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High Desert District
Release Date: 07/10/14
Contacts: Shelley Gregory    

Public Invited to Tour BLM Wild Horse Holding Facility

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering public tours of the Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility for visitors and locals to enjoy between National High School Finals Rodeo events.

From July 14 through 18, the facility will conduct tours and adoptions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary for the one-hour tour to view facility operations and wild horses gathered from various herd management areas throughout Wyoming.

To get to the facility from I-80, take Elk Street Exit 104 and go north one mile; turn right onto Lionkol Road and follow for a half mile.

For more information about the BLM Wyoming Wild Horse and Burro Program or the facility, please visit

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

High Desert District   280 Highway 191 North      Rock Springs, WY 82901  

Last updated: 07-14-2014