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By Marcus Huff
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Legislation would expand Medicine Lodge

Wyoming State Park would gain 52 acres from Game & Fish HYATTVILLE – A new bill presented to the Wyoming Legislature would effectively increase the size of the Medicine Lodge State Archeological Site, north of Hyattville, currently part of the state parks system.

 

January 4, 2018

Tracie Mitchell

Pending legislation, Hyattville's Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site could gain an additional 52 acres.

Wyoming State Park would gain 52 acres from Game & Fish

HYATTVILLE – A new bill presented to the Wyoming Legislature would effectively increase the size of the Medicine Lodge State Archeological Site, north of Hyattville, currently part of the state parks system.

"Ultimately, the bill would expand the boundary of the park, to increase visitation and to add more campsites," explained Medicine Lodge Superintendent Brooks Jordan.

Under the bill (Senate File 005), Medicine Lodge would gain 52 acres from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, specifically, "A parcel of land of approximately...



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