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Wheatland, Wyoming is the largest town in Platte County and although it seems to be a small dot on the map, do not be mislead for all that this charming town has to offer! This peaceful piece of the country has easy access to scenic and recreational areas. Ranging from out east at the Grayrocks Dam, gorgeous views are endless leading near the Wheatland Reservoir and Laramie River all the way west to see the snowcapped mountain peaks. Glendo State Park is an attraction located in Platte County and Converse County, about 20 miles southeast of Douglas in Wyoming that travelers from all around come to see. The park surrounds Glendo Reservoir on the North Platte River near Glendo, Wyoming. Mainly agriculturally based, Wheatland is home to many farms and ranches with the largest privately owned irrigation system in the country. Enjoy the serene nature of Wheatland and the family-centered community. Conveniently located just off of I-25, the Laramie Peak Museum offers a piece of history and culture of the area. Along with the city parks that offer free camping areas, Wheatland has a nine-hole golf course, community swimming pool, tennis courts, bowling alley, movie theater, and fairgrounds. Home of the Platte County Fair & Rodeo, Attend the Summer Fun Fest, Antique Tractor Pull, or a Street Dance in the town’s 40 acre Lewis Park! The town holds Contemporary Quilt Festivals, as well as arts and craft shows. Come partake in the Platte County Bike Race, or the Country Appreciation Night Dance. Wheatland is a small and peaceful getaway with a diplomatic drive for economic growth. The town and its community take pride in the medical facilities at Platte County Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home and Wheatland proudly claims The Laramie River Station power plant. This 1.6 billion dollar facility is located six miles northeast of Wheatland and provides an ample amount of jobs for the area.