The park is owned by converse county and reservations must be made through them. Ayres natural bridge is considered one of wyoming s first tourist attractions.
Ayers park and natural bridge in douglas wyoming.
Ayres natural bridge park wyoming. No pets are allowed here for the safety and preservation of the natural features. The park is the perfect place for a fall picnic and a stroll around the historic landmark. But for the indians who first lived in this country the natural bridge was a deadly place.
Ayers natural bridge crafted by the hands of mother nature natural bridge located just south of the oregon trail is one of only three natural bridges in the united states with water beneath. Excellent place for a picnic. Ayers natural bridge and park is a beautiful public park nestled in the bottom of a stunning red rock canyon just 15 minutes from douglas.
The park s name is derived from the rock formation of the same name. This location is a favorite site for outdoor weddings and company picnics. When white settlers realized this they used the bridge as a place to escape from.
Ayers park and natural bridge in douglas is rated 8 7 of 10 at campground reviews. You ll find the ayres natural bridge at 208 natural bridge rd douglas wy 82633. The park is located in converse county wyoming just five miles from i 25 between douglas and glenrock.
A young brave had been struck by lightning and killed while hunting the canyon. Address phone number ayres natural bridge reviews. Beautiful natural bridge water park.
Ayres natural bridge park is a county park in converse county wyoming in the united states it occupies 150 acres 0 6 km between the towns glenrock and douglas about 6 kilometers south of interstate 25 exit 151. Ayres natural bridge park is home to a unique natural bridge that was formed by la prele creek. It s only five minutes off i 25 and totally free.
We saw the sign for this on our way into casper wyoming and then the lady at the front desk at our hotel suggested that this was a neat. The park is a green oasis of evergreen and deciduous trees flora and fauna all located within. It s open april through october seven days a week from 8 a m.
Ayres natural bridge park was established in 1920 when andrew clement and edna ayres donated the land containing the natural bridge to converse county. Thus began a legend that an evil spirit lived below the bridge. Ayres natural bridge douglas.
Considered one of wyoming s first tourist attractions scenery seekers enjoy this breathtaking wonder that includes a picnic area hiking paths a. The park grew to 15 acres in 1977 thanks to an additional donation from glen and ila mae edwards. The natural bridge is one of only a few in the world that still have water flowing beneath them.
California bound cephas arms on july 4 1849 described it as one of the w. The amazing sight of ayres natural bridge a natural limestone arch across la prele creek near douglas wyo inspired numerous oregon trail emigrants to comment in their diaries. 3 reviews 0 photos 0 tips from fellow rvers.