Best of Wyoming – Green River

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Green River Best of Wyoming Posts

During the month of July, Wyoming Public Media featured Green River on its ‘Best of Wyoming’ page. You are welcome to glance at the summaries below and follow the links to snapshots of the many innovative organizations in Green River:

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Whitewater Park – Green River

Tue July 30, 2013

Green River Whitewater Park
Credit Green River Recreation Department

By Green River Whitewater Park

At Expedition Island Park, made famous by the launching point of John Wesley Powell’s historic expedition of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon in 1869, you will find an amenity for floating river users and swimmers of a wide range of abilities. The Whitewater Park and North Channel Tubing projects were completed in the summers of 2008 and 2009. These projects have enhanced the river that splits and surrounds the island.  In the north river channel, directly adjacent to the City’s outdoor splash park, the City created a 1,200 feet long lazy river/tubing channel.

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Green River Wild Horse Tours

Thu July 18, 2013

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By Green River Wild Horse Tours

View wild horses in their natural environment as well as a host of other wild creatures that make the high desert of Wyoming their home.

Visitors can enjoy seeing the magnificent vistas  at every turn. Tours will take visitors around Sweetwater County viewing the wild horses, wild life and scenic vistas that make this corner of the world a beautiful and unique experience.

The vehicle that Green River Wild Hours Tours uses is unusual, the Australian made, Pinzgauer holds ten passengers. This machine gives participants the outdoor experience without walking,

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Green River Arts Council

Tue July 2, 2013

3D Art on the Green Competitor Bryan Cordova
Credit Green River Arts Council

By Green River Arts Council

The Green River Arts Council provides access to the arts for the citizens and visitors of Green River.  The Council offers community-wide opportunities to celebrate creativity through frequent and fun events and festivals.  

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Sweetwater County Historical Museum - Green River

Mon July 1, 2013

Credit Sweetwater County Historical Museum

By Sweetwater County Historical Museum

Discover the rich cultural heritage of southwestern Wyoming at the Sweetwater County Historical Museum. Established in 1967 to preserve and present the history of Sweetwater County, the museum is located in a renovated 1931 post office building. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places.  The museum contains long and short-term exhibits, a large historical photograph collection and local history materials.

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