Did you know that Wyoming has the least population (581,830) out of all US states? It’s the least populous state with a density of 5.8 persons per square mile and it covers an area of 97,818 square miles.
Wyoming is located in the western United States, bordered by Montana to the north, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, Colorado to the south, and Utah to the west. Its state capital is Cheyenne. Wyoming has over half of its land designated as public land including about two thirds of Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park as well as nine other national forests, seven national parks, and several national monuments. It also has more than 1,000 small lakes and many rivers and streams. The state’s economy is mostly based on mineral extraction and tourism with cattle ranching being an important factor in a few areas. In addition, Wyoming boasts some of the best skiing in North America along with plenty of outdoor activities such as fly fishing, camping, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding and hunting.