Rawlins

  • 5 Favorite Annual Summer Events

    Music in the Park

    Carbon County Summers are packed with fun local events.

    To see a schedule of what's currently scheduled make sure to check out our calendar of events but here are some of our favorite annual events you will not want to miss.

  • 8 Great Carbon County Music Scenes

    Carbon County, Wyoming's music scene features a diverse range of musical sylings.

    Check out these local venues & events for some great music. Also make sure to check our calendar of events page for what's currently happening across the county.

  • Downtown Rawlins Mural Tour

    A Walk Through Carbon County History

    Whether you’re an art lover or history buff, the murals scattered around downtown Rawlins – all painted by local residents – should be  able to whet your appetite if you’re just in town for a day.

  • Exploring the Carbon County Museum

    Carbon County Museum

    History, legend and lore can be found in every corner of Carbon County.

    The Carbon County Museum, open year round, tells the stories of the region and its communities. It interprets the history of the region, including the vast Native American influence, the coming of the railroad, the outlaws of the Old West, and the ranchers who continue to work the area.

  • Top Scenic Drives

    Carbon County Scenic Drives

    One of the best things about Carbon County, Wyoming are the amazing landscapes.

    It's incredible how diverse the ecosystems are.  Explore the crystal clear rivers, natural hot springs, mountain trails for hiking or biking, forests teeming with wildlife, pristine alpine lakes, and stark high desert landscapes. Even if Carbon County, Wyoming is not your final destination, make sure to take a look around... you won't regret it!

  • Tour the Old Pen

    The Old Pen

    Old Pen Tours are a popular Rawlins activitiy.

    During its more than 80-year history as a corrections facility, approximately 13,500 inmates called the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins “home.”

    Wyoming’s Frontier Prison, often referred to as the “Old Pen,” housed 11 women from when it opened in 1901 until 1909, at which point it became a facility primarily for men.

  • Yellowstone Road Trips

    3 Fun Routes to Yellowstone

    Wyoming’s most famous destination is Yellowstone National Park, located in the northwestern most part of the state.  Carbon County Wyoming is a magical corridor to visit on your way our nation’s first National Park. Check out the fun and scenic routes we have mapped out for your convenience from various Carbon County cities to Yellowstone National Park.