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Wyoming United States #20 Highway Guide

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Welcome to Wyoming, the Cowboy State
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The Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway highway sign. NOTE, the Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway, for west bound traffic ends at the Yellowstone National Park boundary
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Yellowstone National Park
Eastern boundary. NOTE highways # 16 and #14 overlap highway #20 at this point east.
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Shoshone National Forest, western boundary - Roadside turnout with information sign
The Wyoming, Shoshone National Forest proposed in 1891 making the Shoshone the first national forest in the United States. With Yellowstone National Park on its western border, the Shoshone encompasses the area from the Montana state line south to Lander, Wyoming which includes portions of the Absaroka, WY, Wind River, WY and Beartooth WY, Ranges.
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Point of Information
Park County, WY, western boundary.
4.8
7.7
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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8.1
View from highway
Driving, east
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9.1
Services at highway
Fuel, north side of highway.
6.5
10.5
large roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
6.7
10.8
Roadside turnout with information sign
Paved no services, south side of highway.
7.2
11.6
Access to Sleeping Giant Ski Area, WY
South of highway. Sleeping Giant was organized as a ski area in 1936-1937 and is well known for consistently abundant natural snowfall. Access to lodging, north side of highway.
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12.0
Shoshone National Forest Sleeping Giant Picnic Area
Picnic tables, toilets.
10.3
16.6
Access to campground
South side of highway.
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Shoshone National Forest Eagle Creek Trailhead
South side of highway.
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19.3
Access to campground
South side of highway.
12.9
20.8
View from highway
Driving east.
13.5
21.7
Access to Lodging
North side of highway.
15.3
24.6
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
15.8
25.4
Access to Lodging
North side of highway.
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26.2
Roadside turnout - Photo taken from roadsideturnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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26.8
View from highway
Driving east.
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27.3
Roadside turnout Rest Area with scenic view point
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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Roadside turnout Rest Area with scenic view point
Paved no services, south side of highway. Photo taken from viewpoint.
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28.6
Shoshone National Forest, Newton Campground
South side of highway. Elevation 6,300 feet, 31 sites. Stream fishing, water, vault toilets, and bear resistant food storage at each camp site
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29.9
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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30.0
Access to Lodging
South side of highway.
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31.8
Shoshone National Forest Rex Hale Campground
South side of highway. Elevation 6100 feet,30 sites, Stream fishing, water, vault toilets, 9 sites with electrical hookups, handicap accessible,tent pads, bear boxes.
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32.4
View from highway
Driving east
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33.2
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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34.8
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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35.6
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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37.2
Shoshone National Forest Clearwater Campground
South side of highway. 6,000 feet, 32 camp sites, max spur length 32 ft. Stream fishing, handicapped accessible vault toilets and tables, community bear resistant food storage boxes and two group sites for picnics that can be reserved.
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37.9
Point of Information
Crossing the Shoshone River.
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38.6
View from highway
Driving east.
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40.6
Shoshone National Forest Elk Fork Campground Recreational Area
South side of highway. Elevation 6,000 feet , 13 camp sites, 22 ft max spur length. Stream fishing, trailhead and public corrals, vault toilets, bear resistant food storage at each site
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Shoshone National Forest - Wapiti Rest Area
Picnic tables, toilets, north side of highway.
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Shoshone National Forest Big Game Campground Recreation Area
North side of highway. Elevation 5900 feet, 16 camp sites, vault toilets, community bear resistant food storage, some pull through sites for longer trailers, max spur length, 32 feet
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View from highway
Driving east.
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Access to Shoshone National Forest Horse Creek Picnic Area

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Roadside turnout Rest Area with scenic view point
Paved no services, south side of highway. Photo taken from roadside turnout.
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View from roadside turnout.
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Roadside turnout with information sign
Paved no services, north side of highway.
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Roadside turnout with information sign
Paved no services, north side of highway.
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Roadside turnout with information sign
Paved no services, north side of highway.
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Shoshone National Forest
Eastern boundary.
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49.7
Point of Information
The Buffalo Bill Cody Scenic Byway terminus point.
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51.7
Access to Lodging
South side of highway.
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51.9
Services at highway
Fuel, south side of highway.
33.3
53.6
Community of Wapiti

