Historic Mine Byways

Wyoming's rich history and epic road trips combine in these historic mine byways. Discover the importance of mining and energy extraction to Wyoming's past and present on these historic mine byways throughout the state.  Mining is a part of Wyoming's development and history and these road trips take through significant sites in the state. The Black Gold Byway takes visitors through areas rich with oil fields including the Shannon, Teapot Dome and Salt Creek fields in central Wyoming. Or, travel the Black Diamond trail in Sheridan County that takes you through the physical remains of the once bustling mining communities. Each byway has a significant story from Wyoming's past or present. 

 

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