Things To Do

Discover the essence of the American West right here in Evanston. Nestled amidst breathtaking natural beauty and rich historical heritage, Evanston offers a truly adventurous and captivating experience that is sure to leave you in awe. Whether you're seeking bold adventures or simply want to soak in our area's natural beauty, there are plenty of things to do here in Evanston, Wyoming.

Explore the Great Outdoors

As the Gateway to Yellowstone, Evanston is an outdoor lovers' dream. Explore our untamed wilderness and discover the beauty of Mirror Lake and the Uinta Mountains. Hike through picturesque trails, embark on thrilling backcountry adventures, or challenge yourself on world-class mountain biking trails. For a change of pace, cast your line into Bear River for some fantastic fishing or practice your swing at the Purple Sage Golf Course. Evanston's natural wonders are waiting to be explored!

Immerse Yourself in History

Evanston's rich historical charm will transport you to another world. Dive into our proud heritage by visiting the Evanston Roundhouse and Railyards Complex, where you can learn about our railroad history through guided tours. Take a stroll through our historic downtown, filled with charming shops, art galleries showcasing local talent, and cozy cafes where you can savor a delicious meal. As you walk the streets, you'll uncover the fascinating tales of the Wild West that shaped our town.

Experience Warm Western Hospitality

There’s no place like Evanston! Start your weekend at our vibrant farmers market, where you can mingle with locals and enjoy fresh produce and homemade goods. Be part of the lively community events, such as Evanston Cowboy Days, featuring rodeos and live music, and immerse yourself in the vibrant Western culture. You'll feel right at home in Evanston's welcoming spirit.

Choose Your Adventure

Evanston, Wyoming’s diverse landscape offers endless things to do, no matter your interests. 

So, whether you're planning a family vacation, a solo adventure, or a group getaway, Evanston, Wyoming, is the ultimate destination that embodies the true spirit of the American West.


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