The City of Glenrock, WY
The city of Glenrock is located in the state of Wyoming in Converse County and has a population of 2,466 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Glenrock is Casper, approximately 38 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Glenrock, including Noble Roman's Pizza, Fireside Grill and Pizza, Fort Diablo Steak House, Classic Cafe and Pizza and Subway Sandwiches. For a larger selection of Glenrock restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Glenrock Museums, Ski Resorts and/or Arenas, including the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center, Hogadon, Fort Fetterman, Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site and Casper Events Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Glenrock please click on the Attractions tab above.
Glenrock, Wyoming Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Glenrock experiences an average high temperature of 62 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 34 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.06 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Glenrock with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Glenrock to receive an average of 0.39 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.99 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -40 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Glenrock should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 59 degrees, and nighttime lows of 33.
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Glenrock, Wyoming Attractions
1Casper Events Center - Casper,
The Casper Events Center is a 8,395-seat multi-purpose arena in Casper, Wyoming in the US. The arena was built in April 1982, and also seats up to 9,700 for concerts and meetings. It is home to the Wyoming Cavalry arena football team and the Broadway in Casper theatre series.
2Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site - Casper,
Fort Caspar was a military post of the United States Army in present-day Wyoming, named after 2nd Lieutenant Caspar Collins, a U.S. Army officer who was killed in the 1865 Battle of the Platte Bridge Station against the Lakota and Cheyenne. Originally founded in 1859 along the banks of the North Platte River as a trading post and toll bridge on the Oregon Trail, the post was later taken over by the Army and named Platte Bridge Station to protect emigrants and the telegraph line against raids from Lakota and Cheyenne in the ongoing wars between those nations and the United States.
3Fort Fetterman - Douglas,
Fort Fetterman was a wooden fort constructed in 1867 by the United States Army on the Great Plains frontier in the Dakota Territory about 11 miles northwest of present-day Douglas, Wyoming. It was located high on the bluffs on the south side of the North Platte River. It served as a major jumping-off point for the start of several major military expeditions against warring Native American tribes and soldiers there helped protect pioneers on the Bozeman Trail.
4Hogadon - Casper,
Hogadon Ski Area is a ski resort located 11 miles south of Casper, Wyoming on Casper Mountain. The mountain features about 24 trails of varying difficulty. Of those trails, 20% are beginner, 40% are intermediate and 40% are expert ski terrain. The mountain also features a snow board terrain park covering 600 vertical feet. The resort offers a restaurant as well. Hogadon is one of the few resorts in the country that has the actual resort building that can be found on the summit as opposed to the base.
5National Historic Trails Interpretive Center - Casper,
The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is a 11,000-square-foot interpretive center about several of the National Historic Trails, and is located northwest of Casper, Wyoming on Interstate 25. It is operated through a partnership between the Bureau of Land Management, the City of Casper, and the National Historic Trails Center Foundation. The center offers interpretive programs, exhibits, multi-media presentations, and special events.
Glenrock, Wyoming Hotels
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Glenrock, Wyoming Restaurants
This is a list of Glenrock Steak & Seafood Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Bar & Grill Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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