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Beautiful drive!

I couldn't believe how many buffalo and antelope we saw as we drove toward Laramie from Cheyenne... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Angie O
,
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Just passing through but.....

So well worth it-instead of taking route 80 which we have been in traveling for days (since New... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
BerylSkog
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Bergen County, NJ
via mobile
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Cheyenne, WY
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I couldn't believe how many buffalo and antelope we saw as we drove toward Laramie from Cheyenne. The rock formations are gorgeous.

1  Thank Angie O
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

So well worth it-instead of taking route 80 which we have been in traveling for days (since New Jersey), we opted for happy jack road. The scenery was spectacular along the road and we stopped at the curt gowdy state park which was amazing. No...More

1  Thank BerylSkog
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a bit more scenic than I-80 and a heck of a lot less traffic, especially semis. The part closest to Laramie is the best. Road is in fine shape with few curves. Not much scenery on the Cheyenne side. Not much slower and...More

1  Thank buffalobob6
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is my preferred route between Cheyenne and Laramie in the summer. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife. You'll almost always see antelope and deer but you might also see elk, moose, etc. It's a nice scenic drive and is perfect for motorcycles.

Thank ehayes116
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is a rest area but offers so much more. Don't pass up this location on your travels. There are several informative plaques as well as a statue of Presiden Lincoln. Inside, on certain days, there are pamphlets and maps. There is a large parking...More

Thank Renee B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Nice highway between Cheyenne and Lincoln Pass (Monument). More relaxing than the interstate (lots of semi's on the interstate), beautiful open spaces. And you'll pass through the north end of Videvoo (Rock City). Captivating! Watch out for wildlife (deer, moose, etc.)

Thank Judith M
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Diverted to this road on our trip from Chadron, Nebraska to Denver. I am so glad we took it, it was a break from the freeway roads, and saw much beautiful sites.

Thank George S
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We took Highway State #210, Happy Jack Road, when I-80 was closed due to a wreck. Excellent road, lightly traveled, and you see some nice Wyoming countryside.

Thank grayhawk33
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

As always, when on vacation, I try and take back roads to get away from the freeways. It’s a way for me to unplug, enjoy the country side, slow down, take in the sights and explore America away from the highway. Happy Jack Road from...More

Thank TravelBoy27
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Drove to Laramie, WY and back on Happy Jack Rd. No wild pressure from I80. Comfortable and scenic. Took some back country forest roads and thoroughly enjoyed it. Not a lot of pressure from people. Great day or half day trip.

Thank Timothy M
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Sherri F
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Response from Adders | Reviewed this property |
There is a nice visitor centre at the exit with lovely views.
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Sherri F
29 September 2016|
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Response from Telkbear | Reviewed this property |
Go East on I80 to the rest area that has the Lincoln monument. Exit there. When you come to a y in the road to go right to the rest area, go left. This is Happy jack road. It will also say Curt Gowdy Reservoir.
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