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

AvailabilityAvailability
May 1 - September 30,  Daily 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
FeesFees
Regular Admission Fees apply

 

 
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Site Status

 

Historic sites are now open

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Hours

 

Open All Year

LAST ADMISSION TICKET SOLD ONE (1) HOUR BEFORE CLOSING

May – September 

  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Daily
  • OPEN on Memorial Day - Independence Day - Labor Day

October – April 

  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  (Wednesday-Saturday)
  • Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday
  • OPEN on Veterans Day
  • Site CLOSED on April 15 & 16 2022 for Special Event 

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

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

New Year's Day (January 1)

 

GUIDED TOURS Start May 27 and will continue through Oct 1. Guided Tour Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 10am, 11:30am,1pm, and 2:30pm. Mondays guided tours are 10am, 11:30am, and 2:30pm. 

No additional fees apply, purchase tickets upon arrival.  

SELF TOUR available during operational hours.  Purchase tickets upon arrival. 

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Phone Number

 

307-745-6161

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 Location

 

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

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