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Dog Days of Summer

2017-07-10T17:06:03+00:00 News|

As the thermometer inches up, it looks like we're entering the "dog days of summer"...which is perfect for us, because at the Lazy R Campground, we love dogs! We're seeing more and more campers traveling with their pets, and we're happy to accommodate, with large lawn areas on the campground, as well as nearby parks [...]

4th of July Festivities at Connor Battlefield State Park

2017-07-03T09:05:15+00:00 News|

Welcome, guests, and thank you for spending your Independence Day with us! We hope you'll join us tomorrow at Connor Battlefield State Park for the annual Ranchester 4th of July celebration. Festivities include food, activities for the kids at 2:00 p.m. the Wyoming Wife Carrying Championship at 3:00, music by The Two Tracks (not to [...]

Bighorn Mountain Wildflowers at Their Peak

2017-07-03T12:41:20+00:00 News|

Visitors to the Lazy R Campground this week will find a literal carpet of wildflowers blanketing the flanks and high parks of the Bighorn Mountains. The yellow arrowhead balsamroot, purple lupine, and red Indian paintbrush dominate, but scores of other flowers complete the tapestry. Explore this comprehensive list of Wyoming wildflowers, and post your pics [...]

Shell Falls

2017-05-10T13:17:54+00:00 Half Day or More, Scenic Drives, Things to See and Do|

If a simple afternoon highway drive is to your liking, take US Highway 14 West from the Lazy R Campground, which takes you through the town of Dayton then winds its way up the Big Horn Mountains. Several turnouts along the way (some with interpretive signs) provide stunning views of breathtaking valley landscapes. Once in [...]

Big Horn to Dayton

2017-05-10T11:28:55+00:00 Half Day or More, Scenic Drives|

This day trip of the Big Horn mountains can be taken in the summer and fall but not recommended for use by cars. Once the snow flies, this route, which has miles of primitive dirt roads, is closed and access is limited to snowmobiles. A four-wheel drive or a vehicle with high clearance is recommended. [...]