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30 Photos Of Wyoming That Will Make You Homesick

There’s no place like home.

Maria Scinto

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1. When the sun rises in Wyoming

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Bal Sivakumar

Sunrise over the Mormon barns, Jackson, Wyoming

2. It’s a riot of gold, orange, and pink lighting up the sky

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Greg Westfall

Wyoming sunrise (exact location unspecified)

3. And kissing the snow-topped mountains

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Source: Flickr user Esther Lee

Wyoming sunrise over the Grand Tetons

4. Wyoming is full of wide open spaces

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Greg Westfall

Outside Dubois Wyoming

5. It’s home to fewer people per square mile than any other state but Alaska

Homesick for Wyoming
Source Wikimedia user Wusel007

Thunder Basin National Grassland close to Douglas, Wyoming

6. Once you’re up and about you can set your watch by Old Faithful

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Source Wikimedia user Debeo Morium

Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

7. But remember to watch your “pick-a-nick basket” if there are any bears around

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Source: Flickr user S-t-v

Grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park

8. In Wyoming you’ll never have to ask where’s the beef

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Greg Westfall

North of Riverton, Wyoming

9. Since we’ve got more cows than people

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Source: Flickr user Bugeater

Longhorn cattle in Wyoming

10. And we’re also bringing back bison

Homesick for Wyoming
Source Flickr user Greg Willis

Bison (location unspecified)

11. They’re so cute when they’re this age

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Source Flickr user Nomadic Lass

Bison calf at Yellowstone National Park

12. Maybe all of the jackalopes were eaten by coyotes?

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Aaron Logan

Coyote at Yellowstone National Park

13. Or perhaps it was mountain lions that chased them all off

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Source: Source: Flickr user USFWS Mountain-Prairie

Mountain lions at the National Elk Refuge

14. In Wyoming you can have a close encounter with America’s first national monument

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Wikimedia user B D

Devils Tower National Monument

15. Shhhhhhh! Don’t wake the sleeping Mountain

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Wikimedia user Acroterion

Sheep Mountain (aka the Sleeping Indian) near Jackson, Wyoming

16. We’ve got four seasons here in Wyoming. There’s almost winter…

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Gregory “Greg” Smith

Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton National Park

17. Followed by winter…

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Source: Flickr user Ron Reiring

Big Horn National Forest near Powder River Pass

18. Then still winter…

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Source: Flickr user Brian Washburn

Spring snow in Wyoming (exact location unspecified)

19. And finally, it’s no longer winter

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Source: Flickr user Alan Levine

Wyoming horse (location unspecified)

20. In Wyoming the wind blows wild and free

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user CGP Grey

Wyoming windmills (exact location unspecified)

21. And the tumbleweeds tumble

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Source: Flickr user Penny Higgins

Wyoming tumbleweed (exact location unspecified)

22. Our wildflowers paint the prairies with color

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: National Park Service via Wikimedia Commons

Indian Paintbrush in the Grand Tetons

23. They may look delicate

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Source: Flickr user Malcolm Manners

Sisyrinchium montanum on the Yellowstone River picnic area trail east of Tower Junction

24. But they’re tough enough to survive even the harshest conditions

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Alan Levine

Wildflowers in Grand Tetons National Park

25. Our sagebrush not only smells nice, but it also holds the dirt down

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Matt Lavin

Pancake Summit sagebrush steppe

26. And our rushing waters flow into streams and rivers that span the entire U.S.

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Source: Flickr user bob

Waterfall at Jenny Lake in the Grand Tetons

27. But we’ve saved the bet for last because our sunsets are truly spectacular

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user USFWS Mountain-Prairie

Sunset on the Green River in the shadow of the Wind River Mountain Range

28. Setting the sky on fire

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Wayne Noffsinger

Wyoming winter sunset

29. But as the moon begins to rise

Homesick for Wyoming

Source: Flickr user Penny Higgins

Moonrise over Wyoming mountains (exact location unspecified)

30. You just might feel like a tiny part of this great big universe

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Source: Flickr users Mia & Steve Mestdagh

Moon over Buffalo Bill State Park

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posted on: May 6, 2014
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  1. Lyell

    I love that part about the four seasons.

 

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