- Our list of the best things to do in Lander, Wyoming, features the top 13 nearby activities — including 4 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lander, WY has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Lander, WY , followed by 2 popular activities in nearby cities, including Riverton and South Pass City
Notable for its geology, wildlife and wildflowers, Sinks Canyon State Park is named for the unusual geological formation that ushers the Wind River underground at the mouth of the canyon. The Visitor Center orients visitors to the area's natural history.
The Museum of the American West celebrates the different groups of people who set up the Wyoming heartlands with indoor and outdoor exhibits. There is a historical home, livery stable, and authentic teepees with educational interpreters on hand.
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Washakie Ranger District, 333 East Main Street, Lander, WY 82520 MoreLess Info
Adjacent to Silas Canyon, the Upper Silas Lake is also close to the inlets of five other lakes which makes it an idea base camp spot. Multiple trails branch out from the lake's trailhead that can be walked, hiked, or ridden on ATVs.
Targeted at grade-school aged kids, the Lander Children's Museum is a family-friendly destination that offers interactive exhibits and hands-on learning spots. The museum is open daily, and is also available by reservation for use for private parties and groups.
Lander City Park is considered one of the main recreational sites in the area since it hosts many programs in the summer, has large open play areas, and a children's playground. There is also an adjacent outdoor camping site.
The Lander Art Center is a non-profit community art facility that promotes visual artistic expression and learning in children and adults both. The center regularly features exhibitions by local artists and offers regular classes as well.