Located at an elevation of 4,956 feet and surrounded by the Owl Creek and Wind River mountain ranges, Riverton is a progressive city that offers ample clean air, majestic scenes and world-class outdoor recreation.
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SageWest – Riverton is a 159-bed facility that provides patients with a completely coordinated continuum of care, from acute and sub-acute inpatient medical services to outpatient services and programs, including a 24-hour dedicated physician-staffed emergency room, intensive care unit, physical therapy, wound care, bariatrics, interventional pain, and sleep lab.
The hospital offers state-of-the-art imaging equipment, including digital mammography and 64-slice CT. An Optima MR450w 1.5T MRI is the latest addition to the imaging services offered. The hospital also has a number of physicians specializing in dentistry, general surgery, interventional pain, and urology. SageWest – Riverton is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, licensed by the state of Wyoming and approved for acceptance of Medicare patients.
SageWest – Lander is part of the SageWest Health Care system. To learn more, visit www.sagewesthealthcare.com.
Riverton boasts an impressive infrastructure not often seen in communities its size, including a diverse library, a beautiful city park, an excellent 18-hole golf course and a modern airport with daily flights to Denver. Central Wyoming College (CWC) provides some of the finest educational programs in the state with nationally recognized courses in equine education, nursing, broadcasting, fine arts and micro-computer technology. The college boasts a 1,000-seat theater that hosts numerous cultural events, plays and programs. Continuing education is available through CWC and through the University of Wyoming Extension Office in Riverton.
With hiking trails to 13,000-foot peaks, crystal-clear trout streams and world-class hunting, Riverton is the perfect headquarters for any outdoor enthusiast. Riverton finds itself surrounded by mountains and rivers: the Wind River Range to the south and west; the Owl Creek Range to the north. There’s something for everyone: hiker, hunter, rock climber, angler, camper, photographer, cross-country skier or snowmobile rider. The Popo Agie Wilderness Area contains more than 100,000 acres of remote valleys and canyons, sheer granite walls and trout- filled ponds and streams. Wildlife includes elk, bighorn sheep, moose, mule deer, black bear, antelope and mountain lion. And of course, Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks are never far away.