Spring in Evanston

When Evanston begins to thaw after a freezing winter, our landscape comes alive with the first signs of spring–vibrant blooms, bustling wildlife, and whispers of warm breezes. Hibernation is officially over, and visitors will find a wealth of activities to enjoy this time of year. 

Spring Weather in Evanston, WY

Bring layers if you’re visiting Evanston in the springtime, as temperatures can change drastically throughout the day. Mornings are generally chilly in the low 50s, and it gets warmer throughout the day with highs in the low 60s. 

Things to Do in Evanston in the Spring

There are plenty of things to do in Evanston this time of year. These are our favorite ways to celebrate spring.

Spot wildlife in Bear River State Park.

Don’t miss out on the chance to explore the 324-acre Bear River State Park, where you can find hundreds of species of wildlife in their natural habitat. Animals like moose, elk, hawks, owls, rabbits, and many more call Evanston home. Many of them are emerging from a long hibernation season, so this is a fantastic time to spot them!

Check out the Evanston Parks.

We are so excited to enjoy nature by the time spring rolls around, and one stellar way to get the most out of Evanston is to visit our many parks. Ottley Park is perfect for families and has a playground, Martin Park has an expansive green lawn and is prime for a springtime picnic, and our Chinese Pavilion and Garden is the ideal place to find some peace and quiet. Each of our parks has something different to offer, so why not visit them all?

Admire wildflowers on the Bear River Greenway.

Our hills come alive with brightly colored blooms in the spring, and we want you to see them! From yellow goldenrods to purple-pink fireweeds and many other hues, your eyes will be busy looking for all the different native wildflower species. The Bear River Greenway is a fantastic place to spot them, as you’ll find several miles of trails. Take it slow with a leisurely stroll, or hop on a bike for a quicker browse!

Camping Near Evanston Wyoming

One way to get the most out of a spring visit is to camp near Evanston. We have plenty of offerings for visitors who want to be fully immersed in our slice of rugged nature, including traditional campsites and RV parks. Phillips RV Park is a local favorite and a great choice for travelers on the move. If you want to kick it up a notch and be even more remote, you’ll find Bear River Campground just 30 minutes away, just across the Utah border.