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Evanston is a city in Southwest Wyoming. The town was founded during the construction of the first transcontinental railroad and maintains a strong railroad history. The population was 11,700 people in 2020.

Get in[edit]

The town is located on I-80 only 4 miles east of the Utah border.

Salt Lake City International Airport is located 88 miles away.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Bear River State Park, 601 Bear River Dr, +1 307 789-6547. May 1 to Sep 30 8AM-10PM daily; Oct 1 to Apr 30 8AM to 8PM. Visitor Center hours vary. 324 acre day use park with Visitor Center. Wildlife including bison and elk. Biking, hiking, skiing, river access, and numerous geocaches. Free. Bear River State Park (Q813003) on Wikidata Bear River State Park on Wikipedia
  • Uinta County Museum, 1020 Front St, +1 307 789-8248, . M-F 9AM-5PM, Sa 10AM-4PM. Located in a historic Carnegie building, the museum has collections related to the history of the Evanston area.


Evanston provides an abundance of outdoor recreation. Summer has many nearby hiking, wildlife viewing, horse racing and rodeos. Winter brings snowmobiling, skiing, sledding, sleigh rides, and an international dog sled race in late January.






Go next[edit]

Routes through Evanston
Salt Lake CityPark City ← Jct W  W  E  LymanRock Springs
JacksonKemmerer  N  S  → Jct W Park City

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