When summer hits Wyoming, the fun options and the sunny summer days heat up. If you're on a budget, keeping cool isn't necessarily going to break the bank. You have many options for keeping cool that don't cost you an arm and a leg.

Swimming in the summer is a great way to keep the kids busy, out of the house, and cool. There are swimming pools sprinkled all over the state that are a definite possibility for keeping cool.

As kids, my siblings and I would swim in a round water trough. We swam for hours under a big tree on my grandpa's farm daily. Our trough was similar to this one, but we didn't have a filtering system, and cows were walking behind us.

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Swimming in a water trough may not be an option for your kids, but getting wet and staying cool is an option.

Splash pads are a fine example of low-cost water entertainment. We're lucky here around Casper to have a couple of free splash pads.

David Street Station and Glenrock's Town Square are examples of family fun that you can have for free.

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Splashing around and spending beach time at Edness Kimball Wilkins State Park only costs that price of a daily fee for the park.

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If slipping into a kayak, canoe, or tube and floating the North Platte River is up your alley for keeping cool, that's a great way to relax and be in the water. Grab your life vest and floating vessel, and you're set to go for minimal costs.

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