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:
Tue July 30, 2013
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.
Thu July 18, 2013
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,
Tue July 2, 2013
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.
Mon July 1, 2013
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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