Outdoor Recreation

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Outdoor Recreation Opportunities in Washakie County

Washakie County offers something for everyone with some of the finest opportunities for outdoor recreation in Wyoming. Over 75 percent of Washakie County is public land giving residents easy access to the recreational opportunities including fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Worland also is host to an excellent public 18-hole golf course offering excellent play for the accomplished golfer and the novice and one of the best values found for golf in Wyoming.

Wyoming rock climbing means Ten Sleep as this mountain town may now be the premier limestone climbing area in Wyoming. The area boasts a huge amount of stone and a wide variation in the type of rock climbing. Meadowlark Ski Resort and Lodge as well as Deer Haven offer plenty of year round fun in the Big Horn Mountains!

Worland’s arid climate and open space also offers motorcycle and atv enthusiasts ample room to play.

Washakie County is centrally located to the sights and cities of the region. Yellowstone National Park, Billings, Montana, and Casper, Wyoming, are all within a three-hour drive of Worland. Closer by are the Thermopolis Hot Springs, Old Town Cody, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, and the wonders of the Big Horn Mountains.

Washakie County is community-oriented and holds a number of community events each year. More information can be found at www.worlandchamber.com.