We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Stunning views!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Medicine Bow National Forest

Medicine Bow National Forest
2468 Jackson Street, Laramie, WY 82070
(307) 745-2300
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Laramie
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Range of mountains close to Laramie which offer a wide variety of outdoor sports.
Chicago
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Stunning views!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2009

Upon entering the forest the views don't seem that remarkable, but once you get to Lake Marie you will realize the beauty of this preserve. The huge boulders that look like a river of rock, the peak of Medicine Bow Mountain, the clear waters of the lake...magnificent. The hiking trails bring you to several secluded wonderlands, and the campgrounds are all very rustic but gorgeous. Brooklyn lake was one of the prettiest campgrounds I've seen. We stayed at the Nash Campground, and it was very quiet and lovely. BUT, it gets really really cold at night! We were there in the middle of August and the day time temps were very comfortable. Don't be deceived. Check with the ranger stations at each end of the forest for info on weather before you decide to camp!

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

133 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    115
    17
    1
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
La Porte, In
Level Contributor
40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2007

(Add these photos to review 8716553)

Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Medicine Bow National Forest also viewed

 

Been to Medicine Bow National Forest? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Medicine Bow National Forest, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.