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Laramie, WY

Laramie and the surrounding area is a unique and dynamic combination of Western history, college-town liveliness, and outdoor opportunity. Below you can find more details about local and regional opportunities.


University of Wyoming Outdoor Program:

Take a look at our website to find out who we are, what we do. Find local information about the amazing places we play that have helped make us one of the nation’s top ranked universities for outdoor sports and recreation.


Travel Wyoming:

The Wyoming tourism website has great information about Laramie’s plethora of historical, outdoor, and local offerings.


Visit Laramie:

Find information on climbing at Vedauwoo, alpine skiing at Snowy Range Ski Area, cross country skiing at Happy Jack, and so much more.

Downtown Laramie:

The ultimate guide of Laramie’s superb dining and cuisine options, as well as local shopping.

Weather and Climate

Laramie is situated at 7,220ft in the mountain plains of Wyoming. The town is cool and arid, but receives lots of sunny days. Wind is very common and wind chill factor can bring temperatures exceptionally low. Laramie is often one of the coldest places on the planet during the winter! Weather differences between town and surrounding recreation areas are common and can be significant. Spring weather can be extremely variable. However, the past several years have brought us temperatures between high 40s and low 20s. Weather Underground and National Weather Service are excellent resources for detailed updates for Laramie and the surrounding areas.


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Outdoor Program

Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center, Rm. 141

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3604

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2402

Email: op@uwyo.edu

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