Lander is a community of 7,487 people in central Wyoming. It is south of the Wind River Indian Reservation and is next to the Shoshone National Forest.

Wyoming’s very first oil well was dug in the area in 1884. In 1906, Lander became the Chicago and North Western Railway terminated in Lander. The first paid rodeo took place in Lander.



Sinks Canyon State Park

A nature preserve and recreation area, six miles southwest of Lander in the Wind River Mountains.

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Museum of the American West

1445 West Main Street, Lander, WY

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Shoshone Rose Casino & Hotel

5690 US Hwy 287, Lander

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