Pathfinder Dam is one of the first constructed by the Reclamation Service (Bureau of Reclamation). The dam is in a granite canyon on the North Platte River about 3 miles below its junction with the Sweetwater River. The reservoir has a storage capacity of 1,016,000 acre-feet. There are 3 campgrounds and 3 boat ramps. Available species include brown trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, ohrid trout, and walleye.
The Casper Events Center is a 8,395-seat multi-purpose arena in Casper, Wyoming in the United States. The arena was built in April 1982, and also seats up to 9,700 for concerts and meetings. It is home to the Wyoming Cavalry arena football team and the Broadway in Casper theatre series.
Nothing compares to the magic of live symphonic music. Our 61st concert season promises to electrify you with thrilling performances of some fo the greatest music ever written. Whether it's celebrating the holidays with our orchestra and the Casper Children's Chorale, being awed by the virtuosity of world-class guest artists, or experiencing the wide array of emotions that only symphonic music can elicit, a season subscription to the Wyoming Symphony promises memories that will last a lifetime.
Devils Tower was the first declared United States National Monument, established on September 24, 1906, by President Theodore Roosevelt. The Monument's boundary encloses an area of 1,347 acres. In recent years about 1% of the Monument's 400,000 annual visitors climb Devils Tower, mostly through traditional climbing techniques.
Serene day-use park located 6 miles east of Casper off Interstate 25 on the North Platte River. Visitors can utilize picnic tables, grills, group shelters, swimming pond and boat ramp for canoes and rafts on the river. 2.8 miles of hard surfaced trails provide opportunities for some of the best wild life viewing in the area.
Located on major flyway for migrating birds, the park also provides nesting sites for local birds and was designated as an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society.
Tour a reconstructed 1865 military post located at a major river crossing on the Oregon, Mormon Pioneer, California, Pony Express, and transcontinental telegraph trail corridor.
Explore central Wyoming’s regional history museum, featuring exhibits on prehistoric peoples, Plains Indians, ranching, the energy industry, and the City of Casper as well as the western emigrant trails and frontier army.
Located a few miles directly south of Casper, on Casper Mountain. A steep and spectacular day hike to an impressive waterfall. Although quite steep, there is some nice cross-country ridge hiking with good views.
With a mission of student success, Casper College provides educational opportunities to improve quality of life and sustainable community building and citizenship. The college is a premier public comprehensive two-year institution that provides academic transfer, vocational, continuing education and basic skills education for the citizens of Casper, Natrona County, the State of Wyoming and the World.
The NIC showcases and celebrates significant contemporary art through innovative art exhibitions, art education and art appreciation opportunities, helping everyone understand the role of art in our daily lives. Through these different experiences, we invite and encourage individuals to be creative and enjoy the art created by others.
The journey began in 1966 when the Casper Planetarium first opened its doors. As the first of its kind in Wyoming, the Casper Planetarium sported a state of the art Spitz star machine and seating for 71. Gradually images, music and video were added to planetarium programs, and fully automated feature length planetarium programs were offered. Yet through it all, the star machine remained the same.