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Vedauwoo

Laramie, WY
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Laramie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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Denver, Colorado
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117 reviews 117 reviews
48 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We hiked the Turtle Rock loop (3 miles) and the Box Canyon trail (1/2 mile). Minimal elevation gain, so most everyone can do these two short hikes. You'll see wildflowers and interesting rock formations. I'd allow about 2 hours, or more if you want to explore the rocks or have a picnic. Parking in the central area can be crowded... More

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Shoreview, Minnesota, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I totally enjoyed this quiet park outside of Loveland, CO. I consider it as scenic as Garden of the Gods - without the crowds. It makes once pause and contemplate nature. We saw a large antlered elk and prairie dogs. Rocks were eroded in marvelous ways. Wish there was more time to hike. Lots of photo ops.

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Houston, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stop at the Vedauwoo exit off I80 if only to drive the road into the campground. If you can take an hour and walk the easy 2 mile trial around the base of main rock formation (I forget the trail name). You'll see beaver ponds, aspen groves and beautiful geology and maybe some rock climbing. Great place for you and... More

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Ragged Point, Ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

One of my favorite hiking and climbing places since childhood, I now live out of state, but always make a point of seeing Vedauwoo when in Laramie. Amazing huge stacks of granite, easily accessible, well worth a stop or day trip!

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We love to hike here. The rock formations are so unique and interesting. Whenever we go out to Wyoming, we fit in a hike here. Especially pretty in summer with wild flowers all around!

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Henderson, Colorado
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114 reviews 114 reviews
18 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Vedawoo is a beautiful park in-between Cheyenne and Laramie. There is an exit off of I-80. There is a nice overnight campground near the interstate, and more campgrounds throughout the park. There are wind blown rock cliffs for climbers, and great rolling hills to explore.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Fun, easy hike on paved path to see pretty rock formations and take pictures. Got to see the changing of the aspens which were quite pretty. Friends in Laramie suggested this for some easy exercise.

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Casper, Wyoming
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Vedauwoo is a collection of really neat rock formations. Supposedly a sacred indian location, you can feel the ancient mystique. Great free climbing as well as developed pic-nic areas. A good stop at "the Summit"

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hebron
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

What a hidden Gem. I found out about this place from my niece who lives in Laramie. It is just few min drive on I-80 From Laramie. There is $5 per car day pass. There is also camping and climbing fee I believe. The place was cool and clean. What quiet place to walk. We went later in the afternoon... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I vow to return one day and spend more time here. My husband and I took a lot of photographs, each one better than the last. The boulders, many as big as cars and even busses were unbelievable. It was September and a cloudy day, not many people here, but we liked that. There was a box in which to... More

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