Cody, Sheridan, and Northern Wyoming Sights

Fort Caspar Historic Site

  • 4001 Fort Caspar Rd. Map It
  • Casper
  • Historic District/Site

Published 01/19/2016

Fodor's Review

The re-creates the post at Platte Bridge, which became Fort Caspar after the July 1865 battle that claimed the lives of several soldiers, including Lieutenant Caspar Collins. A post depicts life at a frontier station in the 1860s, and sometimes soldier reenactors go about their tasks. Museum exhibits show the migration trails.

Sight Information

Address:

4001 Fort Caspar Rd., Casper, Wyoming, 82604, United States

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Phone:

307-235–8462

Sight Details:

  • May–Sept. $3, Oct.–Apr. $1.50
  • June–Aug., daily 8–7; May and Sept., daily 8–5; Oct.–Apr., museum Tues.–Sat. 8–5 (fort buildings closed).

Published 01/19/2016

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