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Overlooks- WYOMING TERRITORIAL PRISON
 

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Overlooks- WYOMING TERRITORIAL PRISON

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Connect with nature on the trail north to the scenic overlook on the Big Laramie River. This area is home to many species of fish, animals, birds and insects. Interpretative signs along the trail and at overlook help identify the wildlife in the area.

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  • Laramie River Nature Trail – This trail begins at the prison stockade and winds north along the Laramie River to a scenic overlook shelter at a bend in the river. Interpretation topics include Laramie Basin Inhabitants; Geology and Soils; Riparian Wetland Mammals; Riparian/Wetland Habitats; Riparian Bird Life; Riparian/Wetland Vegetation; Laramie River Flora and Fauna; Laramie River Fishery
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Overlook is located on the river, ¼ mile north of Prison Stockade.

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April 1 - October 31 daily from 8am - 7pm.
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Regular Admission Fees apply

 

 
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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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 Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site
 975 Snowy Range Rd
 Laramie, WY 82070

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