Centered between the Snowy and the Laramie Ranges, Albany County boasts many of the premier hunting opportunities in the state of Wyoming. With incredible big-horn sheep, elk, and mule deer in the Laramie Range, Shirley Basin pronghorn antelope, and some of the best elk and Shiras moose hunting in the Snowy Range, Albany County is a hunting gem of the Rocky Mountains and friendly and accessible to out-of-state hunters. Start planning now and contact the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for details on drawing hunting licenses and accruing preference points.


The information includes but is not limited to:
Hunting Forecast – Want to know how last winter affected pronghorn numbers in Big Horn Basin? Or what the population levels of elk look like in the Laramie Region?  The Wyoming Game and Fish has the information you need.

Application Information – In the application booklet you will find information on how to apply for a license in Wyoming, application dates and deadlines for resident and nonresident, as well as general information about the licenses available for each species.

What do I need to go hunting in Wyoming?

DISCLAIMER:  The following information is a condensed summary of what you will more than likely need with you in the field to be legal while hunting in Wyoming.  It is in no way a complete reference material, and is not intended to alter the intent or statutory content of applicable wildlife laws and Commission regulations.  Please read the entire regulation brochure (for the species you will be hunting) online from your local Game and Fish office or license selling agent.

Links to the listed below:

Hunting License
Conservation Stamp
Proof of Hunter Safety
Fluorescent Orange (hunter orange)
Archery License/Important information
Private Lands Public Wildlife (PLPW) – Hunter Management Areas (HMA)
Permission to Hunt, Fish or Trap
Other Stamps and Permits
Do I Need an Outfitter?
Species Specific Hunting Information
Significant Regulations and Statute Changes

Wyoming Game & Fish Department: https://wgfd.wyo.gov

Contact Wyoming Game and Fish:
Department Headquarters
5400 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82006
Ph: (307) 777-4600
Email: wgfdwebmaster@wyo.gov

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Description: We are a year round Camp, Conference and Retreat Center located at the base of the Snowy Range; we offer hiking, rafting, tubing, Ropes/Challenge course, Archery, Mountain biking and we are minutes from the Snowy Range Ski Area. We offer yearly hunting camps as well as fishing and 4 wheel opportunities.

Description: ATV/Jeeping Among the wide things to do in the Snowy Range Mountains, ATV’ing and Jeeping is among the most popular! With hundreds of trails taking you from one end of the mountain to the other, you’ll never see the same area twice! ATV & Jeep Rentals are available through the Albany Lodge, which is only located a short 30 minute drive from the Durango cabin. Hiking, Biking, and More! Love enjoying nature or casting a line out…then look no further than the majestic Snowy Range mountains for the ultimate…

TNT Motorsports

Phone: 307-755-5050

Address: 2061 Snowy Range Rd., Laramie, WY 82070

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm; Sat: 9 pm - 4 pm; Closed Sunday (hours may vary depending on season)

Website: https://www.tnt-motorsports.com


Description: TNT Motorsports is a Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Honda, Can Am and Ski Doo dealership with all your snowmobile, ATV or motorcycle needs. Offering new and used sales, a full service department, parts, accessories and apparel. Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Open 8:00 a.m. Saturdays throughout snowmobile season.)

Oxford Horse & Cattle Ranch

Phone: 307-760-2599

Address: 866 N. US-287, Laramie, WY 82070

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8 am - 6 pm; Sat & Sun: 9 am - 1 pm

Website: http://oxford-ranch-wyoming.com


Description: The historic Oxford Horse Ranch was established in 1887 and is now a working cattle ranch, bed and breakfast, and venue. Come enjoy the ranch life style viewing cattle, horses, and the 150 foot log barn This national registered historic landmark boasts a wonderful piece of Wyoming history. Bring your horse and come experience the western way of life.

Westbrook’s Pawn Shop

Phone: 307-745-5815

Address: 809 S. 3rd St., Laramie, WY 82070

Hours: Mon-Sat: 9 am - 5 pm; Closed Sunday

Website: https://www.westbrookspawnshop.com/


Description: Get great deals by buying, selling, or trading goods at our pawn shop.

Vee Bar Guest Ranch

Phone: 307-745-7036

Address: 38 Vee Bar Ranch Rd., Laramie, WY 82070

Hours: Mon-Sat: 8 am - 4 pm; Closed Sunday

Website: https://veebar.com/


Description: The Vee Bar guest and dude ranch located near Laramie Wyoming is a family-friendly vacation destination that is sure to please the horse loving cowboy or cowgirl in you. A Vee Bar Guest Ranch vacation emphasizes horseback riding, but that is only the beginning of your Wyoming family vacation. The ranch activities you will experience at the Vee Bar Dude Ranch include hiking, fishing, river tubing, trap shooting, camping, herding cattle, hayrides and more! Vacation activities center around western horseback riding and the Vee Bar has one of…

Two Bars Seven Ranch

Phone: 307-742-6072

Address: 349 Home Rock Rd., Tie Siding, WY 82084

Hours: Everyday (June - Aug.): 8 am - 6 pm; Variable Sept. - Nov.

Website: http://www.2bars7.com/


Description: Horseback Riding – We offer a 2 hour ride daily; riders of all experience levels are welcome from first time riders to experts! See our beautiful mountains and green valleys from one of our horses that matches your riding ability. Reservations are required; please email ilovethisranch@gmail.com for rates and more information!

Description: The Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests provide year-round recreation opportunities for you. These activities include hiking, biking, camping, horseriding, OHV riding, fishing and hunting, just to name a few. Beautiful vistas await sightseers and photographers. The topography varies greatly within the national forests. Elevation ranges from 5,500 to 12,940 feet. Happy Jack, Vedauwoo, and the Snowy Range.