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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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More information:

  • 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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LocationLocation

The overlook is located on the river, ¼ mile north of Prison Stockade.

AvailabilityAvailability
May 1 - September 30,  Wednesday - Sunday from 10 am - 4 pm.
FeesFees
Regular Admission Fees apply

 

 
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Site Status

 

COVID-19 Coronavirus
Important Information:

Historic sites are now open with social distancing in place, including a limited number of visitors in some locations. Please call ahead to confirm hours of operation and special guidelines.  

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Hours

 

Now Open All Year

 

 

COVID-19 special guidelines please wear masks inside buildings.

LAST ADMISSION TICKET SOLD ONE (1) HOUR BEFORE CLOSING

 

May – September 

  • 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Wednesday-Sunday)
  • Open on Independence Day

 

October – April 

  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  (Wednesday-Saturday)
  • Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
  • Open on Veterans Day

 

The museum and site grounds will be closed on the following holidays:

Memorial Day, Labor Day

Thanksgiving (November 26 and 27)
Christmas (December 25 and 26)

New Year's Day (January 1)

 

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Phone Number

 

307-745-3733

 

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 Location

 

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

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