Near Alcova in Natrona County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The vertical cliffs are over 200 feet (61m) high at this site near the canyon entrance and exceed 500 feet (152m) in some areas. This scenic canyon is popular with rock climbers, eagles, and a variety of wildlife.
Erected by U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.
Location. 42° 28.272′ N, 106° 47.703′ W. Marker is near Alcova, Wyoming, in Natrona County. Marker is on Fremont Canyon Road (County Route 408) near Kortes Road (County Route 407), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alcova WY 82620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fremont Canyon Power Plant (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alcova Reservoir (approx. 5.6 miles away); Pathfinder Dam Construction (approx. 7.6 miles away); Lure of the West (approx. 13.1 miles away); And On the Horizon... (approx. 13.1 miles away); Marking Their Progress (approx. 13.1 miles away); A Look Back (approx. 13.1 miles away); Willow Springs (approx. 14.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Alcova.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the scenic overlook on the north side of the river where the Fremont Canyon Bridge crosses the river.
Categories. • Exploration • Natural Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on July 1, 2016.