Albany County, Wyoming
Dedicated to brothers Oakes Ames and Oliver Ames, the monument is a four-sided, random ashlar pyramid, 60 feet square at the base and 60 feet high, constructed of light-colored native granite. It was completed in 1882.
Washakie County, Wyoming
This is the site of a battle to capture a band of Arapahoe Indians who were plundering and robbing small camps and trains. Captain Alfred Bates and the 2nd cavalry, with Chief Washakie and Shoshone Indians, attacked on July 4, 1874.
Ross Flat, Wyoming
The Bozeman Trail was an overland route connecting the Oregon Trail to the gold rush territory of Montana. John Bozeman, among others, led the first group of about 2,000 settlers up the trail in 1864.
Atlantic City, Fremont County, Wyoming
This was the site of the Burnt Ranch Stage and Pony Express Station. Indians attacked and burned this station in the 1860's, which gave it the name, "Burnt Ranch".
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 82001
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens functions as a traditional public botanic garden, municipal nursery and community garden. They are the United States Intermountain West's oldest and one of the largest public demonstration sites for renewable energy.
Crook County, Wyoming
Devil's Tower rises 1267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding land and is part of the United States first official National Monument. It played a large role in the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind."
Fremont County, Wyoming
Wind River is the seventh-largest Indian reservation in the United States, encompassing a land area of 3,473.272 square miles (8,995.733 kmē). It is shared by the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.
Riverton, Fremont County, Wyoming, 82501
The Honor Farm, originally called the Penitentiary Farm, was acquired by the State Legislature in 1931. It is a minimum security facility. The original administration building is still standing and in use.