South Pass City State Historic Site

  • 125 South Pass Main South Pass City, WY 82520
  • (307) 332-3684

Attraction Info

Historic Sites

In 1868, gold was discovered in the hills surrounding South Pass, and from then until 1954, gold was actively mined from the area. Today, visitors can visit the restored town to try their hand at gold mining, visit an old-fashioned general store, and see the jail.


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