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Wildlife Viewing - WYOMING TERRITORIAL PRISON
 

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Wildlife Viewing - WYOMING TERRITORIAL PRISON

About:

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 the 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

 

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

 

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, Sunday, and Monday at 10am, 11:30am, 1pm, 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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