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Wildlife Viewing - WYOMING TERRITORIAL PRISON
 

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Wildlife Viewing - WYOMING TERRITORIAL PRISON

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The most notable natural resources feature are the wetlands which covers 1/3 of the Historic Site. These wetlands provide valuable habitat for many aquatic and terrestrial species. The site also contains portions of the Big Laramie River and upland prairie. A large variety of birds, insects and animals can be viewed during the year.

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  • The diverse natural landscape of wetlands and prairie uplands habitats makes Wyoming Territorial Prison a significant birding destination with more than 30 species of birds sighted.

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LocationLocation

Wildlife viewing is located north of prison stockade.

AvailabilityAvailability

April 1 - October 31 daily from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

FeesFees

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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