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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, Wednesday - Sunday 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 Year Round

 

 

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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