travel & transit
travel & transit
From Yellowstone, follow U.S. Highway 2a87/191/89 south or from Jackson 26/191/89 north to Moran Junction, where 26/287 continues east over Togwotee Pass and into Dubois. Take 287 South into Lander.
From Salt Lake City:
Travel on I-80 east from Salt Lake City to Rock Springs, Wyo. Head north on US Highway 191 to Farson and then northeast on Wyo. Highway 28 into Lander.
Take I-25 north from Denver to Fort Collins, then U.S. Highway 287 to Laramie. From there, follow I-80 west to Rawlins. Take 789 North to Muddy Gap and 287 into Lander.
From Casper, take U.S. Highway 20/26 west to Shoshoni and continue on 26/789 to Lander.
Travel south from Cody on Wyo. Highway 120 to Thermopolis and then 789/20 south to Shoshoni. State Highway 789 continues to Riverton, Hudson and Lander.
Take Interstate 90 East towards Billings. Take the US-212/ US-310 exit, EXIT 434, toward Laurel/Red Lodge. Turn LEFT onto US-212 S/ US-310 S. Turn LEFT onto US-310. Turn LEFT onto US-14/ US-16/ US-20/ US-310/ WY-789. Continue to follow US-16/ US-20/ WY-789. Continue on WY-789 into Lander.
Driving Distances to Lander
Jackson, WY: 160 miles
Salt Lake City, UT: 296 miles
Denver, CO: 367 miles
Boulder, CO: 358 miles
Casper, WY: 150 miles
Driggs, ID: 192 miles
Bozeman, MT: 383 miles
Billings, MT: 275 miles
For any of the Climber’s Fest participants flying into Casper or Riverton, WRTA can help give them a ride to Lander. WRTA can give them a ride or they can piggyback on another trip, which is much cheaper.
Shuttle service provided to Fremont County from Salt Lake City, Casper, Riverton, Jackson, and Rock Springs airports. Bus service is scheduled on demand.
Powder River Bus Service
PO Box 386
Shoshoni, WY 82649
Regional bus service provided into Fremont County from airports in Denver, Salt Lake City, Billings, Rapid City, Cheyenne, Casper, and Riverton.
Lander’s closest airport is located in Riverton (RIW), 30 miles away. It is served by Great Lakes, Frontier Airlines and United Express. Commercial service is also available in Jackson, Cody, Casper and Cheyenne, as well as Salt Lake City, UT and Denver, CO.
Where to stay
Where to stay
INN AT LANDER - Ask for the Climbers Festival rate to get a discount
Address: 260 Grandview Dr, Lander, WY 82520
1002 South 11th St
Lander City Park
3rd & Fremont St.
Drinking water, toilets, tables. Free camping among towering Cottonwood trees. The favorite amongst festival-goers. Dogs are welcome.
210 McFarlane, Hwy. Jct. 287 & 789
$10/per person; Drinking water, toilets, tables, hot showers with soap $5/person, wireless, & laundry.
Various free and paid options, all on the left side of the road as you drive up the canyon.
Sinks Canyon State Park
7 miles SW of Lander on Hwy 131
$8/night; Drinking water, toilets, tables, no hook-ups
US Forest Service, Sinks Canyon Campground
10 miles SW of Lander on Hwy 131
$8/night; Drinking water, toilets, tables, fishing areas, no hook-ups