Get to Know Evanston, Wyoming
This small, western town offers friendly restaurants, motels, bars, an historic downtown, plenty of recreational activities ,and the last intact roundhouse on the original Union Pacific Railroad line.
Located at 7,000 feet in the southwest corner of Wyoming, summer days are normally clear and cool, and with an average of 300 days of sunshine every year, it is a perfect place for hiking, a round of golf, or a pleasant stroll around town.
Winters are cold and beautiful, making it a perfect spot for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, or ice skating.
After a day of outdoor fun you can stop for a massage, enjoy a great meal, and stay in one of the more than 1,000 motel rooms or the comfortable campground.
History buffs will enjoy following the old Mormon Trail or visiting the old railroad buildings, which are being restored. Stop by and see why Evanston’s slogan is, “Fresh Air, Freedom and Fun.”
* Video graciously provided by the City of Evanston.
Where is Evanton?
Drive north less than 1 hour and you will find Bear Lake Resort. Drive south 20 minutes and you will find High Uinta Mountains. Drive east just 45 minutes you will find Fossil Butte National Monument, Fort Bridger Historical Site, and the J.C. Penney Mother Store. Drive west and Park city, Utah is 45 minutes and Salt Lake city, 70 minutes. A short 90 minute drive will get you to Flaming Gorge Reservoir.