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Address: Cheyenne, WY

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The real west, and I know.

If you're in Cheyenne, and especially if you're not a local, you must take and hour or two to drive up Happy Jack Road. Beautiful lake and hiking. Even more fun if you visit the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
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Oakland Park, Florida
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Oakland Park, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you're in Cheyenne, and especially if you're not a local, you must take and hour or two to drive up Happy Jack Road. Beautiful lake and hiking. Even more fun if you visit the local cowboy bar (you can't miss it... it's the only business you'll see). Have fun!

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Lake County, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I made this trip to Laramie, WY on my Harley, and this route is a must (it takes you to the Lincoln Highway Monument at Sherman Hill on Route 30 / I-80).

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We loved taking this drive out of town. It's scenic and surprising and beautiful. Rolling prairies, homes and fences, hills and valleys, wind farms and lots of sky.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nice dive with very little traffic. If your going Cheyenne to Laramie it is a must do. It will only take a few minutes longer than the interstate.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Happy Jack Road is one of my favorite roads to travel west to Laramie. As a landscape photographer, I have my camera right beside me because the change from grassland to hills to unique rock formation is stunning. But when you combine the land with the great cloud formations, deep blue sky and sunlight bouncing off the rocks leaving... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a good road to travel if you are going to the lakes or a great view of wild life and the mountains. The lakes are fishable and there are 3 of them. Have fun.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We drove from Cheyenne to Laramie to take a look at the U of Wyoming - and drove this route back to Cheyenne to pick up the Interstate headed north. It was beautiful! Definitely a nice change of pace. On the way over, we stopped by the Lincoln status and enjoyed that very much as well. There is a fabulous... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We drove from Cheyenne to Curt Gowdy State Park and then on to Happy Jack Bike Trail. The scenery was beautiful and hardly any traffic to deal with. A great alternate to driving I-80 to Laramie.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is so cool that so many people enjoy this part of Wyoming. I was born on this road and have so many fond memories of this sliver of Wyoming. It's absolutely beautiful.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

We drove this route from just outside Laramie to Cheyenne. Nice scenery and you can stop at Curt Gowdy State Park. It is definitely a more scenic drive than the interstate and there is very little traffic.

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