Laramie Peak Trailhead

Medicine Bow-Routt Nfs & Thunder Basin Ng, Near Wheatland, Wyoming

Laramie Peak Trailhead does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


NOTE:  Currently has a down tree trunk across the trail impacting OHV access.

At the base of Laramie Peak in the North Laramie Range. Parking and restroom facility available at trailhead. $5.00 daily parking fee. America The Beautiful passes honored.   No overnight parking is permited at the trailhead. If you are overnight hiking from the trailhead, please park in dispersed camping areas.

The Friend Park campground is adjacent to the trailhead and offers developed campsites with tables, toilets, fire grates and drinking water. $10.00 per night non reservable. Dispersed camping is available ¼ mile outside of the campground. County Roads and Forest Service Roads are unpaved. The trail is relatively flat for about the first mile, as it follows along Friend Creek. As the climb increases, the trail affords views of the nearby rock hills.

Friend Park Falls is a small waterfall about two miles up the trail and provides a convenient rest or turnaround point. As the hiker climbs further up the trail rises 2,500’ in elevation over approximately three miles. Panoramic views can be seen from the summit of Laramie Peak. One can see several states, mountain ranges and cities.