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56.5
Point of Information
Crossing the North Fork Shoshone River, WY.
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58.3
Access to campground & lodging
South side of highway.
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64.9
Buffalo Bill Satate Park
Access to campgrounds South side of highway. The history of Buffalo Bill Reservoir and 'Cody Country' is rooted in the rich lore of the old West. Buffalo Bill State Park was named for Colonel William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody, famous as a wild west showman, promoter and developer.
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View from highway
Driving east. Looking at The Buffalo Bill Reservoir.
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Roadside turnout Rest Area with scenic view point
Paved no services, south side of highway.
44.0
70.8
Access to Eagle Point - Buffalo Bill State Park
South side of highway.
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Access to Buffalo Bill State Park - North Shore Campground
NORTH SHORE BAY CAMPGROUND (35 sites: 29 pull-through sites, 3 back-in, and 3 designated tent only.
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Roadside turnout with scenic view point
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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Roadside turnout with scenic view area
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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Buffalo Bill State Park
Eastern boundary.
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View from highway
Driving east.
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Buffalo Bill State Park Information Center & Buffalo Bill Dam
Roadside turnout, Large paved turnout, south side of highway. Photo taken from roadside turnout.
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78.8
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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Point of Information
Crossing Shoshone River.
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Roadside turnout with information sign
Paved no services, north side of highway.
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82.7
City of Cody, Wyoming - Welcome to Cody
Western boundary.
52.9
85.1
Junction of highway #291
Cody business center. South to the community of Valley.
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86.6
Access to campgrounds
North side of highway,
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87.0
Beck Ave
Access to Buffalo Bill Historical Center, north of highway.
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87.6
Cody Chamber of Commerce Information Center
South side of highway.
54.6
87.8
Cody City Park
Picnic area.
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88.1
12th Street
Cody's business area.
55.1
88.6
View from highway
Driving east.
55.1
88.7
Junction of highway # 14a & highway #120 west
North to Big Horn National Recreation area. North to Highway #296 ( The Chief Joseph Wyoming scenic byway. (North alternate route) to communities of Powell, Byron, Lovell.
55.8
89.8
Services at highway
Fuel, gas, diesel.
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Access to campground
North side of highway.
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Access to Yellowstone Regional Airport
North of highway.
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Junction of highway # 120 south
South to communities of Meeteetse, Grass Creek, Thermopolis.
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Access to campground
North of highway.
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Junction of Park County roadway #3DX
South of highway.
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Junction of Park County roadway #3FX
North side of highway.
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Junction of Park County roadway #3JM
Access to Oregon Basin
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108.8
View from highway
Driving east.
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129.0
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, north side of highway.
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130.0
Point of Information
Big Horn County, western boundary.
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133.7
Roadside turnout with historic information sign
The Jim Bridger Trail 1864 - North of this point is the Jim Bridger Trail. The Devils Backbone, the roughest decent on the trail, situated at the northern edge of the plains the trail drops down into the Whistle Creek Valley. In the spring of 1864 Jim Bridger guided 62 wagons from Fort Casper northwest through the Big Horn Basin to Virginia City Montana.
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Roadside turnout with historic information sign
Wild Horses are often seen to the north of Bridger Butte. Today's wild horses are descendants of animals that escaped or were turned loose by various cultures who depended on them
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142.7
Junction of highway #30
South to communities of Burlington, Otto, Basin
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Junction of highway #32
North to communities of Powell, Lovell.
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Community of Emblen
Elevation 4438 feet.
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166.5
Junction of highway #310 & highwat #789
North via highway #310 to communities of Lovell, Cowley, Deaver. South via highway #789 to Worland, Thermopolis.
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Roadside turnout - Greybull Rest Area
Picnic tables, toilets, North side of highway.
106.1
170.8
Access to The Museum of Flight
The history of fire fighting aircraft. North side of highway.
106.3
171.0
Roadside turnout
Paved no services, south side of highway.
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172.2
City of Greybull - Welcome to Greybull
Western limits, elevation 3788 feet
107.8
173.4
Access to campground
East side of highway.
107.9
173.7
Greybull Business District

108.5
174.6
Access to campground
East side of highway.
108.7
174.9
Junction of highway #14
NOTE, overlap of highway #14 ends at this point and heads east. South to cities of Basin, Worland, Thermopolis, Shoshoni. North east to cities of Ranchester, Sheridan.
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174.9
Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide
For continuance of highway #20 south, see milebymile.com Wyoming highway #20 Cities of Greybull to Shoshoni. -e9