Casper Area Information
Casper Area Information and Lifestyle
Casper, Wyoming has something for everyone! It offers all the advantages of a bigger city and it serves as a central hub for Wyoming. Casper is rich in the arts with several theater groups, the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, concerts, festivals, and museums. The Casper community is very proud to include the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center as one of our major attractions. The Interpretive Center displays exhibits of the pioneer days on the Oregon, California, Mormon and Pony Express Trails. The Casper Events Center, with a seating capacity of 10,000, is another major attraction that offers many entertainment opportunities. Casper is proud to host the College National Finals Rodeo in June, concerts, off Broadway plays, and a plethora of other family entertainment at the Events Center.
Casper is also a wonderful place for indoor and outdoor sports. The Three Crowns golf course is a new 18-hole championship course, which is a terrific addition to Casper's existing three golf courses. Casper also has spectator sports including the Casper Ghosts baseball team and the Wyoming Cavalry National Indoor Football League. Outdoor recreation on the North Platte River offers fishing, rafting, and kayaking. Several lakes are just a short distance away for boating, swimming, fishing, and camping. Winter skiing & snowboarding are enjoyed on Casper Mountain.
Casper's central location has made it a focal point for regional, financial, retail, and medical services. An active downtown and various shopping malls provide residents and tourists a wide variety of shopping opportunities. Casper contains 40 parks, which provide well-planned green zones for the weary traveler to stretch their legs or for family picnics. Casper also offers numerous facilities and services for senior citizens, making it an attractive choice for retirement.
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