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Author quoted where he was stuck in his car was WILDERNESS - BUT IT IS NOT WILDERNESS: Here is what Wilderness means and is:
How is wilderness different from forest? Wilderness areas are protected areas you may cross while in the forest and are designated...More
We pulled off I-80 here to enjoy a picnic dinner, and we were SO GLAD we did! The rock scrambling is amazing!! Little trails to follow everywhere. We didn't do anything formal, just had a wonderful time exploring. We were rewarded before we left with...More
It's right off of I80 between Laramie and Cheyenne, and is a beautifully preserved spiritual area. The rock formations are unbelievably beautiful, and you can drive through to Happy Jack Road in 8 miles. There's LOTS of areas to just pull over and get out....More
We had a fantastic time hiking the Turtle Rock trail. It was about a 2.5 mile hike and took us about 75 minutes. The hike itself is not strenuous but you do need to watch your footing in a few places. The views were spectacular....More
Stopped at Vedauvoo rocks on the way to Laramie. Unreal rock formations. Amazing the size of the boulders and how precarious the positions. A 20 foot high boulder appears held in place on a steep slope by a 3 foot rock wedged underneath. Not much...More
Absolutely gorgeous! I was here twenty years ago and forgot how stunning the rock formations were. Also, wildflowers were in bloom everywhere! It was the Fourth so it was a bit crowded and difficult to find a parking place, however, once hiking, it didn't seem...More
First, whether heading east or west when you get to Cheyenne or from Laramie take the exit for the Happy Jack road (Wyoming 210). You are able to drive 70 MPH etc on this back very uncrowded road so you are not really adding much...More
While still a very nice place for rock climbing and hiking, the pine beetles have caused a lot of trees to be removed from the campgrounds. The water system hasn't worked in a few years. There is a lot of traffic in the surrounding forest...More
I agree - lots of sites available, as long as you avoid the holiday weekends. There are developed sites near lakes and recreation areas (small fee), and many undeveloped sites (free) along the various roads in the Vedauwoo... More
I agree - lots of sites available, as long as you avoid the holiday weekends. There are developed sites near lakes and recreation areas (small fee), and many undeveloped sites (free) along the various roads in the Vedauwoo area.