1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3106
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6559
Toll Free: (800) 448-7801
Located at 7200' above sea level, the University of Wyoming campus sits in the center of the city of Laramie, WY.
The weather in the summer can range from hot in the days to cool at night with the average temperature in June, July and August being in the 70's. Afternoon thunderstorm can be common throughout the summer but days are mainly clear and sunny. Make sure you have plenty of sunscreen ... and a rain jacket just in case!
UW Sponsored event and activities
The University of Wyoming coordinates, sponsors and facilitates a number of academic, cultural, social and recreation events on the UW Campus and surrounding areas throughout the summer months. In addition, Campus Recreation has exercise facilities and exercise classes at various times during the summer months and the Outdoor Program has outdoor equipment available to students to rent at a nominal fee.
Non-UW Sponsored Events (in Laramie)
Parades / Holidays / Annual Events
Recreation/Maps of Laramie area
UW Bicycle Map - Plot the quickest way to/from your class and enjoy the summer weather on bike!
City of Laramie Street Map - Utilize to get around town.
City of Laramie Parks - Outdoor basketball, soccer field/goals, softball fields, sand volleyball courts, Frisbee golf and more!
Laramie River Greenbelt - Multi-use path for walking, running, biking adjacent to Optimist park and dog recreation area
Medicine Bow National Forest Maps - Wilderness and recreation areas immediately surrounding the city of Laramie
Non-UW sponsored events/activities (in surrounding areas)
Outdoor Recreation / Adventure
Recreation areas (please utilize above maps link to Medicine Bow National Forest):
Snowy Range - approximately 30 miles west of Laramie. Accessible via Wyoming Hwy 130 or 230. Camping, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, fishing, mountain biking, hot springs, downhill skiing, XC skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, etc ...!
Cycling - Events / Races
Gowdy Grinder - Late May Race at Curt Gowdy - Warm-up for the LMBS
Laramie Mountain Bike Series - 6 race series at Happy Jack Recreation Area ... June - August.
Laramie Enduro - 70.5 miles of offroad fun in late July.
Dead Dog Classic - 3 stage road race based out of Laramie as been indefinitely postponed but there is the Dad Dog Bike Race / Ride
Tour de Wyoming - Route changes every year!
Climbing / Mountaineering
Vedauwoo - approx..... 15 miles east of Laramie
Medicine Bow Peak - approx..... 45 miles west of Laramie