Becoming a member is easy! A single $40 donation will provide you with a one-year membership to the Wyoming Wilderness Association. As a member, you will become part of an active community devoted to protecting Wyoming's precious wildlands for generations to come. Funds raised are used in our daily work to educate, raise awareness, monitor use of our public lands, and support our youth and outings programs. 



  • Know that you are helping to protect and preserve your favorite Wyoming spaces
  • Receive early notice on our popular summer outings
  • Receive special invitations to local events and volunteer opportunities
  • Stay up-to-date with wilderness issues through our newsletters and action alerts
  • Attend social gatherings with others who are equally committed to our public wildlands

WWA memberships start at just $40/year for an individual membership. Household memberships are $75/year. Student memberships are $25/year with proof of enrollment.

Upcoming Outing Schedule

Bighorn National Forest

Next Outing: 

Ringbone & Long Lakes

July 20th 

Take a Tuesday off from work and join us in putting those campsite data gathering skills to work! From the Circle Park trailhead, WWA will take you on this very popular route to these high elevation lakes (bring your fishing rod!) sitting below Bighorn and Darton Peaks. We will be conducting rapid campsite assessments to practice our data collecting skills.

Greater Yellowstone Area

Next Outing:

Tin Cup Trail

July 14th | Easy

This out and back day-hike will offer an enticing glimpse at one of the most worthwhile backpacking trips on the West Slope of the Tetons. A trail often utilized to access high Alpine Lakes in upper North and South Leigh Canyon; the Tin Cup trail takes users on a beautiful meander through conifer forests before opening into a spectacular collection of high mountain meadows


Red Desert 

Next Outing:

Shoshone National Forest

August 9 | Moderate


Join WWA Policy Coordinator Sarah Walker in Dubois for a hike on the Shoshone National Forest. Discuss natural and cultural history and ongoing opportunities to keep the Shoshone's wildlands wild. Exact location TBD, sign up to get more details as the date approaches.



Volunteer Opportunities

WWA welcomes volunteers across the state. If you’re interested in leading summer outings or workshops, want to get involved in our advocacy efforts, or help with a local event, please reach out to us!

We’d love to have you! 

For Sheridan Volunteer Opportunities Please contact: // 307-672-2751

For Jackson volunteer opportunities please contact: // 631-871-3707

For Lander volunteer opportunities please contact: // 203-464-3689

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A gift of any amount supports our programs in advocating for intact wild landscapes, educating the public – young & old alike, and leading stewardship projects with volunteers and agencies to preserve Wyoming public wildlands! Thank you for your support, we couldn’t do it without you! Your gift is tax deductible under law. WWA is a 501c3 charitable organization. Our Tax ID # is: 38-3667856

Take Action


Run or volunteer at

Run the red

Whether you register to run or volunteer for Run the Red, you are signing up for more than just a race. You are showing land managers, decision makers, and the people of Wyoming that this is a landscape worth protecting, for future generations to experience and be inspired by. 

Run the Red is Wyoming’s premier trail running event dedicated to celebrating and conserving the Red Desert — a rugged, vast and storied landscape.

Stewardship Training and Outing Schedule

We are excited to connect you to some of the most pristine mountain and desert wild lands in the country this summer. Our annual outings program gives you the opportunity to explore a wide variety of terrain on FREE hikes led by local experts in the field. Join us on ventures into wild landscapes and on backcountry stewardship projects to maintain recreational opportunities and care for our public lands.


WyoGives - an initiative of the Wyoming Nonprofit Network – is designed to bring the state together as one community to raise money and awareness for Wyoming’s nonprofits.


This 24-hour day of online giving takes place on July 14, 2021.

Wyoming Wilderness Association would like to recognize that public wildlands are Native lands, and that more than twenty indigeneous tribes are connected to Wyoming including, the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Lakota, Dakota and Nakota bands), Hinono’ei (Arapaho), Sáhniš (Arikara), Panati (Bannock), Niitsitapi (Blackfeet), Tsistsistas (Cheyenne), Apsaalooké (Crow), A'aninin (Gros Ventre), [Gáuigú (Kiowa), Nimi'ipuu (Nez Perce), Tukudeka (Sheep Eater), Newe (Shoshone) and Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute). These tribes were forcibly and often violently removed from the areas where Wyoming’s public wildlands and communities now exist. 

WWA would lastly like to admit that this land acknowledgement, as well as our commitment to engaging Native peoples in our work is far from perfect. We welcome and encourage all feedback and suggestions.