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Historical Features - FORT PHIL KEARNY HISTORIC SITE
 

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Historical Features - FORT PHIL KEARNY

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1000 acres over three separate locations in a 5 mile radius designated as “State Historic Site” – including National Historic Landmark (Fetterman Battlefield).  2 major battle sites and the site of the largest stockaded fort in the west.  Also, 80 stone circles (tipi rings) on top of Pilot Knob (Fort Phil Kearny property) dating to 10000 years old.

 

Historic Battles:

Fetterman Fight
 
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The Wagon Box Fight
 

 

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Fort Phil Kearny, Fetterman Battlefield, and Wagon Box Fight Sites

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Most areas accessible year-round, depending on snow cover.

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Site fees apply at Fort Phil Kearny property only.

 
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COVID-19 Coronavirus
Important Information:

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, all Wyoming State Park: overnight camping facilities, cabins, yurts, group sites/shelters, showerhouses, some non-essential restrooms, and playgrounds are closed until further notice.

All parks currently remain open for day-use outdoor recreation activities including: trailheads, hiking/biking trails, boat ramps, fishing access, essential restrooms, individual picnic areas/tables. Normal park fees apply; visitors are urged to use fee canisters. 

State Historic Sites are closed to the general public until further notice. 

While we encourage citizens to enjoy the great outdoors while maintaining social distances, please know the Governor has also urged citizens to stay home whenever possible. This is an ever-changing situation. 

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 Fort Phil Kearny Historic Site
 528 Wagon Box Rd
 Banner, WY 82832

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