Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Fort Laramie

Fort Laramie National Historic Site in southeastern Wyoming recalls the epic days of the frontier West. From 1834 to 1890 the successive forts on this site were important centers of trade, diplomacy, and warfare on the northern Plains. Some of the most vivid figures of expanding America passed this way: trappers, fur traders, missionaries, overland emigrants, Pony Express riders, stage drivers, cowboys, homesteaders, soldiers, and Plains Indians.
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  • Enjoyed about a 45 minute stop. FREE entry and short walk to visitor center. Very nice gift shop with many book options. Ranger escorted tour if you have 90 minutes or more for visit. NO food availabl...  more »
  • The Fort offers a 20 minute intro in the visitor center that you should watch first. Then they offer a 15 minute talk by the park ranger. Now it is time to cover the fort itself. You can do it on you ...  more »

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