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Cheyenne, WY

Population: 62,195
Brian McCord

Turtle Rock Trail

You may not be able to pronounce it, but after a visit you surely won't forget it. Located between Cheyenne and nearby Laramie, Vedauwoo attracts many rock climbers, while its Turtle Rock Trail invites hikers to tread.

The Hype: Access to remote areas and thrill-seeking rock climbers

Distance: 3.2 miles

Difficulty: 3/5

Wild Encounters: Beavers, deer, pronghorn antelope, coyotes

Don't Forget: To clap. The nearby rock climbers are giving you quite a show.

Learn about Cheyenne's outdoor recreation scene.