Wyoming Live Webcams
Wyoming Live Webcams broadcast cities, resorts, nature, mountains and rivers of this state in the western United States. The map of webcams will show where each live webcam is located in the state of Wyoming.
Brief information about Wyoming
Wyoming is a one of state in The Mountain states (also known as the Mountain West) in the United States, bordered by Montana to the north, South Dakota and Nebraska to the west, Idaho to the west, Colorado and Utah to the south and southwest.
Wyoming with about 576,851 residents ranks last in terms of population among all US states. The area of the state is 253,348 km2, what ranks 10th among the US states. Wyoming’s official nickname is the “Equality State”. The official motto is “Equal Rights”.
Wyoming is known for its diverse ecosystems, beautiful and untouched natural landscapes. The terrain of the state varies from the high peaks of The Rocky Mountains in the west to the Great Plains in the east. The state is home to such iconic U.S. landmarks as Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park.
Cheyenne is the capital and largest city of the state of Wyoming with a population of about 64,000 people. Other major Wyoming cities include: Casper, Laramie, Gillette, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Green River, Evanston, Riverton, Jackson, Cody and Douglas.
The Wyoming’s economy is based on energy, agriculture, tourism, and mining. Wyoming is a major producer of coal, natural gas and oil. The state contributes significantly to the U.S. energy supply. Tourism plays a huge role in the economy of the state. National parks, wildlife and great opportunities for outdoor activities attract numerous tourists from all over the world.
Climate in Wyoming
The climate in Wyoming is semi-arid and varies greatly depending on its diverse landscapes, which include high mountains, plateaus and plains. Altitude has a huge impact on the climate, which varies from the high peaks of The Rocky Mountains in the west to the low valleys and plains in the east of the state.
Summers here are generally warm and sunny. It can be quite hot on the plains, while it is cool in mountainous areas.
Winters here are cold and snowy with low temperatures and heavy snowfall. The mountainous regions of Wyoming, including the resorts of Jackson Hole, Cody and Sheridan, offer excellent opportunities for skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports.
Wyoming is known for its strong fluctuations in annual temperatures and extreme temperatures in both winter and summer. In the summer months on the plains of the state, the temperature is often taken to +38 ° C (100 °F). And in winter, severe frosts are observed in the mountains and plains of the state.
Wyoming is known for its incredibly beautiful nature and a variety of attractions, include pristine national parks, historic sites, and cultural attractions. The main attractions of the state include:
— Yellowstone National Park: The world’s first national park is known for its geothermal sites, including Old Faithful, as well as diverse wildlife. Bison, moose, grizzly bears and many other species of animals and birds live on its territory.
— Grand Teton National Park: This is a huge US national park with an area of about 130,000 hectares in the northwestern state of Wyoming. It includes most of the The Grand Teton Mountain Range and the northern part of the Jackson Hole Valley. Grand Teton offers great opportunities for hiking, mountaineering and boating among the most beautiful lakes. Grand Teton is located just 16 km south of Yellowstone National Park. The two parks are connected by an area known as the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway.
— Devils Tower National Monument: Known for its striking geological formation, the natural monument is located in the Belle Fourche River Valley in northeastern Wyoming. It is a monolith of volcanic origin with a height of 265 meters above the surrounding area and 1558 meters above sea level. The Devils Tower is the first national monument in the USA. Today, it is a popular place for rock climbers and nature lovers.