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Medicine Lodge Wildlife Haven

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Named one of the finest wildlife viewing areas in Wyoming, this region contains five distinguishable vegetation zones ranging from dry basin to mountain meadow. The availablity of water contributes to the abundant wildlife. Frequently seen mammals include the marmot, mule deer, jack and cottontail rabbit, beaver, mink, fox, coyote, badgers, weasels, and prairie dogs. 100 species of birds inhabit the park, and several snake species make their homes here. Sometimes you can even find a few scorpions. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, mountain biking, fossil hunting, and about every other activity are popular attractions. A fossil dinosaur track site has been uncovered near Shell, displaying hundreds of dinosaur tracks.

Location: Medicine Lodge State Site, PO Box 62, Hyattville Wyoming 82428 Telephone 307-469-2234 Fax 307-469-2264

Other Wyoming State Parks nearby:
(Hyattville) Medicine Lodge Wildlife Haven
(Ten Sleep) Ten Sleep Preserve
(Buffalo) Washington Memorial Park

12/08 Coming to The Hyattville area
Big Horn Mountain Festival Buffalo WY July12-14 Acoustic, Americana, Folk, Old-Timey, Bluegrass & Traditional Music.
Beartrap Summer Festival Casper WY August3-4 Since 1994, the Beartrap Summer Festival has taken place on the meadows of Casper.