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Gems in Central Wyoming - 7

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gem Favorite Devils Tower.

Devils Tower

(21) Sundance, WY
gem Favorite Viewing Devils Tower through the Circle of Sacred Smoke sculpture.

Circle of Sacred Smoke Sculpture

(1) Sundance, WY
gem Favorite Porcupine Falls

Porcupine Falls

(6) Lovell, WY
gem Favorite View from the Leigh Monument, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

Leigh Monument

(2) Worland, WY
gem Favorite Sunset view from the Warren Peak Fire Lookout

Warren Peak Fire Lookout

(3) Sundance, WY
gem Favorite The travertine terraces from across Big Horn River

Rainbow Terraces

(2) Thermop…, WY
gem Favorite Literally takes your breath away! The Milky Way was showing off above our Tipi near Devil's Tower.

Devil's Tower Tipis

(4) Sundance, WY

Recommended Routes in Central Wyoming - 13

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Favorite Prayer flags tied to the trees
Easy/Intermediate

Tower Trail

1.3 mi 2.1 km 110' Up 33.68 m Up 120' Down 36.63 m Down

Sundance, WY
Favorite Sunrise at Mistymoon Lake
Difficult

Cloud Peak Out-and-Back

23.8 mi 38.3 km 5,135' Up 1565.19 m Up 5,135' Down 1565.24 m Down

Buffalo, WY
Favorite Headed into Florence Canyon
Difficult

Florence Pass to Florence Lake

15.7 mi 25.3 km 1,929' Up 587.86 m Up 1,932' Down 588.76 m Down

Buffalo, WY
Favorite Overlooking Lake Elsa from the north.
Difficult

Elsa/Spear Lake Loop

25.3 mi 40.7 km 5,122' Up 1561.24 m Up 5,119' Down 1560.25 m Down

Sheridan, WY
Favorite Looking Northeast towards Steamboat Rock from the Summit of Black Mountain.
Difficult

Black Mountain Lookout

3.9 mi 6.2 km 1,024' Up 312.22 m Up 1,024' Down 312.22 m Down

Sheridan, WY
Favorite First glimpse of the cliffs on the other side of the creek.
Intermediate

Geneva Lake

9.1 mi 14.7 km 932' Up 284.16 m Up 932' Down 284.11 m Down

Sheridan, WY
Favorite Relaxing little spot at Her Lake
Intermediate/Difficult

Sherd Lake Loop

10.4 mi 16.7 km 1,559' Up 475.19 m Up 1,559' Down 475.18 m Down

Buffalo, WY
Favorite One of the bridge crossings. Credit: Adrian Whitmore
Intermediate

Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail #77

8.8 mi 14.2 km 1,175' Up 358.14 m Up 1,175' Down 357.99 m Down

Beulah, WY
Favorite Red Grade, near the center of the figure-eight loop, with a light dusting of snow.
Intermediate

Red Grade Trail System Loop

1.8 mi 2.9 km 255' Up 77.67 m Up 244' Down 74.38 m Down

Sheridan, WY
Favorite Tongue River Canyon
Difficult

Tongue River Point-to-Point

9.4 mi 15.1 km 385' Up 117.38 m Up 4,393' Down 1339 m Down

Sheridan, WY
Favorite The travertine terraces from across Big Horn River
Easy

Rainbow Terraces Loop

0.8 mi 1.3 km 22' Up 6.74 m Up 19' Down 5.94 m Down

Thermop…, WY
Favorite View from the Leigh Monument, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming
Very Difficult

Leigh Monument Out-and-Back

6.9 mi 11.1 km 318' Up 96.78 m Up 2,419' Down 737.24 m Down

Worland, WY
Favorite Florence Lake. Out of the photo you can spot Bomber Mountain
Intermediate/Difficult

Bomber Mountain via West Tensleep

10.7 mi 17.1 km 3,634' Up 1107.7 m Up 363' Down 110.5 m Down

Buffalo, WY

Central Wyoming Hiking

  • 579 Miles 931 Kilometers of Trail
  • 15 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Gems Gems
  • 25 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 86 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 31 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Wyoming - 127

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2.9 mi 4.7 km #1Red Beds Trail
Intermediate
Sundance, WY
Intermediate
Sundance, WY 21 
3.8 mi 6.1 km #2Cloud Peak Route
Difficult
Buffalo, WY
Difficult
Buffalo, WY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Porcupine Falls Trail #135
Difficult
Lovell, WY
Difficult
Lovell, WY
6.0 mi 9.6 km #4Shell Lakes Trail #032
Intermediate/Difficult
Greybull, WY
Intermediate/Difficult
Greybull, WY
3.0 mi 4.9 km #5Hidden Hoot Trail
Easy
Sheridan, WY
Easy
Sheridan, WY
1.4 mi 2.2 km #6Copmans Tomb Scenic Overlook
Intermediate
Greybull, WY
Intermediate
Greybull, WY
0.9 mi 1.5 km #7Geneva Lake Loop Trail
Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
0.2 mi 0.3 km #8Twin Lakes Trail
Easy
Sheridan, WY
Easy
Sheridan, WY
3.2 mi 5.2 km #9William J. Mentock Trail
Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
Intermediate
Buffalo, WY
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Bozeman Trail
Intermediate
Sheridan, WY
Intermediate
Sheridan, WY

Photos of Central Wyoming - 223

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Headed into Florence Canyon
Mar 6, 2019 near Buffalo, WY
Porcupine Falls
Aug 15, 2019 near Lovell, WY
The Bozeman Trail looking north with the Bighorn Mountains in the distance. The ruts aren't from hikers or bikers, but what is left of the thousands of wagons that passed through here over 150 years ago.
Aug 13, 2019 near Sheridan, WY
The end of the trail from the top of Paradise Falls.
Aug 11, 2019 near Greybull, WY
Fun trail to hike in the winter also.
Mar 8, 2019 near Sheridan, WY
Little Goose Canyon Trail in the winter! Beautiful year round. Private land on both sides of the road so please stay on trail!
Mar 6, 2019 near Sheridan, WY
Looking to the northwest side of Shell Canyon from the end of the Shell Bench Trail.
Jun 14, 2019 near Greybull, WY
Dog approved!
Mar 11, 2019 near Lovell, WY