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Jun 2, 2014 - Oregon Trail Ruts/Register Cliff

Oregon Trail Ruts is a preserved site of wagon ruts of the Oregon Trail on the North Platte River, about .5 miles south of Guernsey, Wyoming. The Oregon Trail here was winding up towards South Pass. Wagon wheels, draft animals, and people wore down the trail about two to six feet into a sandstone ridge here, during its heavy usage from 1841-1869. The half-mile stretch is the best-preserved set of Oregon Trail ruts anywhere along its former length. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1966. Register Cliff is a sandstone cliff and...

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Apr 26, 2012 - Fort Laramie, WY

/// Robidoux RV Park Gering, NE Thursday – April 26, 2012 Low Temperature: 55 degrees High Temperature: 81 degrees Rain: 0.12” Wind: High Wind Gusts – 42 mph. // HAPPY BIRTHDAY NANCY Day Trip: Oregon Trail Ruts SHS; Registry Cliff SHS; Fort Laramie Nat. Historic Site. Today we made a trip back into Eastern Wyoming and to more historic sites along the Oregon Trail. Our first stop was at some well preserved Oregon Trail Ruts. This site in on the list of National Historic Landmarks and is now a state(WY) protected site and reportedly is some...

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Sep 26, 2008 - Guernsey Wagon Ruts/Register Cliff, WY

Left Cheyenne at 10:44 am Start mileage: 46636 We reluctantly left the Terry Bison Ranch and headed north on I-25 to Guernsey, WY. Stocked up on bison steaks and ground bison before we left. A thought he was going to have to pry T away. She really liked this area. We stayed at the city campground in Guernsey. The price was great; $15.52/night W/E. It was adjacent to the golf course. Had 16 sites and 4 campers. The North Platte River was adjacent to our campsite. We hiked to view Oregon trail wagon ruts. These are quite pronounced since the...

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May 19, 2008 - Who Turned on the Wind Machine?

I-80 corridor east towards Rawlins. High-desert, windy, rugged, windy, very little population, windy. Did I mention windy? Rawlins is not exactly a tourist destination in my opinion but rather a stop-off point in an area where few facilities exist. We actually stayed two nights since we arrived late afternoon and wanted to visit two places there: the old Frontier Prison completed in 1903 and also the Carbon County Museum. There are certainly more places to see in the mountains, however, most of the small towns and museums don’t open until...

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