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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 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

 

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, Oct. 13, 2022 

The museum and site grounds are CLOSED on the following holidays:

Thanksgiving (November 25 and 26)
Christmas (December 25)
New Year's Day (January 1)

 

GUIDED TOURS are offered May 27 - September 11. No additional fees apply, purchase tickets upon arrival.

SELF-GUIDED 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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