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  • Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat Management Area is six miles east of Lovell and comprises 19,424 acres.  Through a cooperative agreement between the Wyoming Game & Fish Commission, National Pa...

  • The Winegar Hole Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Designated wilderness by Congress in 1984, the wilderness is within Caribou-Targhee National Forest and borders Yellowstone Nationa...
  • Teton Wilderness is located in Wyoming, United States. Created in 1964, the Teton Wilderness is located within Bridger-Teton National Forest and consists of 585,238 acres (2,370 km2). The wilderness ...
  • Table Mountain Wildlife Habitat Management Area is 15 miles southeast of Torrington.  In 1962, the Wyoming Game & Fish Commission entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Land Man...
  • This 3,786-acre wildlife habitat management area near Pinedale was established in 1948 as part of a series of elk feedgrounds created to provide winter forage and reduce damage to private haystacks. ...
  • Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southwestern Wyoming. The name Seedskadee originated from the Shoshone Indian word 'Sisk-a-dee-agie' meaning 'river of the prairie hen.'' The 27...
  • The Savage Run Wilderness is located in south central Wyoming in the United States. Entirely within Medicine Bow National Forest, the wilderness was designated in 1978 in an effort to protect vital ra...
  • This 16,548-acre wildlife habitat management area is five miles southeast of Hyattville and is co-managed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the State of Wyomi...
  • This 1,785-acre wildlife habitat management area is 16 miles south of Lander on Wyoming Highway 28.  It is named for its beautiful red sandstone formations.  This historic elk wintering range provid...
  • Popo Agie Wilderness is located within Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming, United States. The wilderness consists of 101,870 acres (412 km²) on the east side of the continental divide in the Wind Rive...
  • The Platte River Wilderness is primarily located in south central Wyoming, with a small section extending into Colorado in the United States. Located entirely within Medicine Bow - Routt National Fore...
  • This 9,800-acre wildlife habitat management area is five miles northeast of Saratoga in the foothills below Pennock Mountain.  The land is managed through a 1962 cooperative agreement with the U.S. B...
  • Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is in an isolated area 50 miles southwest of Casper and 20 miles from the small community of Alcova, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of four small units totaling...
  • The North Absaroka Wilderness is located in Shoshone National Forest in the U.S. state of Wyoming. It lies adjacent to the eastern border of Yellowstone National Park....
  • The National Elk Refuge is located in the U.S. state of Wyoming and was created in 1912 to protect habitat and provide sanctuary for the largest elk herd on Earth. The refuge borders the town of Jacks...
  • Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in southern Albany County in the U.S. state of Wyoming and includes 1,776 acres (7.2 km2). The refuge is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv...
  • Morgan Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area, 30 miles north of Sinclair, was originally obtained in 1953 to establish a bighorn sheep herd.  The bighorn sheep were transplanted to this area and hav...
  • Medicine Lodge Wildlife Habitat Management Area is five miles northwest of Hyattville and was established in 1972 to provide crucial winter forage for elk.  A cooperative management agreement with th...
  • Medicine Bow Peak is the highest peak in the Snowy Range, a part of the Medicine Bow Mountains, about 35 miles west of Laramie, Wyoming. It lies within Medicine Bow National Forest. The summit lies in...
  • The Kerns Wildlife Habitat Management Area is 12 miles northwest of Parkman in the Big Horn Mountains and provides crucial winter range for about 800 elk.  This area of 4,995 acres was acquired betwe...
  • The Jedediah Smith Wilderness is located in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Designated wilderness by Congress in 1984, Jedediah Smith Wilderness is within Caribou-Targhee National Forest and borders Grand ...
  • Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southeastern Wyoming in the southern part of the Laramie Plains. It is a montane, park-like area surrounded by mountains. The Refuge, at an ele...
  • The Huston Park Wilderness is located in south central Wyoming in the United States. Entirely within Medicine Bow National Forest, the wilderness was designated in 1984 to preserve the northernmost se...
  • Half Moon and Fall Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Areas are located six miles southeast of Pinedale and provides quality winter range for up to 700 elk and a large population of mule deer.  Vegeta...
  • The Gros Ventre Wilderness is located in Bridger-Teton National Forest in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Most of the Gros Ventre Range is located within the wilderness....
  • The Fitzpatrick Wilderness is located in Shoshone National Forest in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The wilderness was originally known as the Glacier Primitive Area, but was redesignated a wilderness in ...
  • The Encampment River Wilderness is a designated wilderness area located in south central Wyoming in the United States. Entirely within Medicine Bow National Forest, the wilderness was designated to in...
  • Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located south of Cokeville, Wyoming, is centered on a 20-mile stretch of the Bear River and its associated wetlands and uplands. The Refuge was establ...
  • The Cloud Peak Wilderness is located in north central Wyoming in the United States. Entirely within Bighorn National Forest, the wilderness was established in 1984 in an effort to preserve the wildest...
  • The 8,000 acre Bud Love Wildlife Habitat Management Area was established in 1970 to provide crucial winter habitat for big game species. This area is six miles northwest of Buffalo and supports approx...
  • The Bridger Wilderness is located in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming, United States. Originally established in 1931 as a primitive area, the 428,169 acre (1,732 km²) region was r...

  • Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the southern part of Albany County, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of 1,116 acres on three parcels of land that are interspersed with private and St...