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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.

More information:

  • 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

 

The Dump Station is closed for the season.

The Historic Site is on Winter Hours.

 

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Hours

 

LAST ADMISSION TICKET SOLD ONE (1) HOUR BEFORE CLOSING

 

 

 

 

 

 

May – September 

  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Daily

October – April 

  • 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Thursday-Saturday
  • CLOSED April 12 & 13

Holiday Hours

The Historic Site is OPEN on the following holidays:

  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day

The Historic Site is CLOSED on the following days:

  • Thanksgiving (November 24 and 25)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)
  • New Year's Day (January 1)

Tour Information

GUIDED TOURS are typically offered late May - early September and are included with the entrance fee. Times and days are subject to change. Pay entrance fee upon arrival.

SELF-GUIDED TOURS are available during open hours. Pay entrance fee upon arrival.

FEES

$9 Adults/Seniors

$4.50 Ages 12-17

Children ages 11 and under are Free.

 

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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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