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Fort Bridger State Historic Site

Fort Bridger, WY
+1 307-782-3842
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Well Worth a Visit

We were out on a freestyle (no real plan) road trip and saw the sign to this historic site. It was... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Best Mountain Man Rendezvous this side of the Rocky Mountains

We go to the Mountain Man Rendezvous every Labor Day Weekend. Just for the day, it has become a... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
cheryle h
Kearns, Utah
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Fort Bridger, WY
+1 307-782-3842
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were out on a freestyle (no real plan) road trip and saw the sign to this historic site. It was a fun stop. Lots of well-preserved history in one place. Get out walk around and enjoy.

1  Thank BisonBro
FortBridgerSupt, Manager at Fort Bridger State Historic Site, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting! We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Fort Bridger Superintendent

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We go to the Mountain Man Rendezvous every Labor Day Weekend. Just for the day, it has become a family tradition. This is great for a blast to the pioneer past in its primitive form. Dress up in period clothing during this time and your...More

Thank cheryle h
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Easy to find right off highway - worth the stop. Learned some history, saw some deer and shopped fun nick-nacks. Best part was the history graphic on stagecoach wheel when first enter and the light-up depiction of all the routes in the area. Brings the...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This was supposed to be a quick stop on our trip to Yellowstone. It truly is a hidden gem. First this place is beautiful. Second, the history is addictive. Third, the people working there were great. Do yourself a favor; stop here and spend a...More

2  Thank Thea L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Fort is so middle class sterile it was nothing like the original. Worth a stop for the exhibits and the history of the surrounding area. A great jump off for those interested in Mountain Men of the past. When Jim Bridger founded the Fort...More

Thank ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
Reviewed 3 October 2016

It's not glitzy but Ft. Bridger never was. Some US Army fort buildings nicely restored but there are several other sites that offer that as well and a bit better (e.g. Fort Laramie). What makes Ft. Bridger unique is the story of mountain man Jim...More

1  Thank Engine99
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This place was worth the stop. Interesting going through the buildings and the exhibits. It took me between 1-2 hours to take in everything.

1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It's like a visit to yesteryear. An authentic and well restored fort with a significant historical past. Well worth the time if you're willing to exit the freeway for a few momoments of historical happenings.

Thank gkeager
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We came to see the Mountain Man Rendezvous the last of August to the first of September. It is an experience worth doing at least once if you are in the area. It is a whole bucket load of Western Americana. From Native American dancers...More

Thank rocTheWest
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have read about Jim and the trading post in books for years. But, being there was the high light of our vacation. Just being in the old trading post on the Oregon trial and standing in the footsteps of the first folks to drive...More

Thank Paul W
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Noir N
Hours of operations are?
26 October 2016|
Response from rocTheWest | Reviewed this property |
Fort Bridger State Historical Site Hours of Operation ***Note: These hours will become effective starting October 1st, 2016. Museum: May to September: Open 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Daily October to April: Open 9:00 AM - 5:00... More