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Carbon County is a large county in the south central region of Wyoming. The county contains only about 18,000 people and consumes nearly 8,000 square miles of the state. The rich, resourceful land yields a variety of wealth, including wool, beef, timber, trona, jade, clays, oil, gas, and the high-BTU coal from which the county was named. The towns within the county include Saratoga, Rawlins, Encampment, Riverside, and Sinclair. The county also contains many attractions, like Seminoe State Park, the Medicine Bow National Forest, the Sierra Madre, and the North Platte River. The Red Desert also lies within the county. The highest elevations in the state are in the Medicine Bow Mountains and Snowy Range Scenic Byway. The best cattle raising areas in Wyoming are in the North Platte River region of central Carbon County.

Location: Rawlins/Carbon County Chamber, PO Box 1331, Rawlins Wyoming 82301 Telephone 307-324-4111 Toll Free: 800-228-3547

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08/10 Coming to The Rawlins area
Beartrap Summer Festival Casper WY August3-4 Since 1994, the Beartrap Summer Festival has taken place on the meadows of Casper.
Steamboat Wine Festival Steamboat Springs CO August7-11 Experience more than 100 food artisans, wineries, breweries, distilleries, epicurean purveyors, and locally-made products at this ultimate food and wine experience.
Scottish/Irish Highland Festival Estes Park CO September5-8 The Longs Peak Scottish/Irish Highland Festival has grown from four families on a Saturday afternoon to one of the most prestigious Celtic Festivals in North America.The world renowned festival has hosted world champion pipe bands, jousting, clogging competitions, dog shows featuring breeds of the British Isles, battle dioramas from famous events such as Waterloo, Scottish and Irish dance festivals, and oodles more.