Enjoy the BEST Places to
Picnic in Wyoming
gets its name from the Algonquin words for "land of vast
plains." After the Union Pacific Railroad reached the town of
Cheyenne, the capital, in 1867, the population began to grow
steadily in the Wyoming Territory, established in 1868. Wyoming
was admitted as the 44th state in 1890.
The constitution of
the "Equality State" was the first in the world to grant
voting rights to women. Wyoming was also the first state to elect
a woman governor. People are spread out across the state in small
farming and ranching towns, and millions of visitors come to enjoy
the Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks each year.
The state flower has
the poetic name of Indian paintbrush. Wyoming is the smallest
state in the Union in population.
National Park Sites
- Wyoming Historical Sites