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Seven of the largest glaciers in the Rocky Mountains are found here, including the single largest... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Rowena M
Shell, Wyoming
I would be a poorer person if I had never been here

This is truly wilderness although some trails get fairly heavy traffic at times the rest is... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
lisa w
sandy utah
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This 100-mile section of the Rocky Mountains, spectacular from afar, is even more thrilling close up, with over 1,600 fish-full lakes and plenty of wolves, mountain lions and grizzly bears around to keep you company.
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Seven of the largest glaciers in the Rocky Mountains are found here, including the single largest glacier in the American Rockies. This should tell one that there are lakes and places to hike. Read Joe Kelsey's Climbing and Hiking in the Wind River Mountains, a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rowena M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

it's really far to the trailhead, and some are still so busy. the mountains are nice though. often covered in smoke throughout the summers now.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is truly wilderness although some trails get fairly heavy traffic at times the rest is breathtaking. This is what Yellowstone was 100 years ago, few people and lots of wildlife

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisa w
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The stretch of Wind River Mountains in the Arapahoe and Shoshone Indian reservation is an incredibly beautiful hiking area. The best Trout fishing ever with every kind of trout possible on your hook nearly every cast. Hardly ever see anyone else when hiking early September....More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank John W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I have had a chance to hike and backpack all over the world -- including Alaska, New Zealand, Peru, and South Africa (Drakensberg). The Wind River Mountain Range is one of the most stunning places I have been. You can only see the best part...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Summer G
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I have back packed numerous times in the wind rivers and it is one of the most pristine places in the world and I have back packed all over the world. The Indian reservation side is very remote and the trails not very well marked...More

Date of experience: July 2016
6  Thank thewanderingfamily4
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We were blown away with the solitude of the Wind River Range. We have spent years exploring Colorado and have now found a new place to come back to without the crowds!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 570MGB
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This part of the Rockies has almost no tourists even in summer. The views are spectacular and there is often an abundance of wildlife to observe, especially moose and bears. It is a good area for camping, fishing and hiking. It is near both Yellowstone...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Leaving Shoshoni heading for Thermopolis we entered the White River Canyon, and were completely carried away by the stunning scenery. There a lots of ' pull outs' to stop and take photographs. There are three road tunnels and on your left, railway tunnels with a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We traveled for an unbearably large fraction of a day to spend time in the Wind River Range, and what were we greeted with? Nature's full-frontal assault on all of our senses. The landscape was cluttered with bare granite rocks, massive mountains that blocked our...More

Date of experience: September 2015
108  Thank Clark G
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