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Thunder Basin National Grassland

2250 E Richards St, Douglas, WY 82633-8922
+1 307-358-4690
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brown and blah

lots of antelope but just a very brown and blah area-the only place you see a hint of a tree is... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Cheryl D
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Hersey, Michigan
A fascinating place to visit

This national grassland (who knew?) had all sorts of sights--even when seen just from the car... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Benjamin B
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Kigali, Rwanda
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor0%
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18 Aug 2017
“A fascinating place to visit”
29 Sep 2017
“brown and blah”
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2250 E Richards St, Douglas, WY 82633-8922
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

lots of antelope but just a very brown and blah area-the only place you see a hint of a tree is near a creek or other water source

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This national grassland (who knew?) had all sorts of sights--even when seen just from the car window. Tons of types of energy production, animals, and great views. Worth a drive through--especially if you put down your device and see all there is to see.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were just driving through this national grassland. It was so flat but very much enjoyable. We loved the autumn colors of mother nature very much! :-)

2  Thank OZS969
Reviewed 9 September 2016

It never ceases to amaze me that you can drive all over an area looking for wildlife, but you roll onto some type of national grassland, wildlife refuge, etc and suddenly there are birds, mammals, amazing scenery all around you, if you just learn to...More

4  Thank okaugust
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We decided to take this scenic route from the Black Hills to Grand Teton. A portion of it included the smoggiest valley we had ever experienced - it was awful! The rest, however, was beautiful with lots of pronghorn and gorgeous view.

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Decided to take this route down through Wyoming on my way to Cheyenne to see the wildlife. Yes, it is not the most interesting drive and be sure to fuel up before you start as I think there might have been one gas station down...More

Thank AllenMT
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

The long drive from Gillette down 59 to Douglas is long and boring. The rolling hills help break up the drive and we enjoyed looking for deer and pronghorn antelope and wee surprised to see so many near the road. We tried to imagine the...More

Thank medalguy
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Skip Wall Drug and go here for some fascinating conversation with a Forest Service ranger. A real learning experience for the whole family with plenty of exhibits, maps, and information sources. We spoke to 2 different rangers who made great suggestions for "off the beaten...More

7  Thank ERMESR
Reviewed 26 July 2013

This is not how we thought of Wyoming - 3 million acres of rolling grassland! Driving through on our way to South Dakota, we enjoyed the different type of scenery than we had been seeing in other parts of the state. Lots of antelope and...More

10  Thank kencatron
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Driving through here is amazing...all that grass, and all that open space. It has to be a huge surprise for anyone who hasn't lived in Wyoming before.

5  Thank srussel
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