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Snowy Range Scenic Byway, Wyoming
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Description: This is one of the oldest designated byways in the country, and since 1926, travelers have been enjoying the cool heights and exquisite alpine terrain of the Snowy Range. From Libby Flats Overlook, you can see the mountains in Colorado, and from the rest of the drive, you can enjoy Medicine Bow Peak, at 12,013 feet. At the west end of the byway, at Ryan Park Campground, you can experience the darker side of the history here with a self-guided tour of the site of a WWII prisonor of war camp.
Campgrounds abound along this route. A number of lakes and creeks can be fished with great success, and trails lead up to Medicine Bow Peak and to more mountain lakes. Winter sports include snowmobiling and cross-country skiing on groomed trails, and downhill skiing at the Snowy Range Ski Area.


Location: WY-130 through the Medicine Bow National Forest west of Laramie. One way trip is 29 miles and takes 45 minutes.

Address: Supervisor`s Office
Medicine Bow National Forest
2468 Jackson Street
Laramie, WY  82070
Phone: 307-745-2300

Season: Memorial Day - October

Fee: fees for campgrounds

Reservations: no
Activities
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
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 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Visitor Centers at Brush Creek and Centennial are open from May to September.
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