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Joe Riis: Wild at Heart

Joe Riis is a migratory species. He travels the world as a wildlife photographer, trained biologist and — above all — core conservationist. National Geographic once sent him to Mongolia to photograph the world’s ra...

Family Travel

10 Family-Friendly Hikes in Wyoming

Wyoming’s vast outdoor spaces provide a beautiful, natural playground. And who better to explore this playground with than your family? While the Cowboy State is filled with rugged landscapes featuring epic hikes, it a...

Outdoors

What’s Your Wyoming Camping Personality

Wyoming’s 97,000 square miles of possibility calls to outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds. With so much space to spread out, this state is especially well-suited for camping. Whether you are interested in rock climbing, b...

Outdoors

How to Plan a Backpacking Trip: Travel Deeper into Wyoming’s Wilderness with these Tips

Backpacking, or backcountry camping, is sometimes seen as an intimidating activity only meant for the extremely adventurous and in-shape. But the thing people don’t often talk about when it comes to this activity is ho...

Outdoors

Wildlife Migrations: Where to Find Wyoming Wildlife on the Move

This article was written with guidance from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department. Flocking to rising rivers, fresh snow or golden leaves is second nature to those of us seeking the perfect thrill for each season. But we ar...

Outdoors

Hike Like A Woman: Breaking Barriers to Empower Women Outdoors

Rebecca Walsh stands on a section of the Continental Divide Trail between the Battlepass and Deep Jack trailheads in southern Wyoming, taking in the view....

Outdoors

Top 5 reasons to stargaze in Wyoming

Wyoming is known for our stunning, wide-open landscapes and amazing mountain views, but we must remind ourselves to step back and take in of one of our greatest assets: our night skies....

Outdoors

Close Encounters with a Spiritual Landmark

Whether you believe in extraterrestrials or you’re certain Area 51 is nothing more than an Air Force facility, there’s no denying that Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a cult classic worthy ...

Outdoors

6 Things You Never Knew About Bighorn Sheep

Living in a cabin made for $72 in 1970, John Mionczynski is the true definition of a naturalist. With a background in Biology, he can tell you just about anything you want to know about the plant life that grows in Wyomi...

Outdoors

10 Ways to Love Our Public Lands

Wyoming loves our state and federal parks, forests, and recreation areas and we hope you do too. Help us preserve the land for years to come, while being safe on your visit with these helpful tips. 1. Pack Your Patience ...