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Wind River Mountain Range

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Fabulous backpacking - Indian reservation

I have back packed numerous times in the wind rivers and it is one of the most pristine places in... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
thewanderingfamily4
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Utah
via mobile
Wind River

We were blown away with the solitude of the Wind River Range. We have spent years exploring... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
570MGB
,
Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
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This 100-mile section of the Rocky Mountains, spectacular from afar, is even more thrilling close up, with over 1,600 fish-full lakes and plenty of wolves, mountain lions and grizzly bears around to keep you company.
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I have back packed numerous times in the wind rivers and it is one of the most pristine places in the world and I have back packed all over the world. The Indian reservation side is very remote and the trails not very well marked...More

1  Thank thewanderingfamily4
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were blown away with the solitude of the Wind River Range. We have spent years exploring Colorado and have now found a new place to come back to without the crowds!

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Reviewed 27 April 2016

This part of the Rockies has almost no tourists even in summer. The views are spectacular and there is often an abundance of wildlife to observe, especially moose and bears. It is a good area for camping, fishing and hiking. It is near both Yellowstone...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Leaving Shoshoni heading for Thermopolis we entered the White River Canyon, and were completely carried away by the stunning scenery. There a lots of ' pull outs' to stop and take photographs. There are three road tunnels and on your left, railway tunnels with a...More

1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We traveled for an unbearably large fraction of a day to spend time in the Wind River Range, and what were we greeted with? Nature's full-frontal assault on all of our senses. The landscape was cluttered with bare granite rocks, massive mountains that blocked our...More

59  Thank Clark G
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Scenic beauty, stunning, high elevation lakes, endless landscapes. Miles and miles of unbelievable beauty and hiking trails. Spent a week on the trails on a trip lead by Wildland Trekking. So fun, so mesmerizing. Great fishing. Prepare for mosquitos, some wind, and cool temps at...More

1  Thank PAHWestfield
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a beautiful drive and not to be missed. if you can't drive, the train tracks that parallel the road on the other side of the river suggest this is an Amtrak route. I think this is an Indian Reservation so I'm not sure...More

Thank chlene36
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We passed through the Wind River Canyon by accident on our way to Yellowstone, not knowing about it. WHAT A FIND! Beautiful big rocks and water cutting through...steep grade roads but not too steep and only briefly are they steep for those not into mountain...More

1  Thank Momwith5kids
Reviewed 6 March 2015

I've done a lot of backpacking, and the Wind River Range is one of the most beautiful places I've ever hiked. The mountains are jaw-droppingly beautiful, and you'll find lake upon lake, each one more stunning then the next. My girlfriend and I did a...More

2  Thank uplandjames
Reviewed 7 January 2015

The Wind River range is simply huge - and breathtaking. The solid granite walls and spires are fantastic for climbing, and a photographers dream. The weather is unpredictable, there is no cell service for the most part, the trails can be steep and challenging, and...More

1  Thank Hartimage
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