Flyyourwy Carbon County, WY

What's your WY? Whatever your "WY" is, share it!

What's your WY? Do you come for the views or perspective? For a richer experience or wide-open spaces? Whatever your "WY" is, share it!

The Wyoming Office of Tourism and the Carbon County Visitors Council invites you to join us as we kick off the summer season by showing our Wyoming pride statewide. 

3 Fun Routes to Yellowstone

Wyoming’s most famous destination is Yellowstone National Park, located in the northwestern most part of the state.  Carbon County Wyoming is a magical corridor to visit on your way our nation’s first National Park. Check out the fun and scenic routes we have mapped out for your convenience from various Carbon County cities to Yellowstone National Park.

A Walk Through Carbon County History

Whether you’re an art lover or history buff, the murals scattered around downtown Rawlins – all painted by local residents – should be  able to whet your appetite if you’re just in town for a day.

Miracle Mile in Carbon County, Wyoming

Attention outdoor enthusiasts! Are you looking for a new adventure?

Carbon County is a great place for biking, hiking and ATVing. With numerous mountain ranges, parks and forests, the county has excellent trails for adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts. Here are some of the places you should add to your list.

Governor Matt Mead will be in Saratoga for National Travel & Tourism week

Carbon County Visitors Council is Pround to annouce Carbon County Fairgrounds launch of a new web site!

The theme for our 92nd annual Fair is, “Come Rock with the Stock”, and that’s what we intend to do!

The Old Pen

Old Pen Tours are a popular Rawlins activitiy.

During its more than 80-year history as a corrections facility, approximately 13,500 inmates called the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins “home.”

Wyoming’s Frontier Prison, often referred to as the “Old Pen,” housed 11 women from when it opened in 1901 until 1909, at which point it became a facility primarily for men.

Carbon County Ghost Towns

Carbon County is famous for its abundance of outdoor recreational activities but the county also has a spooky side.

Many of Carbon County's early inhabitants were miners. The mining community was transient, accustomed to leaving if better mineral deposits were found elsewhere. This created ghost towns which offer an excellent choice for exploration and geocaching. Here are a few of these spooky ghost towns!

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2017 Eclipse Celebration

2017 Eclipse Celebration

2018 Annual Event Lineup

2018 Annual Event Lineup

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5 Ghost Towns To Explore

Trail Across Carbon County, Wyoming

Trail Across Carbon County, Wyoming