In a place like Wyoming, we’re used to social distancing. But, at the request and advisement of health experts and professionals, we’re taking it one step further. While Wyoming and Casper are open to visitors and no quarantine requirements are in place for any out-of-state travelers, the health, safety and well-being of Wyoming residents and visitors are of the highest priority. If you plan to travel to Wyoming and don’t feel well, please stay home and reschedule your visit for a later date. The latest information related to travel from the CDC can be found here

FAQ + What to Expect

Updated January 10, 2021

Are face coverings required?

Governor Gordon has issued a statewide face covering mandate for the state of Wyoming. Face coverings that cover the nose and mouth must be worn while inside or in line to enter any commercial or retail business anywhere in the state of Wyoming. Click here for details and exemptions. 

Are hotels and campgrounds open and accepting reservations?

Casper's hotels and campgrounds are all open and safely welcoming visitors and future reservations. Click here to learn more about what Casper's hotels are doing to keep guests safe and comfortable. 

Are museums, visitor centers and retail shops open?

Yes, Casper area museums, retail stores, restaurants and other attractions are open. The Casper Area Visitor Center and the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center are open and welcoming visitors. Travelers in Casper may also stop by the Visit Casper office (139 W. 2nd St, Suite 1B) for visitor information Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. We strongly advise researching attractions' hours and protocols before your visit by visiting their website or social media pages. 

Dining in Casper

Casper's restaurants, bars and tasting rooms are offering in-restaurant dining as well as delivery and take-out. Tables and booths are limited to groups of 6 guests. Exceptions can be made for groups larger than 6 from the same household. Browse area restaurants here and check their websites for their current operating status.  

Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings 
Indoor or outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people who are not from the same household are currently not permitted where social distancing guidelines cannot be maintained. Some exemptions apply where social distancing can be maintained and where indoor gatherings don't exceed 25% of venue capacity (with a maximum of 100 people) and outdoor gatherings don't exceed 50% of venue capacity (with a maximum of 250 people). Click here for details and additional exemptions. 

Outdoor Recreation

The purchase of non-resident fishing licenses are permitted. Click here to buy a fishing license online or locate a license selling agent in the state. Find a local guide or outfitter here

All Casper area hiking and walking trails, North Platte River access points and parks are open to residents and visitors, with social distancing guidelines in place. Learn more about things to do outside in Natrona County here

Getting to Casper 

There are currently no travel restrictions in the state of Wyoming or Natrona County.

Casper/Natrona County International Airport continues to welcome daily flights from Denver and Salt Lake, with car rentals available at the airport. 

Things to know as you travel the state of Wyoming

Wyoming's National Parks, State Parks and historic sites are all open to travelers with some limitations. Learn more about statewide travel information here

Additional Information for travelers 

- Be sure to follow all CDC, state and local health guidelines.
- When possible, wear a mask when in public.
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water.
- If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer. 
- Continue to practice social distancing by staying 6 feet away from people outside of your travel party.  
- Be patient and flexible. 
- Make plans in advance, if possible. Casper lodging info can be found here

Additional Public Health Resources: 
Casper-Natrona County Health Department
- Wyoming Department of Health
- Wyoming Medical Center

Casper COVID-19 Resources