Powell is the American town, built on a bold vision, in a wild landscape.
Founded on a promise of land ownership through hard work and sacrifice,
families cultivate and sustain our land for the next generation. The values
that we hold dear bind us, and propel us, to look forward to invest in our
education, our infrastructure, our products and services. Civic responsibility
runs deep. We are a wholesome community, with an idyllic downtown. Sidewalks
and little traffic make it easy to enjoy a pedestrian stroll to city parks,
restaurants, and shops. Northwest College is nestled in town with beautiful
mountain and agricultural views.
Powell is in #ParkCountyWY
which also includes a large part of Yellowstone National Park. Park County is
surrounded by mountains on all sides. we are lucky to have 360 degrees of epic
recreation for all kinds of outdoors enthusiasts. Mountain trails hold
adventure for hikers, bikers, horsemen, and cross-country skiers. Mountain rivers
and lakes provide blue ribbon fishing and a playground for paddling, kayaking,
canoeing, and yes, sailing. Hunters pose with wild game. Downhill skiers enjoy
the powder. The vast amount of public lands and breathtaking scenery in the
region attract a wide variety of artisans: artists, photographers, crafters,
potters, and blacksmiths. Four seasons of endless adventure await!
Ask a Local?
sure what to do, where to eat, or which economical lodging accommodations to
choose? Ask a local. The Powell Visitor Center is located on ALT 14 or type our
address into your GPS 111 S. Day St. Powell, WY 82435. We have lots of
information about Native Americans, geological sites, outdoor recreation
opportunities, local museums and attractions in the entire region. Don’t forget to pick up your #FlyYourWy Flag, perfect for every selfie, and no better way to share your epic #Wyoming adventures with all your friends. ?
Breathe Deep & Often
air is just better out here. Wyoming has some the nation?s cleanest air quality.
We welcome you to enjoy our crisp clean air. Nestled right next to our first
national park, Yellowstone National Park, remember you are at elevation. Powell
is at 4,393 feet above sea level and we are in the high desert so drink lots of
water and stop often to enjoy our mountain views. ?
can be planned, or happened upon. Here in the northwest corner of Wyoming it is
best to get a map because cell service can be sporadic, especially in
Yellowstone, depending on your carrier. The Powell Visitor Center is happy to
supply you with free state maps and also lots of Wyoming recreation maps. Keep
your cameras close because we have many opportunities to pull over and take a
- Powell is a quick scenic drive from Cody, WY. Get in your car, roll down the windows and drive east on ALT 14 24 miles (approx. 30 minutes or less).
- Powell is a quick scenic drive west from Lovell, WY 22 miles and (approx. 28 minutes or less).
- Powell is a quick and wonderfully scenic drive from Red Lodge, MT. Get in your car and dive south 55 miles (approx. 1 hour).
- Powell is a scenic drive from Thermopolis, WY 105 miles (approx. 1 hour and 45 minutes)
Here for the History?
Powell Wyoming was a part
of the Shoshone Project, a federal Reclamation Project in 1904 to bring irrigation
to the region and expand productive farmland westward. In 1909 our town was
incorporated and we have been an agricultural community ever since.
Homesteader Museum shares our homesteading story. Step
back in time and discover if you have what it takes to be a homesteader. www.homesteadermuseum.com
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center is the site where 14,025 Japanese
Americans were unjustly incarcerated during World War II. www.heartmountain.org
S. Day St. Powell, WY 82435