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Rock Springs is located Southwest Wyoming. Rock Springs is the biggest city on Sweetwater County with a population of 18,708 at the 2000 census. Rock Springs nickname is: "Home of 52 Nationalities".



Rock Springs is located 6,388 ft above sea level. Its location makes the weather difficult to predict and very hard to understand. Many days will be very windy and blow everything away. This strong gusts mixed with snow can make a very difficult day to drive around or across town.

Get in

By Plane

  • Rock Springs - Sweetwater County Airport (RKS), P. O. Box 1987, Rock Springs, Wyoming, 82901-1987 (7 miles east of Rock Springs. Taking Exit 111 over Interstate 80.), (307) 352-6880 (, fax: (307) 352-6882), [1].

By Car

  • The primary way to enter the city of Rock Springs is through Interstate 80. Located about 3 hours away east from Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Other ways to enter Rock Springs are: WY 191, WY 430 and WY 373.

By Bus

  • Greyhound, 1695 SUNSET DR STE 118 Rock Springs, WY 82901, 307-362-2931, [2]. M-F (10:30 am - 12:00 pm) and (3:00 pm - 6:00 pm).

Get around


  • Western Wyoming Community College Dinosaur Exhibit, 2500 College Drive, Rock Springs, Wy. 82901 (Exit 103 on Interstate 80), (307) 382-1600 (), [3]. 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. Donations.



  • White Mountain Mall, 2441 Foothill Blvd. Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901, (307)382-9680, [4]. 10:00 am to 9:00 pm (7:00 pm SAT; 6:00 pm SUN).
  • Plaza Shopping Center, 1429 1/2 Dewar Dr Rock Springs, WY 82901, (307) 362-7743. 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
  • Walmart, 201 Gateway Blvd, Rock Springs, (307) 362-3483. 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.





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