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Wyoming United States #26 Highway Guide

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Welcome to Wyoming.
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City of Shoshoni, WY- Elevation 4820 feet
Junction of highway # 789 & highway #20 NOTE highway # 20 overlaps highway #26 at this point east.
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Roadside turnout picnic area
Picnic tables with shelters, west side of highway.
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View from highway
Driving east.
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View from highway
Looking at Wyoming's wild flowers in full bloom.
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Roadside turnout
Paved no services, both sides of highway.
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Community of Moneta, WY - elevation 5428 feet
Junction of highway #176, north to communities of Lysite, WY, Lost Cabin, WY.
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Access to Castle Gardens, WY
South of highway 28 miles. The Wyoming Castle Gardens petroglyph site, has been designated as a National Historic Site. Castle Gardens gets its name from the outcropping of sandstone eroded into shapes resembling the towers and turrets of a castle. This historic site area features Native American rock art, or petroglyphs.
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Point of Information
Natrona County, WY; western boundary.
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Roadside turnout
Paved no services, both sides of highway.
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View from highway
Driving east.
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Community of Hiland
Elevation 5998 feet.
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Roadside turnout Rest Area
Picnic tables, toilets, telephone, north side of highway.
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Community of Waltman
Elevation 6071 feet.
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Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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Access to Hell's Half Acre, Wyoming
South side of highway. Hell's Half Acre - This setting of natural beauty covers approximately 320 acres. In former days the Native Americans drove herds of buffalo into this depression for slaughter. Flint arrowheads and buffalo bones have been found here.
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Hell's Half Acre
Photo taken from lookout.
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Hell's Half Acre
Looking at Hell's Half Acre, Photo taken from lookout.
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Access to campground
South side of highway.
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Community of Powder River, WY - elevation 5714 feet
Junction of County roadway #106 north & roadway #211, south of highway.
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Junction of Natrona county, WY, roadway #210
North of highway.
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View from highway
Driving east.
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Access to Gold Eye Wildlife Area
North of highway.
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View from highway
Driving east.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #125
North of highway.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #208
South of highway.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #110 north & 206 south

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Access to Casper, WY International Airport
Access from highway.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #204
South side of highway.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #119
North side of highway.
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Junction of Interstate highway #25 business loop
Junction of highway #87, north to community Bar Nunn, WY.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #127

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Services at highway
Fuel gas, diesel, south side of highway.
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Community of Mills
Elevation 5123 feet.
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Junction of highway #220 & #258
South to the community of Alcova, via highway #220.
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City of Casper, WY - Wyoming Blvd.
Access to Fort Casper National Historic Site, south of highway. Founded in 1859 along the banks of the North Platte River as a trading post and toll bridge on the Oregon Trail. The Pony Express also constructed a station at this site, where Pony Express riders crossed the North Platte River. Fort Caspar was also a military post of the United States Army.
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Point of Information
Crossing Casper Creek, WY.
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City of Casper, WY
Elevation 5123 feet. Casper, WY is the second largest city in Wyoming Casper was established east of the former site of Fort Caspar, WY. Attractions in and around Casper Wyoming: The Annual National Pony Express re-ride of the Pony Express Trail that delivered the U.S. mail from 1860 to 1861. - The Beartrap Summer Festival, music on the mountain. - The Bessemer Jailbreak; Cowboy Action Shooting - The Central Wyoming Balloon Fest, hot air balloons. - Downtown Casper Community Farmers Market. Every Tuesday evening from 5-8pm.
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Junction of highway #220 ( Poplar Street )
Access to Casper Mountain Recreation area, access to interstate #25
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Point of Information
Crossing the North Platte River, WY.
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Center Street
Casper, WY; business area.
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Access to Interstate highway #25

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Access to Interstate highway #25

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View from highway
Driving east
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Junction of highway #258
Access to interstate highway #25.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #602
North of highway
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Junction of highway #256 & #253
Highway #256, north of highway, highway #253, south of highway.
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Access to Edness K. Wilkins State Park
North of highway. Edness K. Wilkins State Park is a serene day-use park located 6 miles east of Casper off Interstate 25 where families, nature lovers and those looking for solitude can enjoy the huge old cottonwoods as they cast reflections on the historic North Platte River and lend shade to visitors. A pond, with its sandy beach, is an oasis in the summer months and the North Platte River provides a natural habitat for a variety of wildlife, and for fishing, canoeing and rafting. Today a visitor can utilize picnic tables, grills, group shelters, playgrounds and a launching ramp for canoes or rafts.
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Junction of Natrona county Roadway #604
North of highway
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Point of Information
Conversr County, western boundary.
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Community of Parkerton

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Junction of Converse County roadway #21
North of highway.
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View from highway
Driving east.
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Junction of Converse County roadway #22

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View from highway
Driving east.
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Community of Glenrock, WY
Elevation 5009 feet. Access to The Deer Creek Museum. The museum shows artifacts of early native and pioneers.
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Junction of highway #95
North to community of Rolling Hills.
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Rock of the Glen roadside turnout with historical marker sign
Paved turnout, south side of highway. Names and dates of many of the early pioneer travelers of the Oregon Trail are here. - 200 yards South of highway. - Photo, looking south at Rock of the Glen from highway turnout.
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Rock of the Glen, Wyoming
View from Rock of the Glen. Looking at the south side of Rock of the Glen. This is where the early pioneers carved their names, and dates in the rock as they travelled through.
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Rock of the Glen
Photo taken at Rock of the Glen showing historical dates carved in stone by early pioneers
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Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide - e&l
For continuance of highway #26 east See Wyoming milebymile.com - Glen Rock, WY; to the Wyoming / Nebraska State Line for driving directions. -e9