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Weekend Inspiration

It doesn't take much effort to inspire someone. Check out these weekend events — going on all summer long.

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Explore The Wyoming Game and Fish offers a multitude of public accessible lands for camping, hiking or wildlife viewing.

Camping Allowed

Below is a listing of Game and Fish owned public lands, throughout the state, that offer overnight camping.

Amsden Creek - WHMA
Bear River - PAA
Blacks Fork - PAA
Bud Love - WHMA
Carter/Billy Miles - PAA
Chain Lakes - WHMA
Cottonwood Draw - WHMA
East Allen Lake - PAA
Ed O. Taylor - WHMA
Encampment River - PAA
Fall Creek - WHMA
Forbes/Sheep Mountain - WHMA
Gelatt Lake - PAA
Grayrocks Reservoir - PAA
Green River-Daniel/40 Rod - PAA
Green River-Fear/Ferry Island - PAA
Green River-Fear/Reardon Draw - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge #2 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking area #13 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking Area #5 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking Area #8, #9 - PAA
Greys River - WHMA
Half Moon - WHMA
Jelm - WHMA
Kerns - WHMA
Kirk Inberg/Kevin Roy - WHMA
Lake Hattie - PAA
Laramie Peak - WHMA
Medicine Lodge - WHMA
Meeboer Lake - PAA
New Fork River-Remmick - PAA
North Platte River-Bixby - PAA
North Platte River-Foote - PAA
North Platte River-Miracle Mile - PAA
North Platte River-Pick Bridge - PAA
North Platte River-Rochelle - PAA
North Platte River-Sanger - PAA
North Platte River-Treasure Island - PAA
Ocean Lake - WHMA
Packers Lake - PAA
Pennock Mountain - WHMA
Rawhide - WHMA
Red Rim-Daley - WHMA
Red Rim-Grizzly - WHMA
Renner - WHMA
Salt River-A/G Lane - PAA
Sand Mesa - WHMA
Saratoga Lake - PAA
Seminoe Reservoir-Bow Arm - PAA
Soda Lake - WHMA
Spence & Moriarity - WHMA
Springer/Bump Sullivan - WHMA
Sunlight Basin - WHMA
Sunshine - WHMA
Table Mountain - WHMA
Tensleep Creek - PAA
Tom Thorne/Beth Williams - WHMA
Twin Buttes - PAA
V-Cross - PAA
Viva Naughton - PAA
Wheatland Reservoir #1 - PAA
Wheatland Reservoir #3 - PAA
Whiskey Basin - WHMA
Wick/Beumee - WHMA
Woddruff Narrows - PAA
Yellowtail - WHMA

Hiking Allowed

Below is a listing of Game and Fish owned public lands, throughout the state, that offer hiking opportunities.

