Basic Information

Fort Laramie is located in the warmest part of Wyoming. Summer days can get quite hot (over 100 degrees Fahrenheit) with average temperatures in the 80s and 90s, though nights are mostly cool.The region is semi-arid with a very distinct winter dry season. About 70% of the normal annual precipitation falls during the spring and early summer. Winters can be cold and breezy with sub-zero days. Visitors should be aware that high winds are possible in the winter and can approach hurricane strength.

Entrance Fees:

Admission is free. - $0.00

Effective January 1, 2015 admission to Fort Laramie National Historic Site is FREE!

Fort Laramie NHS Visitor Center

Start your tour at the Visitor Center located in the restored 1884 Commissary Storehouse where you can view an 18-minute orientation film, tour our museum and browse in our award winning bookstore.

Fort Laramie Region Map

Welcome to Fort Laramie!

Fort Laramie NH'S has many activities throughout the year.

Daily living history and interpretive programs begin on Memorial Day Weekend. On most days throughout the summer. You can interact with a post trader, laundress, or maybe a soldier in the day room writing a letter home. Historic weapons demonstrations can be seen Friday through Sunday, including firing the 12-Pounder Mountain Howitzer.

Last updated: July 9, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

965 Gray Rocks Road
Fort Laramie, WY 82212


(307) 837-2221 x3002

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