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Quick Facts
Designation: Wyoming State Scenic Backway
Fees: Fees apply at all campground sites.
Length, One-Way: 64 Miles (106.67 Kilometers)
Time: Allow for 2.5 hours.


General Information

Description - The Seminoe-Alcova Back Country Byway is located in South Central Wyoming. The north end byway is in Alcova, a small settlement on WY 220 about 30 miles southwest of Casper, and the south end is in the small oil town of Sinclair, near Rawlins. Here at the junction of WY 220 and Natrona County Road 603/407, the 73-mile route passes through antelope-grazed prairie and stark desert, and climbs over the rugged Seminoe Mountains. The route has special attractions which include: the Alcova Reservior, popular for fishing and boating; Pathfinder Reservior, a favorite of windsurfers; Fremont Canyon, known for fishing, rock climbing, and popular with experienced river-runners; Seminoe Reservior, the Seminoe Mountains, the Pedro Mountains, and Seminoe State Park. The road is in a remote area, but provides amazing landscape transformations while traversing through the Seminoe Mountains, the Pedro Mountains, and Fremont Canyon, that are worth making the back-country journey to view.

Attractions - The Seminoe to Alcova Scenic Backway is known for it's Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : The Seminoe-Alcova Back Country Byway travels over Carbon County Roads 351 and 291 and Natronia County Road 407 located in South Central Wyoming. The north end byway is in Alcova, a small settlement on WY 220 about 30 miles southwest of Casper, and the south end is in the small oil town of Sinclair, near Rawlins.


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Filed By: Abel & Cindy (Highlands Ranch, CO)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: We had a GREAT time! Pack a lunch and bring plenty of film. You can have a picnic along the drive and there are tons of photo ops for you to remember this BEAUTIFUL trip... ...enjoy!


Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Scenic Driving Seminoe to Alcova Scenic Backway
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ICON Viewing Scenery Seminoe to Alcova Scenic Backway
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More Information

Additional Information:
Wyoming Scenic Byways - This beautiful state currently offers one All-American Road, the Beartooth Scenic Byway, and a multitude of state, National Forest and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) designated byways.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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