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Free Things To Do

You know that they say: the best things in life are free. And that also applies to some of the best things to do in Casper. Traveling on a budget to Casper is easy with plenty of free things to do in town. We’ve rounded up some of the best free things to do in Casper. 

Museums
Many of Casper’s amazing museums have free admission including the Historic Trails Interpretive Center, the Tate Museum, Werner Wildlife Museum, Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum and War Bird’s Museum. In addition, the Nicolaysen Art Museum has free admission on Sundays. 

Casper Mountain 
Access to all of the trails and parks on Casper Mountain is free and open to the public in the summer. That includes miles of walking, hiking and mountain biking trails, the Garden Creek Waterfall and Beartrap Meadow and County Park. Note: camping overnight requires a permit and fee as does using the Nordic trails in the winter. 

Platte River Trails 
Casper has a robust, paved trails system that connects much of our community. Access to the trails is free and they are open to the public for walking, biking, running, roller blading and dog walking. Click here for a map and trail conditions. 

Downtown Walking Tour
Slowing down on a trip through Downtown Casper is worth the time if you have it to spare. Get a historic downtown walking map from the Casper Visitor’s Center and peruse where Casper’s history meets today’s busy city center. 

David Street Station
Casper’s downtown centers around David Street Station, an outdoor venue that hosts hundreds of events each year. The best part: all of David Street Station’s events are free to attend. With wellness classes, concerts, festivals, movie nights and farmers markets, there’s always something amazing and budget friendly happening at David Street Station.