February 7, 2018

Lander, Wyoming

Life in Lander, Wyoming, explained by people who’ve lived in Lander:



*Click here to share your experience living in Lander*

*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Lander)


Lander Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Lander?

  • The community. (Courtney, 5 years)
  • Outdoors. (Sam, 10 years)
  • View of the mountains. (Tracy, 20 years)
  • Outdoor recreation. (Michael, 29 years)

Lander Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Lander?

  • Lack of shopping. (Courtney, 5 years)
  • Too conservative in some ways. (Sam, 10 years)
  • Distance from larger towns. (Tracy, 20 years)
  • Lack of street maintenance and plowing. (Michael, 29 years)

Lander Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Lander?

  • Rock climb, hike, etc. (Courtney, 5 years)
  • Run, bike, climb, hunt, fish. (Sam, 10 years)
  • The coffee shops. (Tracy, 20 years)
  • Outdoor recreation, Lander live concerts. (Michael, 29 years)

Lander’s Reputation

What’s Lander known for?

  • NOLS, CWC. (Courtney, 5 years)
  • Setting. (Sam, 10 years)
  • Nols, sinks canyon, swim teams. (Tracy, 20 years)
  • Outdoor recreation. (Michael, 29 years)

Lander Crime

What’s the crime like in Lander? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Low. (Courtney, 5 years)
  • Minimal. (Sam, 10 years)
  • Personally not had any problems. (Tracy, 20 years)
  • Fairly low. Mostly petty crimes. (Michael, 29 years)

Lander Advice

Any advice for people moving to Lander?

  • Enjoy! (Courtney, 5 years)
  • If you are looking at healthcare jobs – most seem to be the “always hiring, always firing” types. (Tracy, 20 years)
  • Hard to find housing, enjoy outdoors. (Michael, 29 years)

Lander Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Lander (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Raising a family. (Michael, 29 years)

Lander’s Future

How do you think Lander will change over the next 10 years?

  • Get bigger. (Courtney, 5 years)
  • Hasn’t changed in the last 10. (Sam, 10 years)
  • Probably not much. (Tracy, 20 years)

Lander Facts

Any other interesting facts about Lander?