Amsden Creek - WHMA
Badwater Ranch - PAA
Black Butte - WHMA
Blacks Fork - PAA
Boulder Rearing Station - PAA
Bud Love - WHMA
Camp Creek - WHMA
Carter/Billy Miles - PAA
Chain Lakes - WHMA
Coco Belle - PAA
Cottonwood Draw - WHMA
Duck Creek - PAA
Ed O. Taylor - WHMA
Encampment River - PAA
Fall Creek - WHMA
Forbes/Sheep Mountain - WHMA
Grayrocks Reservoir - PAA
Green River-Daniel/40 Rod - PAA
Green River-Daniel/Hatchery - PAA
Green River-Daniel/McLoughlin - PAA
Green River-Fear/Fear Meadows - PAA
Green River-Fear/Ferry Island - PAA
Green River-Fear/Five Mile Bridge - PAA
Green River-Fear/Reardon Draw - PAA
Green River-Huston - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge #2 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking area #13 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking Area #5 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking Area #8, #9 - PAA
Greys River - WHMA
Half Moon - WHMA
Hams Fork River-Bagley - PAA
Hams Fork River-Dunning - PAA
Hams Fork River-Peternal - PAA
Horse Creek - WHMA
Jelm - WHMA
John/Annie Woodhouse - PAA
Kerns - WHMA
Kirk Inberg/Kevin Roy - WHMA
Laramie Peak - WHMA
Luke Lynch - WHMA
Medicine Lodge - WHMA
Morgan Creek - WHMA
New Fork River-Airport - PAA
New Fork River-Historical Park - PAA
New Fork River-Mesa Bridge - PAA
New Fork River-Remmick - PAA
Newton Lakes - PAA
North Fork Shoshone River-Big Creek - PAA
North Fork Shoshone River-Rivers Rest - PAA
North Laramie-Funkhouser - PAA
North Platte River-Treasure Island - PAA
Ocean Lake - WHMA
Patrol Cabin - WHMA
Pennock Mountain - WHMA
Pitcher/Brokaw - PAA
Rawhide - WHMA
Red Canyon - WHMA
Red Horse - PAA
Red Rim-Daley - WHMA
Red Rim-Grizzly - WHMA
Renner - WHMA
Rock Creek - PAA
Sand Mesa - WHMA
Shoshone River-Cooper Lane - PAA
Shoshone River-Dillman - PAA
Shoshone River-North Cody - PAA
Shoshone River-Penrose Dam - PAA
Shoshone River-Sulphur Creek - PAA
Shoshone River-Willwood Dam - PAA
Sinks Canyon - WHMA
Soda Lake - WHMA
South Fork Shoshone River-Andy Martin Hill - PAA
South Fork Shoshone River-Cody Canal - PAA
South Fork Shoshone River-Houlihan/Bobcat - PAA
South Fork Shoshone River-Twin Creek Trailhead - PAA
South Park - WHMA
Spence & Moriarity - WHMA
Springer/Bump Sullivan - WHMA
Sunlight Basin - WHMA
Sunshine - WHMA
Sybille Lower - PAA
Table Mountain - WHMA
Tensleep Creek - PAA
Teton - WHMA
Tom Thorne/Beth Williams - WHMA
Tongue River Canyon - PAA
V-Cross - PAA
Viva Naughton - PAA
Whiskey Basin - WHMA
Wick/Beumee - WHMA
Woddruff Narrows - PAA
Woods Canyon - WHMA
Yellowtail - WHMA

Wildlife Viewing

Below is a listing of Game and Fish owned public lands, throughout the state, that offer opportunties to view and observe wildlife.

