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We took this route into Thermopolis and we had no idea we were in for such awesome beauty and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ruch, Oregon

This winding stretch of highway is picturesque beyond belief...high cliffs and deep canyons with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bill D
Redmond, Oregon
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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All reviews beautiful drive take your time pull off slow down railroad tracks both directions views are breathtaking rock formations take pictures road side both sides speed limit great scenery big horn sheep indian reservation white water well worth the trip
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took this route into Thermopolis and we had no idea we were in for such awesome beauty and amazing rock formations. This is well worth going out of your way to see.

Thank alanvoetsch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe its because we just came from the Grand Teton and through Yellowstone, but I didn't think that the views were that spectacular. Yes, they beat the pants off of anything east of the Mississippi, but not over the top spectacular.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Canyon is very nice but it’s not good for the family who would like to walk around and enjoy there are no public restrooms there are no walkways and from the way I understand it’s illegal to climb around the candy because it’s reservation. There...More

Thank Travis C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This winding stretch of highway is picturesque beyond belief...high cliffs and deep canyons with the river below. One thing to watch for is HIGH WINDS can be dangerous for high profile vehicles. Just one amazing stretch of beauty...trust us - drive this way...

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been through Wyoming before and during a 1 week trip through this great state we saw countless unbelievably scenery including Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons. While both places these were beautiful, this trip through the Wind River Canyon was perhaps the highlight...More

1  Thank jimquasius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Wind River Canyon offers and exceptional cycling experience. The shoulders are wide - 4' in most places - and the traffic generally light. The scenery is fantastic along the 20 mile ride up canyon. Since it parallels a railroad, you know the climb is...More

Thank 284rickt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been through the Wind River Canyon many times in my life and am never disappointed. You don't want to miss it!

Thank Lorrie W
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This is a lovely drive coming out of Thermopolis to Casper. It’s a lovely start to an otherwise long and boring drive.

Thank Pandora5862
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This is a beautiful drive through Wind River Canyon-----three different tunnels & the mountainous terrain. Well worth the trip and then go on to Hot Springs State Park for a good soaking in the mineral hot baths at the Bath House.

Thank Ann J
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

This canyon is spectacular! I drove it both directions and it looks completely different from each side. Tunnels, RR tunnels, cliffs, water, great rock formations, beautiful. Take your time and drive at least one way. We stayed in thermopolis and had plenty to do for...More

1  Thank Terry B
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January 1, 2017|
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Response from Hondasaki_cat_girl | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Travel through the canyon is popular with campers. Just take it slow and enjoy the view.