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Wind River Mountain Range

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Phenomenal. Remarkable. Stunning.

I have had a chance to hike and backpack all over the world -- including Alaska, New Zealand, Peru... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Summer G
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Denver, Colorado
Fabulous backpacking - Indian reservation

I have back packed numerous times in the wind rivers and it is one of the most pristine places in... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
thewanderingfamily4
,
Utah
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This 100-mile section of the Rocky Mountains, spectacular from afar, is even more thrilling close up, with over 1,600 fish-full lakes and plenty of wolves, mountain lions and grizzly bears around to keep you company.
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I have had a chance to hike and backpack all over the world -- including Alaska, New Zealand, Peru, and South Africa (Drakensberg). The Wind River Mountain Range is one of the most stunning places I have been. You can only see the best part...More

Thank Summer G
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I have back packed numerous times in the wind rivers and it is one of the most pristine places in the world and I have back packed all over the world. The Indian reservation side is very remote and the trails not very well marked...More

3  Thank thewanderingfamily4
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We were blown away with the solitude of the Wind River Range. We have spent years exploring Colorado and have now found a new place to come back to without the crowds!

Thank 570MGB
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This part of the Rockies has almost no tourists even in summer. The views are spectacular and there is often an abundance of wildlife to observe, especially moose and bears. It is a good area for camping, fishing and hiking. It is near both Yellowstone...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Leaving Shoshoni heading for Thermopolis we entered the White River Canyon, and were completely carried away by the stunning scenery. There a lots of ' pull outs' to stop and take photographs. There are three road tunnels and on your left, railway tunnels with a...More

1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We traveled for an unbearably large fraction of a day to spend time in the Wind River Range, and what were we greeted with? Nature's full-frontal assault on all of our senses. The landscape was cluttered with bare granite rocks, massive mountains that blocked our...More

77  Thank Clark G
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Scenic beauty, stunning, high elevation lakes, endless landscapes. Miles and miles of unbelievable beauty and hiking trails. Spent a week on the trails on a trip lead by Wildland Trekking. So fun, so mesmerizing. Great fishing. Prepare for mosquitos, some wind, and cool temps at...More

1  Thank PAHWestfield
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a beautiful drive and not to be missed. if you can't drive, the train tracks that parallel the road on the other side of the river suggest this is an Amtrak route. I think this is an Indian Reservation so I'm not sure...More

Thank chlene36
Reviewed 14 July 2015

We passed through the Wind River Canyon by accident on our way to Yellowstone, not knowing about it. WHAT A FIND! Beautiful big rocks and water cutting through...steep grade roads but not too steep and only briefly are they steep for those not into mountain...More

1  Thank Momwith5kids
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I've done a lot of backpacking, and the Wind River Range is one of the most beautiful places I've ever hiked. The mountains are jaw-droppingly beautiful, and you'll find lake upon lake, each one more stunning then the next. My girlfriend and I did a...More

3  Thank uplandjames
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