With fall finally arriving and the weather cooling down, it is the best time to find the many animals that Wyoming has to offer. From elk to owls to prairie dogs, there are several areas around Laramie where you and your family can go and look for these creatures from a distance.

Visit Laramie has laid out all the areas there are to explore, curating these areas for those who wish to look from the comfort of their vehicles to those who crave adventure in the backcountry.

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Best Places to See Wildlife Arounds Laramie

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