Best Overlooks & Scenic Vistas In Wyoming
In a state as beautiful as ours, it’s no surprise that you could make an entire road trip of all the scenic overlooks in Wyoming. You don’t even have to leave your car, much less trek through an all-day hiking trail, to reach some of the most magnificent views in the state.
Whether you’re in California, Montana, Utah, or Wyoming, the towering rock formations of the western United States are pretty spectacular. It’s downright incredible what years of erosion can do to the landscape! We’re lucky enough to have some of the wackiest rock formations in North America in Wyoming – check out a few of the most magical:
Unique Natural Wonders In Wyoming
While many of the natural attractions in Wyoming fit easily into categories like “rock formations” and “waterfalls,” some attractions, like our mineral hot springs, are not quite as easy to label. Here are some of the best natural wonders in Wyoming that aren’t so common in other states:
Wow! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a Cowboy State road trip to check out some of these amazing natural wonders in Wyoming. The number of natural wonders in Wyoming is honestly astounding. Check out our Ultimate Hiking Guide for tips on the best gear to take with you on your next adventure.
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