Kemmerer Field Office

Winter Recreation

Map of the Viva Naughton Trail.

Cross-Country Skiing

The Viva Naughton Cross-country ski trail is located 16 miles north of Kemmerer, Wyoming. The trail offers 4 miles of groomed trail for beginner and intermediate skiers.


The Viva Naughton Trailhead is 16 miles north of Kemmerer and provides access to 343 miles of groomed train in the Wyoming Range. This area offers deep snow, beautiful scenery and off-trail riding.

International Rocky Mountain Stage Stop Sled Dog Race

International Rocky Mountain Stage Stop Sled Dog Race
This race is the largest sled dog event in the lower 48 states, and continues to attract the top international names in mushing. The race passes thru Wyoming's backcountry to make the sport of sled dog racing accessible to the public and to showcase our magnificient public lands to fans and media. The stage stop format is a dog-friendly competition, allowing mushers and dogs to rest overnight, and providing stage stop communities, such as Kemmerer, Wyoming, the opportunity to show off the town.