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Fort Fetterman State Historic Site

752 State Highway 93, Douglas, WY 82633-9267
+1 307-684-7629
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Great place to stop for a picnic

If you are passing through eastern Wyoming on the I-25 en route to Casper, this park/historic site... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
frequent-traveler777
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san diego
Off the beaten path

If your into the history of forts you like this visit. But, if not... don't be expecting a lot and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Joe M
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Odessa, Texas
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“bozeman trail” (3 reviews)
“parade ground” (2 reviews)
“hardship” (4 reviews)
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752 State Highway 93, Douglas, WY 82633-9267
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+1 307-684-7629
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

If you are passing through eastern Wyoming on the I-25 en route to Casper, this park/historic site is a great place for a rest stop and to eat your picnic lunch. There is even a gift shop and information center as well as clean well...More

Thank frequent-traveler777
Reviewed 25 August 2017

If your into the history of forts you like this visit. But, if not... don't be expecting a lot and bring a good imagination. Their is not a lot to see but a lot to learn. The staff is very nice and very accommodating. There...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This was an interesting stop that ties in with the whole western development story. You can get a real idea of life of soldiers here in what was a hardship post and on the edge of big expeditions against the Indians. Staff were very knowledge...More

Thank 37sidneym
Reviewed 19 July 2017

If you are a history buff this is a place to check out. Driving thru Wyoming this is a great stop to stretch your legs and learn some history. Beautiful views of Wyoming.

Thank Nated2519
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Watch for the signs - they are small. we missed the road the first time - didn't see the small brown sign. Once we arrived, there are a couple of buildings, lots of fields of nothing. you have to use your imagination a lot. There...More

Thank CamasGary
Reviewed 2 June 2017

What a hidden gem this is! This site truly allows you to soak yourself in history. Star, a staff member, was a excellent resource for our knowledge quest. With her exuberance she allows you to see "yesterday". We were very fortunate to have visited Fort...More

Thank Quincy A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Fort Fetterman was a significant supply fort during the Indian Wars. It was the staging area for Gen. Crook for the 1876 campaign against he Souix. He, of course, ran into difficulty at Rosebud and was unable to meet his mission quite possibly contributing to...More

Thank Trumpetprof
Reviewed 14 November 2016

There isn't much there any more but it is very interesting if you like western American History. General Crook left Ft Fetterman in the spring of 1876 leading one of three columns to triangulate on and locate the Indians to take them back to the...More

Thank themanroom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fort Fetterman was an important fort involved in the history of the Bozeman Trail and the development of state of Wyoming. Portugee Phillips, Malcolm Campbell Sheriff, etc lived in and around the Fort.

Thank sfw
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The city of Douglas was here. When they built the railroad, people move somewhere else, and use the wood from the old houses to build the new ones.

Thank Lulu1984
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