Wyoming Attractions November 13, 2016
10 Legitimately Fun Things You Can Do In Wyoming Without Spending A Dime
You don’t have to spend a fortune to have a good time in the Cowboy State. In fact, you don’t have to spend anything at all. There are lots of fun things to see and do in Wyoming without spending a dime or even a penny.
1. Riverside Park
Riverside Park is located in Worland, Wyoming along the Big Horn River. The park is a fun and peaceful place to have a picnic along the river, play ball and let the kids play on the playground.
2. Ayres Natural Bridge
Ayres Natural Bridge is located between the towns of Glenrock and Douglas off of exit 151 south of Interstate 25. This was one of Wyoming's first tourist attractions. The park is free to visit and has a small campground, picnic areas and a creek.
3. Wyoming Free Fishing Days
During National Fishing and Boating Week, Wyoming offers a free fishing day, usually in June. This is a day when anglers are allowed to fish on public bodies of water without a fishing license.
4. Hobo Pool
Hobo Pool located on the banks of the Platte River. It's a natural hot pool that ranges in temperature from 108º to 119º.
5. Platte River Trail System
The Platte River Trail System is a network of trails that run along the Platte River. You can enjoy hiking, biking or skating along the path.
6. Fossil Country Frontier Museum
The Fossil Country Frontier Museum is located at 418 Pine Avenue in Kemmerer. Here you can learn all about the history of southwestern Wyoming and see some really neat things like a two-bodied lamb and a replica of a coal mine.
7. National Elk Refuge
The National Elk Refuge is a sanctuary for the largest elk herd on earth. It's located at 675 E. Broadway Avenue in Jackson
8. Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Loop Tour
The Pilot Butte Wild Horse Scenic Tour is a 24-mile self guided tour that runs between Green River and Rock Springs. Wild horses can often be spotted between Rock Springs and 14 Mile Hill and all across the top of White Mountain.
9. Castle Gardens
The Castle Gardens Petroglyph Site is located east of Riverton in central Wyoming. The name comes from the wind that has eroded the sandstone into castle-like shapes. In the sandstone, you can find rock art created by Native Americans.
10. Independence Rock
Independence rock is located southwest of Casper and is known as the "Register of the Desert." Pioneers carved their names into the hard stone. This was a key landmark that assured travelers that if they arrived at this rock by July 4th, they would make it through the Rockies before winter.
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