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Worth the extra minutes between Laramie and Cheyenne

After visiting the Big Boy Steam Engine in Cheyenne we took Happy Jack on the way to Laramie. This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TractorDoc76
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Ashland, Ohio
Pretty drive

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
DarcyInCO
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Cheyenne, WY
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 1 week ago

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.

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

Thank nogatraveler
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This drive is very pretty and fun to see the wind turbines. You get very close to the wind turbines and if you have never been so close to a wind turbine its a great experience.

Thank CHARISSA W
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We took this drive on the way to Laramie. You will not be disappointed. Beautiful and peaceful! We stopped and many times along the drive to take pictures and roam around. Read about the Medicine Bow National Forest and Vedawoo before your drive to get...More

Thank Corey E
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This drive is very worth it. It goes quickly between Cheyenne and Laramie. It is very pretty with rolling hills, pastures, trees, rock formations and Pronghorns. It does get weather if there is a storm rolling through.

Thank trvlne1
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had time to kill so we did a round trip road trip down Happy Jack Rd and came back on the Interstate. Saw several herds of antelope, lots of great scenery, and some electric windmills! We also stopped at the Bunkhouse Bar & Restaurant...More

Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Fun drive through the country. See the windmills up close, enjoy food or drink at the Bunkhouse, and explore the rock formations.

Thank John W
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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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