Crossroads of a Nation Moving West

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.

A virtual tour of Fort Laramie National Historic Site.  The tour includes narration.

Fort Laramie Virtual Tour

Experience an immersive, self guided virtual tour of Fort Laramie National Historic Site through panoramic images, maps and narration.

Detailed history of Fort Laramie from its beginnings in 1834 to its closing in 1890.

Detailed History of Fort Laramie

The history of Fort Laramie storied past from its beginnings as a fur trading post in 1834 to its closing in 1890.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

965 Gray Rocks Road
Fort Laramie, WY 82212

Phone:

(307) 837-2221 x3002
Please Call (307) 837-2221 Ext 3012 on weekends for general information inquiries.

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