Hiking

Birding Hotspots Near Laramie

The beautiful mallard photo in the header above was taken by Talena Runner at Meeboer Lake. The Laramie area is a wonderful place for birding. From prairie birds to mountain birds, and even waterfowl. Laramie is adjacent to several Audubon birding “hot spots.” Laramie is located along the central…

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Snowy Range Alpine Lake Guide

One of the most alluring aspects of visiting the Snowy Mountain Range is the abundance of alpine lakes you will find there. There are so many beautiful lakes in the Range that it will take multiple visits to see each one. The Snowy Range Scenic byway starts 30 miles west of Laramie, just past the…

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Tailgate Around Laramie this Homecoming

Fall is in the air and homecoming is finally here! This homecoming, September 25-30, the University of Wyoming Cowboys face off at 2:00 PM against the New Mexico Lobos for a Mountain West Conference showdown. Cheers to 100 Years For 2023, we are celebrating 100 Years of Homecoming, with…

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Top 6 Hiking Trails East of Laramie, WY

The Laramie area has tons of great trails. Vedauwoo Recreation Area, Happy Jack Area, Pole Mountain Recreation Area, and Curt Gowdy State Park have a variety of trails perfect for hiking and biking, or accessing fishing, climbing, or boating opportunities. Curt Gowdy State Park encompasses three…

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Wildflower Season in Laramie

Wildflower season is upon us here in Laramie and it is sure to be great with all the extra precipitation we received this spring. The wildflowers are abundant throughout the area beginning in June and continuing throughout the summer. There is no shortage of places to find wildflowers in the…

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend Laramie Jubilee Days

With summer quickly approaching, it's time to start making plans to attend Laramie’s annual celebration Laramie Jubilee Days. Every July, Laramie comes alive with parades, a rodeo, and many other events. The 2024 Laramie Jubilee Days will be held from July 6 th through the 14 th . There are so many…

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Ultimate Laramie Jubilee Days Weekend

Looking for some mid-summer fun? How about the ultimate Laramie Jubilee Days weekend? Laramie Jubilee Days is known as Wyoming’s Hometown Celebration. With a PRCA Rodeo, Mr. T Xtreme Bull Riding, live music, carnival, and so much more, this is one summer festival you won't want to miss. Originally…

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Top 5 Hiking Trails West of Centennial

The Laramie area has many beautiful trails. The area near Centennial, Wyoming (about 30 miles west of Laramie) is particularly beautiful. Nestled in Medicine Bow National Forest in the Snowy Range Mountains are a huge variety of trails for hiking, biking, and more. Explore these top five hiking…

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