It's operated by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, so we were able to use our America the Beautiful Passport to get in.
We didn't know what to expect, but it had very good reviews on Trip Advisor. We weren't disappointed.
The center is a history of all the trails that passed through Casper - the Mormon, Oregon, California, and Pony Express trails all came through Casper.
We watched a 15 minute interactive movie telling the story of all the trails.
There were other interactive exhibits. We took a wagon across the river, rocking motion and all.
Then, we traveled the roads on a stagecoach.
There was a nice view of Casper and the mountains from the balcony.
Next, we went to the
Inside, there were lots of details about Casper, its beginnings and development through the years.
We went outside to tour the reproduced fort built by the WPA in the 1930's.
Many of the rooms were completely furnished.