Boar's Tusk

Boar's Tusk
Phone:
Address:

Rock Springs Field Office 280 Highway 191 North Rock Springs, WY 82901

Latitude/Longitude:
41.961363, -109.199644
Directions:

US Highway 191 north to mile marker 10. East on to County 4-17 eighteen miles. West onto the Boar's Tusk access route three miles to the feature. A high-clearance vehicle is recommended for the access road.

Fee Description:

no fee

HIKING
HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
PHOTOGRAPHY

Boar's Tusk

At 7100 ft elevation, Boar's Tusk is a dormant volcanic structure rising 400 ft above the valley floor. Used as a landmark for hikers, mountain bikers and railroad travelers, this distinct feature is the core of a long dormant volcanic eruption. The Lamporite material that makes up the feature dates back 2.5 million years.

 

A high-clearance vehicle is recommended for the access road.

BOAR'S TUSK PHOTOS

Boar's Tusk

BLM WYOMING KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

The BLM welcomes you to explore, enjoy, and make positive memories from your outdoor experiences on America's public lands and waters. Please remember these are wide-open spaces and wildlands. Plan ahead and be aware of potential hazards. It is everyone's responsibility to take the necessary steps to minimize chances of becoming lost or injured on public lands.
 

When visiting public lands, please also practice Leave No Trace and Tread Lightly principles.
 

For other key advice on various recreation activities, please see the BLM's trip-planning tips. These helpful tips can help you make the most of your recreation experience. However, for more information about local conditions, regulations and recreation resources, there is no substitute for visiting the closest BLM office.