Carbon County, Wyoming

Let me tell you about this hidden gem that offers you history, views and the reward of slowing down.

As we race through our hectic lives with things to do, places to be, and people to see it’s easy to overlook the importance of taking a moment to slow down. Unfortunately, in our society speed is a reward because going going going means you’re getting more done, which is more rewarding,right? Well, in my opinion sometimes slowing down is the true reward. For this exact reason, southern Carbon County, Wyoming is the perfect spot. Let me tell you about this hidden gem between the trees that offers you history, views and the reward of slowing down.

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. 

Unwinding in Carbon County, Wyoming

Southern Wyoming is one of America’s best kept secrets.

While much of the state’s tourism is contained in the national parks in the north, the southern half of the state enjoys a slower lifestyle. Driving along any of the highways connecting the small towns in Carbon County is reminiscent of the true Old West; dude ranches galore and fly fishing without competition.

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.

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In southern Wyoming, you’ll discover a string of towns that make up Carbon County.

They’re woven together by ranching, coal, oil and a growing wind turbine industry. Break up your drive by stopping at some of these small-town attractions.

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.

Indian Bathtub Trail

The Indian Bathtubs Trail is on the Blackhall Road (Carbon County Road 211).

Near Encampment & Riverside, Wyoming these bowl-shaped rock formations become natural bathtubs when filled with rain water. From the trailhead off of Blackhall Mountain Road, it's a 1.5 mile round-trip hike to the tubs.

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