Visit Sweetwater County


Miles of Trails to Explore

Hiking remains one of the best ways to get up-close and personal with the wild, Western landscape of Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Whether you are passing through en route to Yellowstone and the Tetons and looking for a warm-up, or you’re just a trailblazer looking for something new, our public land offers a variety of footpaths to explore.

Some of Sweetwater County’s best areas for hiking include the following:

White Mountain Petroglyphs

A short footpath leads from the road to these ancient petroglyphs from the Plains Indians. Learn more about visiting the White Mountain Petroglyphs

Killpecker Sand Dunes

No path is needed when you have acres upon acres of soft sand to explore. Traverse these dunes just north of Rock Springs. Learn more about visiting the Killpecker Sand Dunes

Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

Take the Flicker Trail or the footpath through Hawley Wetlands for some of Wyoming’s best birdwatching. Learn more about visiting the Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge

Flaming Gorge Country 

At the southern edge of the county, Lake Flaming Gorge and its surrounding plateaus offer ample opportunity to hike and explore this arid landscape. Learn more about visiting Lake Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area.  

And make sure to check out some of the diverse hiking trails in Flaming Gorge Country on From short, quick hikes to challenging, long hikes, there is something for everyone to explore. 

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