Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources

About Us

What we do

A Quality of life agency, the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources provides the state's citizens and visitors a variety of opportunities to enjoy our arts, parks and history. Wyoming's state parks, historic sites and state trails program offer abundant recreational and educational opportunities. Additionally, through the efforts of the Division of Cultural Resources, Wyoming's history and pre-history is studied and preserved, and artistic opportunities for both the artist and the patron are promoted and enhanced.

Our Mission

The mission of State Parks and Cultural Resources is to contribute to the quality of life in Wyoming and provide our citizens and visitors with enriched and well-rounded lives by enjoying the state's arts, parks and history.

Upcoming Events

Exploring the Park, Curt Gowdy activities

Friday, August 07, 2015

Antelope Dash

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Summer Birding Hike

Thursday, August 13, 2015


Monday, July 27, 2015
Trails - Wyoming Trails Advisory Council to Meet Aug. 14
Monday, July 27, 2015
State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails - Public reminded of Curt Gowdy trails, parking closures Aug. 1-2
Friday, July 24, 2015
Wyoming Arts Council - Wyoming Arts Council Strategic Planning Survey
Thursday, July 16, 2015
State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails - Glendo State Park Road project to cause delays
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Wyoming State Museum - First Lady Carol Mead Hosts Book Signing July 21, 2015

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund

Cultrural Trust Fund Logo In 1998, the Wyoming Legislature, recognizing that Wyoming and its people possess a unique cultural heritage, created the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF), including a five-member board named by the Governor. The mission of the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund is to serve the citizens of Wyoming by supporting Wyoming’s culture and heritage through grant funding of innovative projects for the enjoyment, appreciation, promotion, preservation, and protection of the state’s arts, cultural and historic resources; and to support and invest in Wyoming institutions that help further this mission.

Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund
Cultrural Trust Fund Newsletter
Cultrural Trust Fund Board and Meeting Minutes
Cultural Trust Fund Administrator

Capitol Complex Advisory Committee

Capitol Complex Advisory Committee
Proposed Building and Capitol Complex Art, Memorial, Interpretive Exhibits/ Displays and Historic Significance Management Policy.
Policy (PDF)
Application (PDF)
Application (Word)


Accounting Technician - Cheyenne
Perform accounting activities associated with processing fiscal transactions, compile and prepare statistical accounting reports and ensure generally accepted accounting procedures are followed.

Fort Bridger State Historic Site:

Seasonal Maintenance Laborers - Fort Bridger
Wyoming's State Parks and Historic Sites are accepting applications for seasonal maintenance laborers at Fort Bridger State Historic Site (Fort Bridger). This position will provide general maintenance of site grounds to ensure visitors have a pleasant experience.

Regional Managers:

East Regional Manager-Statewide
Manage the operation of all state parks and historic sites in the East Region of the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails.

West Regional Manager-Statewide
Manage the operation of all state parks and historic sites in the West Region of the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails.

Region 1:

Seasonal Maintenance Laborers - Region 1 (Glendo, Guernsey, Cheyenne, Moorcroft, Evansville)
Wyoming's State Parks and Historic Sites are now accepting applications for a Seasonal Maintenance Laborers at the following locations:

  • Edness Kimball Wilson State Park (Evansville)
  • Curt Gowdy State Park (Cheyenne)
  • Glendo State Park (Glendo)
  • Guernsey State Park (Guernsey)
  • Keyhole State Park (Moorcroft).

Region 2:

Building & Grounds Specialist - Lander
Maintain snowmobile and off-road vehicle (ORV) trails and roads that provide recreational opportunities to Wyoming's residents and guests across the State of Wyoming.

State Historic Preservation Office:

Cultural Records Office Supervisor/SHPO Technology Coordinator - Laramie
The Cultural Records Office/State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Cultural Records Office Supervisor - Technology Coordinator is a first line supervisor, and oversees, manages, and develops the state-wide database of survey for, and inventory of, historic properties data as prescribed by The National Historic Preservation Act.

Senior Cultural Resources Specialist-Cheyenne
This position will administer the Certified Local Government Program of the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office as required under the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470) and National Park Service standard; determine eligibility of cultural resources for placement on the National Register of Historic Places; act as liaison between consulting parties to develop Memorandum and Programmatic Agreements; determine appropriate treatment of archaeological and historical resources under the Secretary of the Interior's standards.


Seasonal Law Enforcement - Statewide
Provide seasonal law enforcement services to park visitors and staff.

Wyoming State Archaeologists:

Archaeology Survey Manager - Laramie
Assist the Wyoming State Archaeologist in fulfilling goals in W.S. 36-4-106(d) by managing the staff responsible for conducting cultural resource surveys, test excavations, and data recovery excavations pursuant to federal and state antiquities law and regulations.

Wyoming State Archives:

Deputy State Archivist - Cheyenne
The Wyoming State Archives’ mission is to be a resource to those within and outside state government in need of records with administrative, legal, fiscal and/or historical value; a source for those interested in Wyoming’s non-governmental history; and an active participant and leader in the archival community.

Records Management Supervisor - Cheyenne
Enjoy a small town atmosphere only 100 miles from Denver with no state income tax, an average of 300 days of sunshine each year and nearby access to skiing, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The person in this position provides administrative and professional leadership for the state's records and information management program.

Wyoming Arts Council:

Arts Education Specialist - Cheyenne
The purpose of the arts education position is to develop, support, and advocate for arts education in Wyoming.

Wyoming State Museum:

State Museum Manager
Manage the Wyoming State Museum, which includes supervisory, public outreach, budgetary and grants responsibilities.

Wyoming Territorial Prison:

Seasonal Maintenance Worker - Wyo. Territorial Prison - Laramie
Wyoming's State Parks and Historic Sites are now accepting applications for Seasonal Maintenance Workers at Wyoming Territorial Prison (Laramie). Perform a variety of routine maintenance activities and assist with repair, construction and/or preventive maintenance.