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Wyoming State #789 Highway Guide

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Welcome to Wyoming.
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City of Greybull
Junction of highways #20, #16, #14. Note highways #16 &20 overlap highway #789 at this point south.
1.2
2.0
Point of Information
Crossing the Greybull River
7.8
12.6
Junction of highway #36

9.9
16.0
City of Basin - Welcome to Basin
Northern limits, elevation 3870 feet.
10.8
17.3
Basin's business district.

11.1
17.9
Access to R V Park, Campground
East side of highway.
11.7
18.8
City of Basin
Southern limits.
20.9
33.7
Junction of highway #433
South to cities of Worland & Thermopolis.
21.4
34.4
Point of Information
Crossing the Big Horn River.
21.5
34.6
Junction of highway #31
East to the community of Hyattville. East to Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site, 27 miles. For over 10,000 years Medicine Lodge has been an appealing campsite. For early Paleo-Indians it provided food, water and shelter. Now it is a destination for those seeking relaxation and recreation. Along with the archaeological aspects, the park provides excellent opportunities for fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing.
21.6
34.7
Community of Manderson

29.7
47.8
Point of Information
Washakie County, northern boundary.
30.2
48.6
Junction of County Roadway # R34
East side of highway.
36.8
59.3
Junction of Washakie county roadway # L8 & R11
East side of highway.
39.0
62.8
Junction of Washakie county roadway R12

39.1
62.9
Junction of Washakie county roadway R12

39.6
63.8
City of Worland
Northern limits, elevation 4061 feet.
40.5
65.1
Junction of highway # 16
Overlap of highway #16 leaves highway #789 at this point and continues east. East on highway #16 to communities of Ten Sleep, Buffalo.
40.7
65.5
North 7th Street
Access to business district of Worland.
40.8
65.7
Junction of highway #432

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66.2
Point of Interest
Crossing the Big Horn River.
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Junction of highway #433
North to the community of Manderson.
41.6
67.0
Roadside turnout with historic information sign

49.3
79.3
Junction of highways #431 & #432
West to the community of Grass Creek.
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80.6
Point of Information
Crossing Gooseberry Creek.
55.1
88.6
Access to the community of Winchester
East of highway. Junction of County roadway #86.
58.0
93.4
Point of Information
Hot Springs County, northern boundary.
61.3
98.6
Junction of highway #175
East to community of Kerby.
63.1
101.6
Roadside turnout with historic information sign
East side of highway.
66.0
106.2
Junction of highway #172 ( Black Mountain Road )

67.4
108.4
Point of Information
Crossing Owl Creek.
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109.1
Access to Big Horn River Recreation Area
East of highway.
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Access to Big Horn River Recreation Area
East of highway.
71.0
114.2
Access to R V Park, Campground
East side of highway.
71.1
114.4
View from highway
Driving south.
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116.0
Roadside turnout Rest Area with scenic view point
East side of highway.
72.1
116.1
View from highway
Looking south at the Big Horn River & the City of Thermopolis.
72.2
116.2
City of Thermopolis
Elevation 4326 feet.
72.5
116.6
Access to Hot Springs State Park
East of highway. This is a must see and do, you are allowed 20 minuets in the state run hot pool , which there are two, with showers and there is NO CHARGE (june/2004) also there is ample parking for R V's. There are other private hot pool operations in the same area. See link for more details on hours of operation
72.5
116.7
Access to Lodging
Both sides of highway.
72.9
117.3
Junction of highway # 120
North to communities of Hamilton Dome, Grass Creek, Meeteetse, Cody, west of highway.
73.0
117.5
Services at highway
Fuel, gas, diesel, east side of highway.
74.9
120.5
Access to campground
West side of highway.
75.7
121.8
Junction of highway # 173 ( Buffalo Creek Road )
East side of highway.
76.8
123.6
View from highway
Driving south.
77.2
124.3
Point of Information
Crossing the Big Horn River
77.5
124.7
Access to Wedding of the Waters Recreation Area
West of highway.
78.0
125.6
Roadside turnout Rest Area
Picnic tables, toilets, west side of highway.
78.2
125.8
View from highway
Entering the Wind River Canyon
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125.9
Wind River Indian Reservation
Northern Boundary.
78.7
126.7
View from highway
Driving south
79.2
127.5
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, west side of highway.
79.5
127.9
Roadside turnout Rest Area with scenic view point
Paved , vault toilet, west side of highway.
80.5
129.6
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
80.9
130.2
View from highway
Driving south.
81.3
130.8
View from highway
Looking at the Big Horn River and the Wind Canyon.
81.6
131.3
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
81.8
131.7
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
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133.8
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
84.5
136.0
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
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137.8
Roadside turnout picnic area
Picnic tables, no toilets, west side of highway.
85.7
137.9
View from highway
Driving south.
86.1
138.5
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
86.6
139.4
View from highway
Driving south.
86.7
139.6
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
87.8
141.3
Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, west side of highway.
88.2
142.0
Point of Information
Freemont County, northern boundary.
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View from highway
Driving south.
89.2
143.6
View from highway
Driving south.
89.4
143.9
Access to Boysen State Park - Lower Wind River Campground
West side of highway. The park is located at the south end of the wind river Canyon and covers 40,000 acres. Most of the facilities are around the lake but two campgrounds are below the dam along the Wind River. The majority of the park is surrounded by sagebrush covered hills. The elevation is about 4,800 feet. The area is relatively dry. The 19,000 acre reservoir offers excellent recreation opportunities.
90.0
144.8
Access to Boysen State Park - Upper Wind River Campground
West side of highway.
90.6
145.8
View from highway
Driving south.
91.7
147.6
Roadside turnout with historic information sign

92.1
148.2
Access to campground
West side of highway.
92.8
149.3
View from highway
Looking at the Boysen Reservoir.
93.3
150.1
Wind River Indian Reservation
Southern boundary.
99.1
159.4
Access to Tough Creek Campground Recreation Area

101.9
164.0
Access to the community of Bonneville
East of highway.
102.8
165.5
Point of Information
Crossing the Badwater Creek.
103.5
166.6
Boysen State Park
Southern boundary.
105.1
169.2
City of Shoshoni
Elevation 4820 feet. Junction of highway #26, south to Riverton. NOTE highway #789 overlaps highway #26 at this point south. East to community of Casper. Via highway #26
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169.2
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