Wyoming Highway 251

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Wyoming Highway 251 marker

Wyoming Highway 251
Casper Mountain Road
S. Wolcott Street
Route information
Maintained by WYDOT, City of Casper
Length8.99 mi[1] (14.47 km)
Major junctions
South end CR 504 / CR 505 in Casper Mountain
North end
I-25 Bus. / US 20 Bus. / US 26 Bus. / US 87 Bus. in Casper
Location
CountiesNatrona
Highway system
WYO 241WYO 252

Wyoming Highway 252 is a 8.99-mile (14.5 km) north-south Wyoming state road located in Natrona County.

Route description[edit]

Wyoming Highway 251 begins its southern end at Natrona CR 505 in the census-designated place (CDP) of Casper Mountain, south of the City of Casper. The southern terminus of WYO 252 lies on the Casper Mountain summit at an elevation of 8,485 feet and provides access to the Hogadon Ski Area.[2] Natrona CR 505 continues southwest of the Casper Mountain area and meets County Route 401, which links to Wyoming Highway 487.[3] Highway 251 proceeds northward as it zig-zags down off Casper Mountain. At the base, the southern terminus of Wyoming Highway 252 (Garden Creek Road) is intersected at just under 4 miles. Past WYO 252, Highway 251 now on a straighter course, enters the Casper city limits and reaches Wyoming Highway 258 also known as Wyoming Boulevard at 5.7 miles.[1][3] Highway 251 continues northward and changes names to South Walcott Street. WYO 251 gently curves around the west side of the Casper Golf Club[1] and the east side of Casper College before entering downtown Casper. The northern terminus of Highway 251 lies at the business routes of I-25/US 20/US 26/US 87 (E. 1st Street) in Casper.

The last 2.01 miles (3.2 km) of Highway 251 are maintained by the City of Casper.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

Wyoming Highway 251 climbing Casper Mountain

The entire route is in Natrona County. [4]

Location[4]mikmDestinationsNotes
Casper Mountain0.0000.000 CR 504 west / CR 505 southSouthern terminus; Casper Mountain Road continues as CR 505
3.956.36 WYO 252Counterclockwise terminus of WYO 252
Casper5.869.43 WYO 258 (Wyoming Boulevard)
8.9914.471st Street (I-25 Bus. / US 20 Bus. / US 26 Bus. / US 87 Bus.)Northern terminus
Durbin StreetOne-way street, outbound access only; continuation beyond northern terminus
Wolcott StreetOne-way street, inbound access only
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  •       Route transition

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wyoming Department of Transportation Reference Marker Book - November 2004 (PDF) (Map). WYDOT. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 17, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-31.
  2. ^ a b aaroads.com - Wyoming Routes 200-299
  3. ^ a b Google (14 November 2011). "Overview Map of Wyoming Highway 251" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
  4. ^ Geography Division (2016). "Wyoming Governmental Unit Reference Map". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 24, 2017.

External links[edit]

Route map:

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