Little America is the perfect “base camp” for an adventure in any of the nearby National Parks, National Recreation Areas, and National Monuments.
Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the John D. Rockefeller National Parkway (connecting the two parks) all celebrate the varied geological wonders of Wyoming—and are all within 275 miles of Little America. All offer incredible, year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation, camping, fishing, wildlife viewing, geyser watching, and more.
Located between Green River and Rock Springs, Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, has over 300 miles of shoreline complete with boat ramps, full-service lodges and marinas. Fishing, motor boating, sailing, swimming, windsurfing, water skiing, and scuba diving are among the lake's popular recreation activities.
Fossil Butte and Dinosaur National Monuments are two of the richest fossil localities in the world, providing scientists with invaluable insights into our planet's past. Fossilized fish, insects, plants, reptiles, birds, and mammals are exceptional for their abundance, variety, and detail of preservation. There are plenty of other activities in both parks, including river rafting, hiking, fishing, and bird watching.
The Historic Trails Corridor can be experienced as an auto tour, highlighting important areas of the Mormon, Pioneer, Oregon, and Pony Express trails that are emblematic of the courage and hope of the people who traveled the trail. This scenic drive offers many interpretive sites right off the road.