Vedauwoo Road

4.4/5 (14 reviews)
Laramie, Wyoming (Albany County)
Last Updated: 01/10/2021
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Vedauwoo Road is an easy back-country road in the Medicine Bow National Forest between Cheyenne and Laramie, Wyoming. Native American named, the word Vedauwoo (pronounced Vee-da-voo) means “Land of the earth-born spirits.” The giant rock piles and outcroppings along Vedauwoo Road are Sherman Granite and contain an abundance of feldspar, giving the rock its distinctive pink color. Vedauwoo is popular with rock climbers and offers dozens of climbing routes. Looking closely at the outcroppings, one will likely find technical climbers during a visit. Hiking and camping are both popular activities in this mesmerizing and iconic venue. Once seeing the precariously balanced and oddly placed rocks throughout the vicinity, one will see why Native Americans felt spirits in this unique place.

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Trail Reviews

4.4/5 (14 reviews)
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 11/12/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Fun and scenic dirt road that can be driven by practically any vehicle. There are dispersed camping along the main road, but take the offshoot trails as better campsites are often found there.
Trail Review: Vedauwoo Road - Tim N.
Trail Review: Vedauwoo Road - Tim N.
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Status: Open
Visited: 09/02/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Easy scenic drive on Labor Day Weekend. Suitable for any vehicle including passenger cars.
Status: Open
Visited: 06/29/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Found this one by chance. Beautiful first-time trail but watch out for random cows around every turn.
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 10/23/2021
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

Very easy trails for any 2wd/4wd. Great for kids trips. Excellent rock formations.
Status: Open
Rated 5/5
Visited: 07/12/2021

A nice easy road with a number of fun spurs and off chutes. Plenty of dispersed camping, but even being on a Monday it was busy. Beautiful area and being so close we will definitely be frequenting the area a lot!
Trail Review: Vedauwoo Road - Bryan Peterson
Trail Review: Vedauwoo Road - Bryan Peterson
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