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Total Solar Eclipse

August 21 @ 10:23 am - 2:11 pm

Eclipse

For the first time since 1979, a total solar eclipse is coming to Wyoming (#ThatsWY)! Douglas (#JackalopeCity) and Glenrock, Wyoming is on the prime path of the total solar eclipse that will take place Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 and last two minutes and 23 seconds. Astronomers and eclipse enthusiasts (#WYSkies) from around the world are making their plans to convene in Wyoming to experience one of the most breathtaking sights on earth from one of the most beautiful places on the planet.

Douglas has a Facebook page dedicated to the Eclipse and associated activities. Follow IT HERE! Glenrock’s dedicated Facebook page can be found HERE.

ECLIPSE EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Watch our calendar for events and gatherings happening in conjunction with the 2017 eclipse. The eclipse takes place as the Wyoming State Fair is coming to a close in Douglas so there is a lot happening here in the days leading up to the eclipse. The below map offers a wealth of information for those planning to be in Douglas and Glenrock for this historic occasion. Click through for details on places to stay, places from which to watch the eclipse and more.

ECLIPSE RESOURCES
The following list of resources may prove helpful in planning your eclipse excursion!
City of Douglas
City of Glenrock
U.S. Forest Service info for this area
Glenrock Chamber of Commerce, Eclipse specific information
Converse County Visitors Center • 307-358-2950
Wyoming Office of Tourism

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ECLIPSE
TravelWyoming.com
Eclipse2017.org
NationalEclipse.com

ECLIPSE SAFETY
Also, you’ll want to ensure safety of your eyes while watching the eclipse. Learn more HERE!

We’ll look forward to seeing you in August 2017. In the meantime, make your reservations!

NOTE FROM THE TOURISM BOARD: If you are opening your property to camping and overnight guests, you are responsible for collecting and reporting sales and lodging tax. Contact the Department of Revenue at (307) 777-5200 for more information.  Go to http://revenue.wyo.gov/ and click on “Cover Letter, Solar Eclipse Event Application & Tax Rate Chart”.

Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
10:23 am - 2:11 pm