Travel & Transit

travel & transit


Travel & Transit

travel & transit

WRTA shuttle Share-a-ride info for getting to and from events and clinics:

Info coming soon!

Getting to Lander


From Jackson/Yellowstone:
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.

From Denver/Boulder:
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:
From Casper, take U.S. Highway 20/26 west to Shoshoni and continue on 26/789 to Lander.

From Billings/Cody:
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.

From Bozeman:
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


Wind River Transit Authority

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.
(800) 439-7118
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
(307) 876-2561
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 LakesFrontier 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.

Denver Air Connection - flying into Riverton


Where to Stay

Where to stay

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

Phone(307) 332-2847


Holiday Inn Express - Ask for the Climbers Festival rate to get a discount

1002 South 11th St
(307) 332-4005


Rodeway Inn Pronghorn LodgeAsk for the Climbers Festival rate to get a discount
150 E. Main St.
(307) 332-3940
Mention Climbers' Festival for a discounted room through May 31st


Free Camping: *Camping will be far lookers left in the Park. Vendors will be setting up in the main space as early as Wednesday evening. 

Lander City Park
3rd & Fremont St.
Drinking water, toilets, tables. Free camping among towering Cottonwood trees. The favorite amongst festival-goers. Dogs are welcome.

Various Pricing, Camping:

Holiday Lodge
210 McFarlane, Hwy. Jct. 287 & 789
(307) 332-2511)
$10/per person; Drinking water, toilets, tables, hot showers with soap $5/person, wireless, & laundry.

Sinks Canyon:
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