Interpretive Sites

Miner's Delight

Location: Fremont County

Nearest Town: Atlantic City

Facilities: Rugged walking path through the site, interpretive kiosk at the entrance, and interpretive panels within the site.

Things to note:

  • Not ADA Accessible
  • Non-fee area
  • Closures/restrictions: Please keep the gates closed. Motorized vehicles are not allowed in the site.

How to get there:

Take County Rd. 237 north from Atlantic City and turn east onto BLM Road 2324, Ft. Stambaugh Loop Road. From there travel east for 2 miles and follow the signs north to Miner’s Delight.


Martin's Cove

Hikers at Martin's Cove.

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Casper, Rawlins

Facilities: Public parking, improved gravel surface walkign path, and interpretive kiosk and signage.

Things to Note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA Accessible
  • Closures/restrictions: Public Access to Martin's Cove Historic Site has been provided across private land by Mormon Handcart Historic Sites. Activity is limited to foot travel only. Hunting, fishing, or other recreation is prohibited. This access is a public trust.

How to get there:

From Casper take Highway 220 south approximately 60 miles and turn west onto Martin Cove Road. From Rawlins, travel north on US Highway 287 for 44 miles, merge onto Highway 220 and travel another 12 miles. Turn west onto Martin Cove Road.

For more information, visit: http://www.lds.org/placestovisit/eng/historical-sites/mormon-handcart-historic-site


Devil's Gate Interpretive Site 

Sweetwater River at Devil's Gate.

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Casper, Rawlins

Facilities: Restrooms, trash collection, hard-surfaced interpretive trail, and interpetive signs.

Things to Note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA Accessible
  • Closures/restrictions: No overnight camping

How to get there:

From Casper take Highway 220 south approximately 60 miles and turn west following highway signs. From Rawlins travel north on US Highway 287 for 44 miles, merge onto Highway 220 and travel another 12 miles, turn west following highway signs.


Split Rock Interpretive Site

Location: Fremont County

Nearest Town: Jeffry City

Facilities: Restrooms, trash collection, hard-surfaced interpretive trail, picnic tables, and interpretive signs.

  • Restrooms
  • Trash collection
  • Hard-surfaced interpretive trail
  • Picnic tables
  • Interpretive signs

Things to Note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA Accessible
  • Closures/restrictions: No overnight camping

How to get there:

From Jeffrey City, travel east on US Highway 287 approximately 18 miles and turn north following highway signs.


Steamboat Lake Interpretive Site

Location: Natrona County

Nearest Town: Casper

Facilities: Interpretive trail

Things to Note:

  • Non-fee area
  • ADA Accessible
  • Closures/restrictions: None

How to get there:

From Casper take Highway 220 south approximately 45 miles and turn east following highway signs.

Note: This site is jointly managed by the BLM Lander Field Office and the Wyoming Chapter of the National Audubon Society