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Laramie, WY
+1 307-745-2300
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Never disappointed

Living close by, we visit Vedauwoo every chance we get; it's our go-to when we need a quick outdoor... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laramie, Wyoming
Great for hiking!

This is a great area for hiking. If you stick to the trails, the hiking is relatively easy, but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Laramie, WY
+1 307-745-2300
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Living close by, we visit Vedauwoo every chance we get; it's our go-to when we need a quick outdoor activity. As many times as we've been there, we seem to find something new with each visit. The views are amazing and the picnic and trail...More

Thank LaramieKK
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great area for hiking. If you stick to the trails, the hiking is relatively easy, but there are many places where you can climb up into the rocks if you are a little more adventurous and in a little better shape. it...More

Thank BobZeeland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vedauwoo is a gorgeous batholith of exfoliating Sherman granite just off I-80 between Cheyenne and Laramie, WY. Turtle Rock trail circles the batholith in a delightful 3 miles, winding past beaver ponds and through ponderosa forests, with amazing views everywhere of huge granite boulders and...More

Thank Larus-glaucescens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ventured over, parked and started climbing. What a fantastic way to spend the day!! Gorgeous views in every direction and the climb was not overly strenuous. From our stop, we took some incredible pictures. Just an FYI... Wear GOOD walking/hiking shoes!!

Thank teridGA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did a short hike it was windy and a little bit wet typical Wyoming spring weather but I was out for about 30 minutes it's such a beautiful place the rock formations are gorgeous if I lived in Laramie I think I would be...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An easy one mile hike to check out the rock formations and had a picnic lunch. The aspen trees were just starting to leaf out. Lots of rock climber to watch.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We did not have time to explore correctly. Give yourself a day or more. If you love bouldering, this is the place for you. Sadly, that's not a skill I possess but whether you climb or not, this is a short drive from Laramie and...More

Thank TherealVman
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a beautiful place to stop for a couple of hours, the day, or an overnight camping outing. It use to be even prettier before the Beatles killed so many of the trees, but the rocks are so interesting. Turtle rock trail is an...More

1  Thank nickyj627
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This spectacular natural area has awesome rock formations. It is a nationally (even internationally) known rock climbing area, but it also has wonderful trails for walking and mt biking. You can scramble on the rocks without having to use gear (stay safe and within your...More

1  Thank ETraveler-99
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a great place for day hikes, rock climbing at all difficulty levels and camping. Beautiful vistas. Very close to Cheyenne and Laramie right off I-80

Thank lindsay0704
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Julie H
Does the campground get full in early summer? I see it's walk-in only (no reservations) and will be in the area early June, mid-week.
25 April 2017|
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Response from teresakk66 | Reviewed this property |
The best spots do. Much of the campground has been cleared of trees due to pine beetle, so many of the campsites are treeless. Many of those are often available. The upper Campground allows RVs. The lower Campground is tents... More
Where did the name "Vedauwoo" originate?
26 January 2016|
Response from Todd G | Reviewed this property |
It means " earthborn". I found this on another website for you. I think I read something like the indians thought that the indian spirits played here, as if they placed all the rocks like they are. Despite claims to the... More