Fort Fetterman State Historic Site

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Fort Fetterman State Historic Site

Wyoming

(307) 684-7629

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Overview

A restored officer's quarters and an ordnance warehouse are original buildings here at Fort Fetterman State Historic Site. They stand among the many visible foundations of the Fort and Fetterman City. These two buildings house interpretive exhibits and artifacts of the Fort's history, Fetterman City, and its Indian predecessors.

Visitors are encouraged to walk the grounds where interpretive signs describe the Fort's buildings and activities. These two buildings house maps, drawings, photographs, artifacts, and dioramas which interpret the history of the Indians, Military, and Civilians of Fort Fetterman and Fetterman City. The visitor is encouraged to walk the interpretive trail where signs describe the historic site and lead to a gazebo overlooking Crook's Camp and the Indian Country to the north. The site provides several picnic areas and a shelter for group or individual use. Come explore the rich history of the area - there are markers, trails, and monuments that visitors can appreciate. Camp or just explore the area during the day. Make sure to check seasonal availability.

Map of Fort Fetterman (WY)

Latitude, Longitude: 42.850422, -105.487461

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Activities

  • Historic Sites

    Visit the many restored original buildings on site. Visitors can see the Fort as well as Fetterman City. There are many exhibits and artifacts as well.

Seasonality/Weather

Open Daily Memorial Day - Labor Day , Visitor Center & Ordnance Bldg., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grounds, open from sunrise to sunset. Closed during the winter months.

Directions

Driving

Located north of Douglas, Wyoming on Highway 93, take Exit 140 off Interstate 25. Today Fort Fetterman is administered by the Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites

Phone Numbers

Primary

(307) 684-7629

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