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Sweetwater County offers unsurpassed water sports at Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, the excitement of wild horses running free and the spectacular beauty of sand dunes, not to mention dinosaurs and historic highlights. Check with the local Chamber of Commerce for events and specials!

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Colorful Characters & Communities

Flaming Gorge Recreation Area

Great Outdoors
Flaming Gorge Recreation Area
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Wild HorsesWild Horse Loop Tour
For Information Call:
Green River Chamber of Commerce
(307) 875-5711 or
Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce
(307) 362-3771
Western Wyoming Community College
Weidner Wildlife Museum
2500 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(307) 382-1600
A collection of more than 100 wildlife mounts and artifacts. Free admission.
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Digging For History
Reliance Tipple
For information call:
Sweetwater County Historical Museum
(307) 872-6435
Five miles north of Rock Springs Take Interstate 80 exit 104 (Highway 191 North) and go north 3.2 miles to the Reliance turnoff. Proceed east on County Road 4-42 (Reliance Road) for 1.4 miles
The tipple is the large industrial building to the south. A structure used to sort, grade and load coal produced in a local mine until the 1950s, the tipple is one of only two such structures remaining in the state of Wyoming. A self guided tour with interpretive signs is available during daylight hours. Free admission
Western Wyoming Community College
Natural History Museum
2500 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(307) 382-1600
Prehistoric specimens and natural history exhibits. Free admission.
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Colorful Characters & Communities
Sweetwater County Historical Museum
Sweetwater County Historical Museum
3 E. Flaming Gorge Way
Green River, WY 82935
(307) 872-6435
Located in a restored 1931 post office on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum houses exhibits on the history and culture of Sweetwater County, a large historic photo collection and local history materials. A statue dedicated to explorer and scientist John Wesley Powell is located in front of the building. Hours: Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Closed Holidays, Free admission.
Expedition Island
Green River Green Belt and White Water Park
Contact: Green River Chamber of Commerce
(307) 875-5711
Green River, WY 82935
Historic site marking the beginning of the Powell expeditions in 1869 and '71, walking paths with interpretive signs and kayak and canoe attractions.
Rock Springs Historical Museum
201 B Street
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(307) 362-3138
Long term and temporary exhibits on the history and culture of Rock Springs. Free admission.
Community Fine Arts Center
400 C Street
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(307) 362-6212
A collection of 20th century American art including Norman Rockwell, Grandma Moses, Raphael Soyer and Rafino Tamayo as well as local artists. Free admission.
Western Wyoming Community College
Art Gallery
2500 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(307) 382-1600
Regional and national artists representing a great variety of mediums as well as semi-annual student exhibitions. Free admission.
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Sweetwater County

Green River
Chamber of Commerce
307-875-5711
1-800-FL GORGE

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Rock Springs
Chamber of Commerce
307-362-3771
1-800-46 DUNES

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