Tidbits & facts

On your vacation to Wind River country you will find:

 

  • 53 mountain peaks in the Wind River Range over 13,000 feet
  • 626 lakes and reservoirs
  • 2,057 miles of rivers and streams
  • 5,242,085 acres (85% of the county) of publicly owned land
  • Wyoming’s highest peak, Gannett, at 13,804 feet
  • 7 of the largest glaciers in the Rocky Mountains, and dozens more
  • 2.1 pronghorn antelope and only 4.1 people per square mile
  • 300 days of sunshine per year
  • Almost 200 miles of the Continental Divide
  • More than 70 miles of the Oregon Trail, much of it on public land