Wyoming Highway 431

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Wyoming Highway 431 marker

Wyoming Highway 431
Gooseberry Creek Road
Route information
Maintained by WYDOT
Length: 30.19 mi[1] (48.59 km)
Major junctions
West end: WYO 120
East end: US 20 / WYO 789 / WYO 432
Location
Counties: Hot Springs, Washakie
Highway system

State highways in Wyoming

WYO 430 WYO 432

Wyoming Highway 431 is a 30.19-mile (48.6 km) Wyoming state road in western Washakie County and a small part of northern Hot Springs County. Highway 431 is locally named Gooseberry Creek Road for Gooseberry Creek which it follows for most of its routing.

Route description[edit]

Wyoming Highway 431 begins at Wyoming Highway 120 approximately 19 miles southeast of Meeteetse in northern Hot Springs County.[2] WYO 431 proceeds northeast from Highway 120 until it reaches and crosses Gooseberry Creek. Here WYO 431 tuns due eastward and roughly parallels the north side of the creek before crossing into Washakie County at approximately 6 miles (9.7 km). A mile later, the Gooseberry Scenic Area is reached, also named after the creek, which lies on the north side of the highway. The scenic area provides panoramic view of the landscape via an overlook.[3] Nearing its end, Highway 431 turns southeasterly, still following Gooseberry Creek, before reaching its eastern end at US 20/WYO 789 and the southern terminus of Wyoming Highway 432 southwest of Worland.[2][4]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Hot Springs   0.00 0.00 WYO 120 Westerm terminus of WYO 431
Washakie   30.02 48.31 US 20 / WYO 789 / WYO 432 north Eastern terminus of WYO 431; southern terminus of WYO 432
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

External links[edit]