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Fort Laramie National Historic Site

965 Gray Rocks Rd, Fort Laramie, WY 82212-7625
+1 307-837-2221
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Off the Road a bit

We had some free time on our way and decided to stop here. It was cold and windy, but we still... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
rtwilson1
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Burkesville, Kentucky
trip to the past

A part of the history on the old west. It is quite a big area and the day we visited it was very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
joyce402
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average9%
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“audio tour” (26 reviews)
“visitor center” (30 reviews)
“root beer” (8 reviews)
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965 Gray Rocks Rd, Fort Laramie, WY 82212-7625

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had some free time on our way and decided to stop here. It was cold and windy, but we still enjoyed it. We decided it would be great to spend more time on a nice sunny day. Well worth the stop.

Thank rtwilson1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A part of the history on the old west. It is quite a big area and the day we visited it was very hot. Some of the buildings have been restored to give you a feeling what it was like back in the 1840's. There...More

Thank joyce402
Reviewed 29 October 2017

You can say, you've seen one fort, you've seen 'em all. In part this is true, but that is not why I visit these types of forts. I visit for historical value and what their mission as a fort was. The soldiers as well as...More

Thank hoef972
Reviewed 28 October 2017

one of my favorite places to visit! It was an important outpost for the settlers heading to Cali/Oregon...the buildings are well preserved and some contain period items from that era...I recommend visiting the soldiers barracks...you can still see their uniforms and other equipment they've used...More

Thank joenumbah1
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I enjoyed it we were driving right by so was a good way to spend a couple of hours It was a free attraction

Thank Lorne B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I had imagined this to be a fort (like a big English castle maybe) but is was more wide open. And our tour guide explained that it had originated more of trading post. Nevertheless, it was a splendid experience to actually walk round the famous...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We decided to catch this site while we were sort of nearby. It is free and certainly worth a stop. The site has an 18 minute film which gives the history of the site plus a gift shop. While the visitor center closes a little...More

Thank Virginia Y
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We stopped here while on a bus tour. I didn't know what to expect; but was very pleased. The movie in the welcome center provided valuable info about the fort and what we would be seeing there. The restored buildings with authentic furnishings were fascinating...More

Thank MVPinBoynton
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My husband and I went in early June on our way to Mount Rushmore. I am glad we decided too, the buildings were well preserved and the history is fascinating. We plan to go again with our kids!

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Beautifully restored Fort! Went first to the visitor center for the film and to read all the information that is so well displayed! Rangers were very friendly and willing to share information. Did not have time for the audio tour but heard from others how...More

Thank sabgkids
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Rodger M
22 October 2016|
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Response from vintagetrailer | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around to everything or just get an overall view. See the movie though
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VanNessVoyager
13 October 2016|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
You should plan on a few hours. There is a lot to see. We were in kind of a hurry so we skipped through some of the stuff. It is very interesting reading, and when I go back next year, I will try to see some of the stuff I... More
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