Trails Center announces September weekend programs


BLM Wyoming

BLM Office:

High Plains District Office

Media Contact:

CASPER, Wyo. – The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is offering fun, free educational programs throughout the month of September. Join us on Sunday, Sept. 3 to celebrate the women of the historic trails with the first program of the month, “Ladies of the Frontier.”

Starting at 10 a.m., Jean Smart and other living historians will take you back in time as they showcase a variety of programs and displays, including women’s pioneer clothing fashion, sewing, and Dutch-oven cookware. The displays will be located inside the lobby of the Trails Center, and the living historians will be available for questions and discussion throughout the day.

Program Schedule

  • Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Ladies of the Frontier
    with Jean Smart and Friends.
  • Sept. 9 starting at 8 a.m.: Trail Trek – Oregon Trail Road near Casper, Wyo.
  • Sept. 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Living History Weekend – Fur Trade Era
    • 10 a.m. – Hide and fur presentation
    • 12 p.m. – Trapping: Trap line setting demonstrations
    • 2 p.m. – “Life, Tools, and Trade of the Mountain Men” presentation  
  • Sept. 16 at 1 p.m.: Arapaho Traditional Ecological Knowledge
    featuring special guest Yufna Soldier Wolf.
  • Sept. 23 at 1 p.m.: Marking Fort Bonneville
    with Wyoming historian Kylie McCormick.

Visit the Trails Center’s website at or follow BLM Wyoming on Facebook or Twitter to stay up-to-date on future programs. For more information, call the Trails Center at 307-261-7700.


The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST.
1501 N Poplar St., Casper, WY 82601.
Admission is Free

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.