Fall in Love With Lander, Wyoming
Lander is a beautiful gem of a town nestled at the base of the Wind River Mountains. It was ranked as one of the best outdoor towns in America and is one of the best places to live in Wyoming. It's a rock climbing mecca, pedestrian and biking-friendly, and close to hiking trails, camping, mountain biking, and ski trails.
Lander has a surprising amount of coffee shops and great restaurants for such a small town.
If you like live music, Lander Presents attracts great bands for their free outdoor music concerts in the park. The 4 concerts are open to the public and have attracted bands like Lake Street Dive, Futurebirds, Robert Earl Keen,
Climbers from all over the world love Lander. Lander hosts the International Climbers' Festival which is the longest-running climbers' festival in the world. This festival was started by Todd Skinner and a handful of Lander locals in 1994.
Lander is six miles away from Sinks Canyon State Park. Sinks Canyon offers hiking, camping, climbing, biking, skiing and more! Sinks Canyon harbors the Popo Agie River which disappears underground into a cavern and rises a quarter-mile downstream.
24 miles south of Lander, Wyoming on Highway 28 is one of the most scenic vistas in Wyoming: Red Canyon
Red Canyon was formed over 60 million years ago during the uplift of the Wind River Range. As the softer sedimentary rocks tilted, the more easily erodible rocks were removed by the action of water, creating the canyon as it is seen today.
Visit Lander and fall in love. This is every outdoor enthusiast's dream. It's also wonderful for those seeking a quiet town and wonderful community.