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Laramie, WY
+1 307-745-2300
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3 Beavers ponds

It is so beautiful. We were trying to find a lake that we were told about where you could walk out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mills, Wyoming
Very Unique Rock Formations & Hiking Options

After traveling for miles and miles and seeing "flat land" - its very surprising to see Vedauwoo... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kimberly J
Boulder, Colorado
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“rock formations” (36 reviews)
“day trip” (9 reviews)
Laramie, WY
+1 307-745-2300
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is so beautiful. We were trying to find a lake that we were told about where you could walk out in the water and scoop up lake bottom sand and find gems and different rocks in it. We didn't find the lake but we...More

Thank MitziD3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After traveling for miles and miles and seeing "flat land" - its very surprising to see Vedauwoo just popping out of the ground --- but its certainly worth the stop and a nice place to stretch your legs.

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 20 November 2017

What a wonderful park with a self-pay box at the entrance. You can picnic, walk trails or just sit and enjoy the beauty and catch some wildlife while you are at it.

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Turtle Rock Loop @ Vedauwoo is an amazing hike. Fairly easy circuit around some of the most impressive rock formations anywhere in the world. Plenty of boulders to climb & several ponds along the trail.

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Bring your camera & hiking boots. Great hiking & climbing for any season of the year. Beautiful rock formations. Easy to stay in either Laramie or Cheyenne areas.

Thank jmw0313
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We hikes the forest when the aspens we're in fall yellow. The Rock climbing is for all skill levels. We're novices yet walked up to a great area to look out on the prairie. Great picnic area with tables.

Thank mcascio10
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a recreation area east of Laramie in the Medicine Bow National Forest. There are hiking and biking trails, picnic tables, camping, and rock climbing for the stout hearted (and experienced). There’s a small admission fee, but worth it for the views of the...More

Thank WyomingCooboy
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Read about this area and planned it on the itinerary. Was disappointed as driving, parking, and bathroom facilities were few. Probably more beautiful if accessible. Recommend only young hikers!

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This is a really cool place to stop for a picnic lunch, get some fresh air and do some rock climbing for beginners.

1  Thank 007BigBlue
Reviewed 22 September 2017

One of our favorite stops is the Vendauwoo National Forest between Laramie and Cheyenne Wyoming. It is absolutely beautiful and there are endless trails.

Thank Yutahsadventures
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Julie H
25 April 2017|
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Response from teresakk66 | Reviewed this property |
The best spots do. Much of the campground has been cleared of trees due to pine beetle, so many of the campsites are treeless. Many of those are often available. The upper Campground allows RVs. The lower Campground is tents... More
26 January 2016|
Response from Todd G | Reviewed this property |
It means " earthborn". I found this on another website for you. I think I read something like the indians thought that the indian spirits played here, as if they placed all the rocks like they are. Despite claims to the... More