When I first began exploring Wyoming the words "I did not know the Earth did that," kept leaving my mouth.

There are places in Wyoming that are so strange they look like they are from a science fiction movie.

Actually, there are some places in Wyoming that have been used as the backdrop for SCI-Fi movies, like Hell's Half Acre. 

Here are a few other places in Wyoming that are so odd some people might think it's fake, but it's not, it's Wyoming.

Frankly, there are too many to name.

Here are 4 that you will not believe even if you see it in person.

The Red Desert

Located in the south-central portion of the U.S. state of Wyoming, you'll drive most of the day to get through it. It's a massive 9,320 square miles.

The desert itself has great features within it. Including the Great Divide Basin, which is a basin formed by a division in the Continental Divide.

There is also the Killpecker Sand Dunes, the largest living dune system in the United States. In the 19th century, the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails crossed the Continental Divide at South Pass, just north of the Red Desert.

Today, busy Interstate 80 bisects the desert's southern region while gas field roads cross the desert.

The Red Desert supports an abundance of wildlife, despite its scarcity of water and vegetation.

Norris Geiser Basin

Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest, oldest, and strangest of Yellowstone's thermal areas. It holds the record for the hottest geothermal area in Yellowstone.

This thermal has been around for at least 115,000 years.

The basin is never the same. It changes daily, with frequent disturbances from seismic activity and water fluctuations.

The waters are acidic, including acid geysers which are very rare. Steamboat Geyser, the tallest geyser in the world at 300–400 feet (91–122 m), and Echinus Geyser (pH 3.5 or so) are the most popular features.

Grand Prismatic Spring

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone’s largest hot spring, is 200-330 feet in diameter and more than 121 feet deep. (National Park Service).

Superheated water cools as it reaches the surface, sinks, and is replaced by hotter water from below.

This circulation prevents water from reaching the temperature needed to set off an eruption.

Microscopic organisms survive and thrive in those strange colors. Trillions are grouped together giving the pool color.

Devil's Tower

Devil's Tower is laccolithic, composed of igneous rock in the Bear Lodge Ranger District of the Black Hills, near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, northeastern Wyoming.

Devil's Tower National Monument was the first United States national monument, established on September 24, 1906, by President Theodore Roosevelt.

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