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, white-tailed 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.

 

Facilities

Evanston Community Recreation Center Photo

Evanston Community Recreation Center

 

Youth Sports

Football Photo

Football

 
Baseball/Softball Photo

Baseball/Softball

 
Gymnastics Photo

Gymnastics

 
COED Volleyball Photo

COED Volleyball

 
Martial Arts Photo

Martial Arts

 
Elite Wrestling Photo

Elite Wrestling

 

Skiing

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

Woodward

 
Beaver Mountain Photo

Beaver Mountain

 
Grand Targhee Resort Photo

Grand Targhee Resort

 

Hiking

Amethyst Lake Trail Photo

Amethyst Lake Trail

 
Hiking Trails Near Evanston, WY Photo

Hiking Trails Near Evanston, WY

 
Uinta Photo

Uinta

 
City of Evanston Photo

City of Evanston

 

Hunting and Fishing

Lake Louise Photo

Lake Louise

 
Sulphur Creek Photo

Sulphur Creek

 

Camping

Tents and Cabins Photo

Tents and Cabins

 
Yurts Photo

Yurts

 

Events

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

 
Family XC Ski Race Day at Purple Sage Photo

Family XC Ski Race Day at Purple Sage

 
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

 

City and County Parks

Anderson Park Photo

Anderson Park

 
Aspen Grove Park Photo

Aspen Grove Park

 
Bear River Greenway Photo

Bear River Greenway

 
Brookhollow Park Photo

Brookhollow Park

 
Brown Park Photo

Brown 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