Recreation in Southwest Wyoming

Uinta County is your recreation destination on the Wasatch Front and serves as a gateway to some of the nation’s most beloved parks. 

As part of the Wasatch Front, Evanston and Uinta County offer an abundance of recreational activities through their exceptional amenities and parks. The goal of the Recreation Division is to provide a wide variety of quality recreational opportunities or all ages to encourage active and healthy lifestyles.

Whether you are interested in the Evanston Recreation Center, that provides weight room coaching, childcare, and inflatable obstacle courses, or organized outdoor family days, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Evanston hosts many family days at the local parks and golf courses, with themes around the seasons.

Evanston and Uinta County showcase a variety of excellent lakes, rivers and streams abound, including the Bear River. Bear River State Park offers public access to this backyard gem and exceptional fly fishing. The enticing parks and campgrounds are nestled near lakes and rivers, providing all-day fishing opportunities.

For hunting enthusiasts, look no further than Evanston. The area offers bountiful hunting opportunities for wildlife that is special to Wyoming. Hunters will leave satisfied, after a hunting expedition including elk, mule deer, and moose.

The many hiking trails in the area provide a relaxing escape on a trail leading to a new adventure. Trails along the rivers, mountain foothills, and through parks provide ample wildlife observing. Take your camera and a friend along, for the spontaneous pictures with beautiful, scenic backdrops.

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City and County Parks

Brown Park Photo

Brown Park

Anderson Park Photo

Anderson Park

Aspen Grove Park Photo

Aspen Grove Park

Bear River Greenway Photo

Bear River Greenway

Brookhollow Park Photo

Brookhollow Park

Centennial Park Photo

Centennial Park

Mountain View City Park Photo

Mountain View City Park

Chinese Gardens Photo

Chinese Gardens

Depot Square Photo

Depot Square

Hamblin Park Photo

Hamblin Park

Martin Park Photo

Martin Park

Overthrust Ball Park Photo

Overthrust Ball Park

Skate Park Photo

Skate Park

Sulphur Creek Reservoir Photo

Sulphur Creek Reservoir

Purple Sage Golf Course Photo

Purple Sage Golf Course

Rio Oso Mountain Bikes Trails Photo

Rio Oso Mountain Bikes Trails

Fossil Butte National Monument Photo

Fossil Butte National Monument

Salt to Stone Photo

Salt to Stone



Free Boat Day Photo

Free Boat Day

Fresh Air, Freedom & Fun Festival Photo

Fresh Air, Freedom & Fun Festival

Pitch, Putt, Drive/Golf Day Photo

Pitch, Putt, Drive/Golf Day

Halloween Adventure Photo

Halloween Adventure

Indoor Distance Triathlon Photo

Indoor Distance Triathlon

Inflatable Day Photo

Inflatable Day

Spring Pickleball League Photo

Spring Pickleball League

Jason Crompton Memorial 5K Photo

Jason Crompton Memorial 5K

Fort Bridger Rendezvous Photo

Fort Bridger Rendezvous

Family XC Ski Race Day at Purple Sage Photo

Family XC Ski Race Day at Purple Sage

Bear River Rendezvous Photo

Bear River Rendezvous

Chinese New Year Table Tennis Tournament Photo

Chinese New Year Table Tennis Tournament

Jingle Bell Jaunt 5K Run and Walk Photo

Jingle Bell Jaunt 5K Run and Walk

Family Golf Day Photo

Family Golf Day

Family Ice Skating Party Photo

Family Ice Skating Party



Amethyst Lake Trail Photo

Amethyst Lake Trail

Hiking Trails Near Evanston, WY Photo

Hiking Trails Near Evanston, WY

Uinta Photo


City of Evanston Photo

City of Evanston


Youth Sports

Football Photo


Baseball/Softball Photo


Gymnastics Photo


COED Volleyball Photo

COED Volleyball

Martial Arts Photo

Martial Arts

Elite Wrestling Photo

Elite Wrestling



Brighton Ski Resort Photo

Brighton Ski Resort

Pine Creek Ski Area Photo

Pine Creek Ski Area

Park City Ski Resorts Photo

Park City Ski Resorts

Snowbasin Resort Photo

Snowbasin Resort

Woodward Photo


Beaver Mountain Photo

Beaver Mountain

Grand Targhee Resort Photo

Grand Targhee Resort



Evanston Community Recreation Center Photo

Evanston Community Recreation Center


Hunting and Fishing

Lake Flaming Gorge Photo

Lake Flaming Gorge

Sulphur Creek Photo

Sulphur Creek



Tents and Cabins Photo

Tents and Cabins

Yurts Photo