Alpine Wetlands - PAA
Beartrap Creek/Pheasant - PAA
Big Creek - PAA
Bighorn River-Kirby Ditch - PAA
Bighorn River-Longwell - PAA
Bighorn River-McCarthy - PAA
Bighorn River-Murillo - PAA
Bighorn River-Shafer - PAA
Bighorn River-Sorensen - PAA
Bighorn River-Wakely - PAA
Bighorn River-WYDOT - PAA
Black Butte - WHMA
Blacks Fork - PAA
Boulder Rearing Station - PAA
Clarks Fork River-Clark Canyon - PAA
Coco Belle - PAA
Cottonwood Draw - WHMA
Diamond Lake - PAA
Duck Creek - PAA
East Fork River-Richie/Vible - PAA
Elk Mountain Reservoir - PAA
Encampment River - PAA
Encampment River-Baggot Rocks - PAA
Fall Creek - WHMA
Forbes/Sheep Mountain - WHMA
Green River-Daniel/40 Rod - PAA
Green River-Daniel/Hatchery - PAA
Green River-Daniel/McLoughlin - PAA
Green River-Fear/Fear Meadows - PAA
Green River-Fear/Ferry Island - PAA
Green River-Fear/Five Mile Bridge - PAA
Green River-Fear/Reardon Draw - PAA
Green River-Huston - PAA
Green River-Sommer's Boat Launch - PAA
Green River-Sommers/Grindstone - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge #2 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking area #13 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking Area #5 - PAA
Green River-Warren Bridge Parking Area #8, #9 - PAA
Greys River - WHMA
Half Moon - WHMA
Hams Fork River-Bagley - PAA
Hams Fork River-Dunning - PAA
Hams Fork River-Peternal - PAA
Horse Creek - WHMA
Jelm - WHMA
Jim Mountain Access Road - PAA
John/Annie Woodhouse - PAA
Lake Hattie - PAA
Laramie Peak - WHMA
Lower Sunshine Reservoir - PAA
Luke Lynch - WHMA
Mac's 40 - PAA
Medicine Lodge - WHMA
Middle Fork Powder River-Ellis - PAA
New Fork River-Airport - PAA
New Fork River-Boulder Bridge - PAA
New Fork River-Historical Park - PAA
New Fork River-Mesa Bridge - PAA
New Fork River-Remmick - PAA
Newton Lakes - PAA
North Fork Shoshone River-Big Creek - PAA
North Fork Shoshone River-Rivers Rest - PAA
North Fork Shoshone River-Trout Creek - PAA
North Fork Shoshone River-Wapiti - PAA
North Laramie-Funkhouser - PAA
North Platte River-Fort Steele - PAA
North Platte River-Treasure Island - PAA
Osage Pond - PAA
Patrol Cabin - WHMA
Pennock Mountain - WHMA
Pine Creek - PAA
Pitcher/Brokaw - PAA
Rock Creek - PAA
Saratoga Lake - PAA
Shoshone River-Corbett Dam Put-in - PAA
Shoshone River-Dillman - PAA
Shoshone River-North Cody - PAA
Shoshone River-Penrose Dam - PAA
Shoshone River-Sulphur Creek - PAA
Shoshone River-Willwood - PAA
Shoshone River-Willwood Dam - PAA
Soda Lake - WHMA
Sodergreen Lake - PAA
South Fork Shoshone River-Andy Martin Hill - PAA
South Fork Shoshone River-Cody Canal - PAA
South Fork Shoshone River-Houlihan/Bobcat - PAA
South Fork Shoshone River-Twin Creek Trailhead - PAA
South Park - WHMA
Spence & Moriarity - WHMA
Springer/Bump Sullivan - WHMA
Table Mountain - WHMA
Teton - WHMA
Tom Thorne/Beth Williams - WHMA
Tongue River Canyon - PAA
Upper Sunshine Reservoir - PAA
V-Cross - PAA
Viva Naughton - PAA
Wheatland Reservoir #1 - PAA
Wheatland Reservoir #3 - PAA
Whiskey Basin - WHMA
Wick/Beumee - WHMA
Woddruff Narrows - PAA
Woods Canyon - WHMA
Yellowtail - WHMA
Hunting/Fishing

Like peanut butter and jelly, catching fish in the summer goes hand in hand. Check out these opportunities to take part in a favorite Wyoming summer pastime.

JUNE
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Free Fishing Day

Youth fishing challenges

  • Cutt Slam
  • Trout Trio
  • Cool Catch
  • Wyoming's Wild One
  • Pan Pair
  • Habitat Counts
  • Percid Prize
  • Bass Battle
  • Hatchery Hop

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EXPERIENCE

Wyoming Outdoor Expo

Celebrating Wyoming's Wildlife and Wild Places – Join us in Casper for three days filled with fun activities and information. This free event is perfect for kids and adults.

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Wyoming Camp Wild

Learn about the outdoors at our summer camps – Game and Fish offers day and overnight summer camps for youth as well as a professional development camp for educators. Join us to have tons of fun outdoors while learning about wildlife, habitat, and outdoor recreation.

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Wyoming Outdoor Weekend and Expo

A Central Wyoming Kick off to the Summer – This free event celebrates different ways to get outside and have fun. The event is co-hosted by Lander Economic Development Association and The Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

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