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Gooseberry Badlands Scenic Overlook & Trail

State Route 431, 9 miles south of Worland on Route 20, turn left on Route 431, drive about 25 miles, look for sign and parking on right, Worland, WY
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Take In Nature's Natural Creations

You're driving along rolling hills and ranches taking in their own beauty, you see cattle... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Uwe R
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Thermopolis, Wyoming
Beautiful scenery

If you are looking for a unique scenery experience you have found it. It is between Worland and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
tom041058
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Tacoma, Washington
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9 Aug 2017
“Take In Nature's Natural Creations”
5 Aug 2017
“Beautiful scenery”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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State Route 431, 9 miles south of Worland on Route 20, turn left on Route 431, drive about 25 miles, look for sign and parking on right, Worland, WY
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

You're driving along rolling hills and ranches taking in their own beauty, you see cattle, antelope, deer, and possibly some other wildlife when BAM!!! you come upon the badlands that seems out of place based on its surroundings. You pull into the gravel parking lot...More

Thank Uwe R
Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you are looking for a unique scenery experience you have found it. It is between Worland and Thermopolis WY and you will find that there is few other places like the scenery you will find here. The rock formations are outstanding.It will be hot...More

Thank tom041058
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Just 5 or 10 minutes off the highway between Thermopolis and Meeteetsee. Purples, reds, oranges, browns, and yellows splashed throughout this badlands depression with its towers and spires. Trail winds through the terrain and is well marked. A few sets of stairs wind up and...More

1  Thank Joan M
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is a cool stop and a nice hike. Good stop on a drive though the area but not a destination. The hike is well marked and has Interpretive makers, however there was no guide in the box. You might check and see if they...More

Thank Tomas D
Reviewed 2 August 2016

You will stop your car, get out and take photos. We don't usually stop at places like this and almost never are impressed enough to get out and take photos but we did here. Easy on and off.

Thank D'Arcy D
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It's really worth the drive from EITHER Worland or Thermopolis. We learned about it in a tourist brochure for "The Big Horn Mountains and the Sweet 16," where it is briefly described under the misleading name "Painted Desert." The real name is "Gooseberry Badlands." As...More

2  Thank Dan S
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