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Excellent alternative to I-80 from Cheyenne to Laramie

We took Highway State #210, Happy Jack Road, when I-80 was closed due to a wreck. Excellent road... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grayhawk33
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Lander, Wyoming
What an awesome little drive!

As always, when on vacation, I try and take back roads to get away from the freeways. It’s a way... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
TravelBoy27
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Cheyenne, WY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Highway State #210, Happy Jack Road, when I-80 was closed due to a wreck. Excellent road, lightly traveled, and you see some nice Wyoming countryside.

Thank grayhawk33
Reviewed 6 October 2017

As always, when on vacation, I try and take back roads to get away from the freeways. It’s a way for me to unplug, enjoy the country side, slow down, take in the sights and explore America away from the highway. Happy Jack Road from...More

Thank TravelBoy27
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Drove to Laramie, WY and back on Happy Jack Rd. No wild pressure from I80. Comfortable and scenic. Took some back country forest roads and thoroughly enjoyed it. Not a lot of pressure from people. Great day or half day trip.

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

There is a major highway between Cheyenne and Laramie, but this alternate route, which is a good road with little traffic that takes one thru farmland, is more fun.

Thank pharmate
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Definitely worth driving as it doesn't add much time between Cheyenne and Laramie. Unless you stop often to look at the breathtaking views that accompany this drive. You will see herds of cows and probably antelope (we did). We didn't see one but a moose...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

After visiting the Big Boy Steam Engine in Cheyenne we took Happy Jack on the way to Laramie. This is a very scenic side road that parallels I-80 but makes you feel worlds away -- the traffic is less intense and gives you time to...More

Thank TractorDoc76
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I love the curvy road and the access to the state park. A much prettier and safer drive to Larimie from Cheyenne.

Thank DarcyInCO
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great way to see some of the country side vs the interstate. The road goes through or by several parks that are worth checking out including Medicine Bow. Well worth the time it adds running from Laramie to Cheyenne.

1  Thank jhvcpa
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We recently vacationed in Colorado and Wyoming, we visited a lot of places and saw breath taking mountains, etc. but our drive to Bit-O-Wyo took us to Happy Jack Road. The landscape is absolutely stunning. It is a shame that the picture here shows the...More

Thank res289
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you are not in a hurry, this is a beautiful drive through the Medicine Bows. Not particularly steep or curvy compared to other roads through the Rocky Mountains, but still worth the drive. Several places along the way to stop and camp but no...More

1  Thank nogatraveler
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Sherri F
29 September 2016|
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Response from Adders | Reviewed this property |
There is a nice visitor centre at the exit with lovely views.
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Sherri F
29 September 2016|
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Response from Telkbear | Reviewed this property |
Go East on I80 to the rest area that has the Lincoln monument. Exit there. When you come to a y in the road to go right to the rest area, go left. This is Happy jack road. It will also say Curt Gowdy Reservoir.
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