List of Wyoming state parks

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This is a list of state parks and reserves in the Wyoming state park system operated by the Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites.

State parks and recreation areas[edit]

Park Name County or Counties Size Year Established Image Remarks
Bear River State Park Uinta 280 acres 110 hectares 1991
Within the city limits of Evanston
Boysen State Park Fremont 35,000 acres 14,000 hectares 1956
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Surrounds the Boysen Reservoir
Buffalo Bill State Park Park 11,290 acres 4,570 hectares 1957
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Surrounds the Buffalo Bill Reservoir
Curt Gowdy State Park Laramie 3,400 acres 1,400 hectares 1971
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Recreation on and around three reservoirs
Edness K. Wilkins State Park Natrona 362 acres 146 hectares 1981 On the North Platte River
Glendo State Park Converse, Platte 9,930 acres 4,020 hectares
Glendo State Park Laramie Peak.jpg
Surrounds the Glendo Reservoir
Guernsey State Park Platte 8,600 acres 3,500 hectares 1925
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Surrounds the Guernsey Reservoir
Hawk Springs State Recreation Area Goshen 2,000 acres 810 hectares 1987
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Surrounds the Hawk Springs Reservoir
Hot Springs State Park Hot Springs 1,039 acres 420 hectares 1897
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On the Big Horn River in Thermopolis
Keyhole State Park Crook 15,674 acres 6,343 hectares 1952
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Surrounds the Keyhole Reservoir
Seminoe State Park Carbon 21,641 acres 8,758 hectares 1965
On the Seminoe Reservoir
Sinks Canyon State Park Fremont 600 acres 240 hectares
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Underground river on the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River

State-administered historic sites[edit]

Name Locality Image Remarks
Ames Monument Historic Site Albany County
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Pyramid designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, dedicated to Union Pacific Railroad financiers Oakes and Oliver Ames
Camp Douglas Officers’ Club State Historic Site Douglas
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World War II internment camp for prisoners of war
Connor Battlefield State Historic Site Ranchester Site of the Battle of the Tongue River
Fort Bridger State Historic Site Uinta County
United States Army outpost during the Utah War
Fort Fetterman State Historic Site Converse County
Ruins of wooden fort constructed in 1867 by the United States Army
Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site Carbon County
Site Plan - Fort Fred Steele, Fort Steele, Carbon County, WY HABS WYO,4-FOFEST,1- (sheet 2 of 2).tif
Ruins of fort established in 1868 by the United States Army
Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site Johnson County
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United States Army outpost from the 1860s on the Bozeman Trail
Granger Stage Station State Historic Site Granger
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Station on the Pony Express (1860-1861) and the Overland Trail
Historic Governors' Mansion Cheyenne
Historic Governor's Mansion, Cheyenne, Wyoming.jpg
Governor's mansion from 1905 to 1976
Independence Rock State Historic Site Natrona County
Independence Rock, Wyoming, USA, July 2015.jpg
Prominent granite landmark for travelers on the Oregon, Mormon, and California trails
Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site Hot Springs County
Near vertical cliff with more than 92 prehistoric petroglyph panels and 300 petroglyph figures
Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site Big Horn County Sandstone cliff with hundreds of Native American petroglyphs and pictographs
Names Hill Historic Site Lincoln County
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Bluff near a crossing on the Green River where travelers on the Oregon and California trails carved their names
Oregon Trail Ruts Platte County
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Remnants of the Oregon Trail's westward migration worn into sandstone
Piedmont Charcoal Kilns State Historic Site Uinta County
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Remnants of the charcoal-making industry in southwestern Utah
South Pass City State Historic Site Fremont County
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Surviving "ghost town" on the Oregon Trail
Trail End State Historic Site Sheridan
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Mansion of cattleman and politician John B. Kendrick
Wyoming Pioneer Museum Douglas Collections of materials related to the westward expansion
Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site Laramie
Wyoming Territorial Penitentiary HABS WY1.jpg
Federal penitentiary from 1872 to 1890; state prison from 1890 to 1901

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