Wyoming Fun Facts July 24, 2022
by Caryl Not Many People Realize That These 10 Things Are Actually Illegal In Wyoming
Chances are, you’re breaking laws in Wyoming and don’t even know it.There are some things you could be doing very innocently in Wyoming that could lead to a fine or even jail time. Not many people realize that these things are actually illegal in this state. Check out these weird
laws in Wyoming.
1. You may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.
Why is it illegal to take a picture of a rabbit in Wyoming? No one seems to know why this seasonal law was ever in effect. It doesn't seem to have anything to do with Wyoming trapping regulations or anything else.
2. It's illegal for women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.
Ok ladies...make sure you keep your distance from the bar.
3. Any person who fails to close a gate is subject to a fine of up to $750.
Crazy? Maybe so, but it is so all livestock on private property remain contained for their well being and for the well being of others.
4. Photographing pollution is illegal in Wyoming.
This is a relatively new law passed last year that makes it a crime to gather data regarding the condition of the environment with the intention of sharing it with the state or federal government. And yes, a photo is considered data. The law seems to be protecting polluters from prosecution and making it a crime to collect evidence against them.
5. Scouting for wildlife with drones during hunting season is now illegal in the state of Wyoming.
This law bans the use of unmanned drones and piloted aircraft in scouting game animals from August 1st to January 31st. This is due to the fact that it goes against fair-chase principles because it just isn't fair to the animals or the hunters.
6. No person shall take, wound or destroy any fish in Wyoming with the use of a firearm.
Just stick with fishing poles but make sure there are no more than 2 rods or poles and 3 or less hooks, flies or lures.
7. It is illegal to spit on the steps of a school in Cheyenne.
What about spit and polish? Isn't that a form of cleaning?
8. In Jackson, one may not spit on the sidewalk.
Again, isn't that the way to thoroughly clean something?
8. It's illegal to wear a hat in a public theater or place of amusement that obstructs a spectator's view.
Surprised it's a law but this should be done anyway out of pure courtesy for those around you.
10. In Newcastle, it's illegal to make love in a freezer.
Do you know of any other laws in Wyoming that are out of the ordinary?
For other laws that you may not realize exist, check out
These 10 Crazy Laws Will Leave You Scratching Your Head.
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July 24, 2022
These laws are so weird. What else is weird about Wyoming?
Lots of things are weird about Wyoming, but that's what makes it great! There are lots of weird places in Wyoming for you to check out - here's a post with some great suggestions:
Here Are The 12 Weirdest Places You Can Possibly Go In Wyoming. Here are some more on this list of bizarre roadside attractions, too: 10 Bizarre Roadside Attractions In Wyoming That Will Make You Do A Double Take. Also, Wyomingites are weird folks, and proud of it! Here are some of the weird things that they do: 17 Extremely Weird Things Only People From Wyoming Do
Do other states have weird laws also?
Absolutely! It seems that long ago a lot of weird laws made their way onto the books, and they never came off again. Therefore, a lot of weird things are illegal and no one knows why. They could prosecute you for them, but in most cases, they won't. On the other hand, some laws may seem weird at first, but when you take time to think about them, they make a lot of sense - like the hunting, fishing, and gate laws above. Anyway, here are some weird laws from Iowa:
Here Are 10 Of The Weirdest Laws Ever Passed In Iowa, here are some from Ohio: Not Many People Realize That These 13 Things Are Actually Illegal In Ohio, and here are some from New York, too: 10 Crazy Laws In New York That Will Leave You Scratching Your Head In Wonder