Wyoming Division of Tourism,
I-25 & College Drive, Cheyenne WY 82002;
307-777-7777; 800-225-5996; Fax: 307-777-2877. Web: http://www.wyomingtourism.org.
Web for kids: http://www.wyoming4kids.org.
State Bird: western meadowlark
State Coin: Gold Dollar
State Dinosaur: triceratops
State Fish: cutthroat trout
State Flower: Indian paintbrush
State Fossil: knightia, an extinct herring
State Gemstone: jade
State Grass: western wheatgrass
State Mammal: bison
State Motto: “Equal rights”
State Nickname: Equality State, Cowboy State, and Big Wyoming
State Reptile: horned lizard
State Soil: forkwood
State Song: Wyoming
State Sport: rodeo
State Tree: plains cottonwood
Laramie, Wyoming — Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Laramie, Wyoming.
Established in 1834, it was the most significant outpost on the Oregon Trail.
Cheyenne, Wyoming —
Wyoming State Capitol, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002; 307-777-7220; Fax: 207-777-6273.
Web: http://www.state.wy.us. Territorial capital (1869-1890) and state capital (1890 to present).
Wyoming, Wyoming March Song
Wyoming is first in the production of bentonite, coal, and soda ash (trona).
With over 810,000 sheep, Wyoming ranks second in the product of wool.
Wyoming is home to the world's largest single elk herd.