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.STATEWIDE HUNTING INFORMATION HUNT PLANNER
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:
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:
5400 Bishop Blvd
Cheyenne, WY 82006
Ph: (307) 777-4600
Phone: (307) 745-2300
Activity Phone: (307) 745-2300
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. during winter)EmailDirections
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.
Activity Phone: 3077602599
Address: 866 N HWY 287 Laramie, Wyoming
Hours: M-F 8 am-6pm Sat & Sun 9am-1pmEmailDirections
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.
Description: We are a Sinclair convience store with ORV, Snowmobile, Hunting and Fishing permits and equipment.
Activity Phone: 307-742-6072
Hours: 8am - 6pm daily, June - August; Variable Sept - NovEmailDirections
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for rates and more information!
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays 9:00 to 4:00 (open Saturdays at 8:00 throughout snowmobile season)EmailDirections
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.)
Phone: (307) 745-3055
Activity Phone: 307-745-3055
Hours: Year RoundEmailDirections
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.
Activity Phone: 307-322-2345
Address: 41.961672, -105.518523EmailDirections
Description: Located in the Laramie Range of the Rocky Mountains, our cattle ranch has been owned by the Kennedy family since the early 1900’s. Jerry’s father homesteaded this land and the immediate We offer only fully outfitted hunts for your enjoyment and better chance of success. Our clients are met and entertained by us through out the full hunt. Your lodging is in our home or a semi-wilderness cabin (Home stay). The meals are home cooked and served in family style with plenty to eat. Groups of 2 or…