Big Spring Picnic Site

The Big Spring Picnic Site is located off of the Big Spring Scenic Backway, Forest Road #10062, at the feature point for this scenic drive. A short walk takes visitors up close to the beautiful Big Spring coming out of the hillside, creating a small cascading fall. Picnic tables, benches, and fire rings are available at the site.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Picnic tables
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Kemmerer, Wyoming
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the Town of Kemmerer, Wyoming, head west on United States Highway 30 (US-30) for 44 miles to the Town of Cokeville, Wyoming. Make a right turn on Wyoming State Highway 232 (WY-232)/Big Spring Scenic Backway, and after approximately 12.5 miles take a right onto Forest Service Road 10062 (FS-10062). Follow FS-10062 for approximately 11 miles and bear left at the fork to stay on FS-10062 and continue for an additional mile and Big Spring Picnic Area is off to the right before the fork.

Approximate travel details from the Town of Kemmerer: 69 miles, 1 hour and 20 minutes.

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