Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming Recreation Area Info & Images

Fort Laramie National Historic Site Image Gallery

Directions

The park is located in Southeast Wyoming approximately 100 miles north of Cheyenne, Wyoming and 55 miles west of Scottsbluff, Nebraska. From Interstate-25, take exit 92 to U.S. Highway 26, proceed east to the town of Fort Laramie; turn right on State Route 160 and travel 3 miles to the park entrance.

Phone

(307) 837-2221

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE

Campground Reservations

Wyoming Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Wyoming Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Wyoming Recreation Areas | Fort Laramie National Historic Site Official Website | Fort Laramie National Historic Site Map

Originally established as a private fur trading fort in 1834, Fort Laramie evolved into the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains before its abandonment in 1890. This grand old post witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America™s western expansion and Indian resistance to encroachment on their territories.