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LDS Star Valley Temple, Afton

#25 of 40 in Historic Sites in Wyoming
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Star Valley Wyoming Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Star Valley, Wyoming. Star Valley is in Lincoln County, which has the highest percentage of Latter-day Saints in Wyoming. The temple was opened in 2016. The intent to build the temple was announced by church president Thomas S. Monson on October 1, 2011. The temple was announced concurrently with the Barranquilla Colombia, Durban South Africa, Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Provo City Center temples. When announced, the total number of temples worldwide increased to 166. When dedicated in 2016, it became the 154th temple of the LDS Church in operation. This is the first temple in Wyoming.
The temple is located east of U.S. highway 89 south of Afton, Wyoming. Craig C. Christensen presided at the temple's groundbreaking on April 25, 2015. A public open house was held from September 23 to October 8, 2016, excluding Sundays. The temple was dedicated by apostle David A. Bednar on October 30, 2016.
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  • We drove past it several times. It is large and makes a statement. Not being Morman, we did not visit.  more »
  • The Star Valley Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a beautifully crafted building with lovely grounds. It is easily seen from a distance. Visitors are welcome to walk around....  more »
  • Very tiny temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Beautiful grounds, which are open to all at no charge. Inside the temple is not open to the public.
  • Came here with my family last April so my Mom Dad, and Brother could go to temple things. While I, Not an active member of the church waited outside and got some pretty amazing pictures! My brother got one an so did I!

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