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Thunder Basin National Grassland

2250 E Richards St, Douglas, WY 82633-8922
+1 307-358-4690
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Just driving through

We were just driving through this national grassland. It was so flat but very much enjoyable. We... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
OZS969
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Budapest
Wildlife!

It never ceases to amaze me that you can drive all over an area looking for wildlife, but you roll... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
okaugust
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Wyoming
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  • Very good18%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
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29 Sep 2016
“Just driving through”
9 Sep 2016
“Wildlife!”
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2250 E Richards St, Douglas, WY 82633-8922
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+1 307-358-4690
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were just driving through this national grassland. It was so flat but very much enjoyable. We loved the autumn colors of mother nature very much! :-)

Reviewed 9 September 2016

It never ceases to amaze me that you can drive all over an area looking for wildlife, but you roll onto some type of national grassland, wildlife refuge, etc and suddenly there are birds, mammals, amazing scenery all around you, if you just learn to...More

Reviewed 4 July 2016

We decided to take this scenic route from the Black Hills to Grand Teton. A portion of it included the smoggiest valley we had ever experienced - it was awful! The rest, however, was beautiful with lots of pronghorn and gorgeous view.

Reviewed 3 June 2016

Decided to take this route down through Wyoming on my way to Cheyenne to see the wildlife. Yes, it is not the most interesting drive and be sure to fuel up before you start as I think there might have been one gas station down...More

Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

The long drive from Gillette down 59 to Douglas is long and boring. The rolling hills help break up the drive and we enjoyed looking for deer and pronghorn antelope and wee surprised to see so many near the road. We tried to imagine the...More

Reviewed 12 June 2014

Skip Wall Drug and go here for some fascinating conversation with a Forest Service ranger. A real learning experience for the whole family with plenty of exhibits, maps, and information sources. We spoke to 2 different rangers who made great suggestions for "off the beaten...More

Reviewed 26 July 2013

This is not how we thought of Wyoming - 3 million acres of rolling grassland! Driving through on our way to South Dakota, we enjoyed the different type of scenery than we had been seeing in other parts of the state. Lots of antelope and...More

Reviewed 13 March 2013

Driving through here is amazing...all that grass, and all that open space. It has to be a huge surprise for anyone who hasn't lived in Wyoming before.

Reviewed 11 October 2012

Be it camping, hunting, or birding (sage grouse) you will finf the grasslands a wonderful place to be. Plus, there's a hotel and 50's diner plopped right on the edge in Bill....see Oak Tree Inn..

Reviewed 12 July 2012

we volunteered here for several years (my daughter re-discovered the Baird's sparrows thought extinct in area) all roads very rural and rough- not generally useful for low clearance sedans or minivans (we have off-road equipped jeep), no facilities at all- most people pass through on...More

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