Natrona County Parks Department

Natrona County Commission Again Tables Reservoir Agreement
For the second time in as many meetings, the Natrona County Commission tabled the 25-year agreement about managing the Alcova, Pathfinder and Gray Reef reservoirs. The five commissioners Tuesday agreed to put off approving the agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation until March 1, saying it ne…
Bridle Trail Survey Gauges Winter Use
An online survey by the Friends of the Bridle Trail is gathering information on winter use by those interested in accessing the Bridle Trail at Rotary Park year round. Neal Benton, for Friends of the Bridle Trail, says while Rotary Park, technically, is closed over the winter, in years past, users h…
Bridle Trail Cleanup And Repair Outing, This Saturday
Weather should be good this Saturday morning, October 13th, for a session of cleanup, repair, and beautification on the Bridal Trail at Rotary Park. Natrona County Parks Manager, Dick OHearn leads the effort organized by the Friends of The Bridal Trail Group. He says in addition to general clean up,…
County Moves Toward Separate Parks Manager
Natrona County may have someone in place as an interim Parks Manager by this summer. At a work session this week commissioners directed the Parks Board to create a job description for someone who might eventually divert park management away from the Road and Bridge department. Parks Board Chair, Stu…
Natrona County Parks Department May Go Solo
A separate parks department is under consideration for Natrona County. Currently Roads, Bridges and Parks are combined, but it wasn’t always that way. Listen here, “The issue is really multi-fold. At one time a number of years ago the parks department was independent of road and bridge…
Brass Cap Locations Next Step In Bridle Trail Solutions [AUDIO]
First meeting of a new Rotary Park-Bridle Trail Committee gave landowners and trail users a chance to ask questions and hear what direction the committee will go in defining and solving issues around the use of the popular, but ill-defined,  hiking trail south of Casper.   Listen here, Loc…
Committee To Address Bridle Trail Troubles
The history of the Bridle Trail, Garden Creek Falls and the surrounding area is getting a good going through as Natrona County officials deal with the possibility that parts of the popular trail could be closed. Land owners are fed up with abuse by some trail users and have threatened to close longt…