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Ames Monument

Ames Monument
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.

Bates Battlefield

Bates Battlefield
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.

Bill Hooker Monument

Bill Hooker Monument
Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming
This monument is dedicated to the bullwacker, William Hooker, whose adventures of driving teams of oxen throughout the Old West became popular in the 1920's.

Bozeman Trail Monument

Bozeman Trail Monument
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.

Burnt Ranch Historical Monument

Burnt Ranch Historical Monument
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 Botanic Gardens

Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
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.

Devils Tower National Monument

Devils Tower National Monument
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."

Museum of the American West

Museum of the American West
Lander, Fremont County, Wyoming, 82520
The Museum of the American West is part of a museum complex that includes a living history village, a county-owned museum, a picnic pavilion, and a walking path.

Old Faithful

Old Faithful
Wyoming
An eruption from this famous geo-thermal wonder can shoot 3,700 - 8,400 gallons (14,000 - 32,000 l) of boiling water to a height of 106 - 184 feet (30 - 55 m) lasting from 1.5 - 5 minutes.

Wind River Indian Reservation

Wind River Indian Reservation
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.

Wyoming Honor Farm

Wyoming Honor Farm
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.

Wyoming State Capitol

Wyoming State Capitol
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 82002
The construction of the capitol was authorized for the Wyoming Territory in 1886.

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Top 10 Most Popular Wyoming Landmarks

  1. Devils Tower National Monument
  2. Old Faithful
  3. Ames Monument
  4. Burnt Ranch Historical Monument
  5. Bates Battlefield
  6. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
  7. Bill Hooker Monument
  8. Wind River Indian Reservation
  9. Bozeman Trail Monument
  10. Firefighter Monument

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