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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

Bozeman Trail
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.

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."

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 km2). It is shared by the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes.

Wyoming State Capitol

Wyoming State Capitol
Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 82002
The Wyoming State Capitol is the state capitol and seat of government of the U.S. state of Wyoming. It contains the chambers of the Wyoming State Legislature and well as the office of the Governor of Wyoming.

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming
Set aside as a national park on March 1, 1872, Yellowstone was the first National Park and is known for its wildlife and geothermal features, especially Old Faithful Geyser, one of the most popular areas in the park.

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Top 10 Most Popular Wyoming Landmarks

  1. Devils Tower National Monument
  2. Old Faithful
  3. Ames Monument
  4. Bates Battlefield
  5. Yellowstone National Park
  6. Bill Hooker Monument
  7. Bozeman Trail
  8. Wind River Indian Reservation
  9. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
  10. Wyoming State Capitol

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