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Developed Recreation Sites

Goldeneye Wildlife and Recreation Area

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Natrona

Facilities: Access road, parking area, boat ramp and two-unit fault toilet.

Recreation Opportunities: Fishing, wildlife viewing, boating, hunting, picknicking, and wind surfing.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA Accessible
  • There is a limit on boat motor size for the reservoir
  • Day use area

How to get there: Go 5 miles east of Natrona on Highway 20/26 and turn left (north) on the access road.  Follow the road for 1.2 miles to the boat ramp and parking area.


Grave Springs Campground 
          Grave Springs.
  

Location: Natrona County

Nearest town: Arminto

Facilities: Ten camping sites with RV parking and tent pads, two camping sites for tents only with parking and tent pads, vault toilet, tables and fire rings.

Recreation Opportunities: Camping, hunting, picknicking, small stream fishing and wildlife viewing.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA accessible
  • Closures/Restrictions: Winter access is limited due to poor driving conditions and deep snow levels.

How to get there: From Arminto, take the South Bighorn/Red Wall Back Country Byway north for 13.5 miles ot Bighorn Mountain road. Turn left and go 12 miles north to the campground on the left.


Miles Landing

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Casper

Facilities: Access road and parking area, boat ramp, vault toilet, four picnic sites with tables, shelters and pull through parking.

Recreation Opportunities: Picknicking, bank fishing and boat launch.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA Accessible
  • Day use area

How to get there: From Alcova, go east 8.1 miles on Highway 220 to the access road. Take a left and travel for .18 miles to the parking area.


    Pete's Draw.
   
Pete's Draw 

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Alcova

Facilities: A day use and parking area, vault toilet, six overnight campsites with picnic tables, fire rings, shelters, tent pads, and RV parking, trash receptacle, and hardened pedestrian trail.

Recreation Opportunities: Camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, picknicking, fishing and boating.

Things to note:

  • Partially accessible 
  • Non-fee area for day use
  • Closures/Restrictions: Campsites are reserved for overnight use. No overnight parking is allowed in the day use area.

How to get there: From Alcova, go east .6 miles on Highway 220 to County Road 412 and turn right on County Road 412. Travel for two miles and take a right and continue for .1 miles to the camp.


The Redds Day Use Area

    

Redds Day Use Area.
  

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Alcova

Facilities: Access road, parking area and a one-mile pedestrain trail with interpretive signs provides access to the river bank.

Recreation Opportunities: Hiking, fishing and boating.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • Day use only
  • Closures/Restrictions: There is a seasonal closure on wade fishing and wading on in the spawning beds during the month of April.

How to get there: From Alcova, go east .6 miles on Highway 220 to County Road 412. Turn right on County Road 412 and continue for 1.2 miles to the turnoff on the right.


Trapper's Route

Trapper's Route is managed as a Special Recreation Management Area, located along the North Platte River in central Wyoming. New facilities have been added to enhance and sustain public recreation opportunities. There are currently four day use areas and four campgrounds available for public use. 


Whitetail Day Use Area

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Casper

Facilities: Access road and parking area, boat ramp, interpretive signs and vault toilet.

Recreation Opportunities: Picknicking, bank fishing and boat launch.

Things to note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA Accessible
  • Day use only

How to get there: From Alcova, travel east for 7.4 miles on Highway 220 to County Road 316 and turn left on County Road 316. Continue for 2.4 miles and turn right to the recreation site.

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