Cody, Sheridan, and Northern Wyoming Sights

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center

  • 1501 N. Poplar Map It
  • Casper
  • Historic District/Site
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 01/19/2016

Fodor's Review

Five major immigrant trails passed near or through Casper between 1843 and 1870. The best-known are the Oregon Trail and the Mormon Trail, both of which crossed the North Platte River in the vicinity of today's Casper. The examines the early history of the trails and the military's role in central Wyoming. Projected onto a series of screens 11 feet high and 55 feet wide, a film shows Wyoming trail sites and scenes of wagon travelers. You can climb into a wagon to see what it was like to cross the river, or learn about Mormon pioneers who traveled west with handcarts in 1856.

Sight Information

Address:

1501 N. Poplar, Casper, Wyoming, 82601, United States

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Phone:

307-265–8030; 307-261–7700

Sight Details:

  • $6
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 8–7; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Sat. 9–4:30

Published 01/19/2016

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