Lander, Wyoming (WY) is located at the base of the Wind River Mountains, 5,300 feet above sea level. Between 250-300 days of brilliant blue skies and illumination from the sun is the benefit from such a high elevation. During the summer months, residents and visitors enjoy warm, dry days with cool nights for comfortable sleeping. Real estate in the Lander area offers you the convenience of in-town living or the opportunity to live in a country setting to experience the real West. Centrally located, Lander, WY is the southern gateway to the Shoshone National Forest/ Wind River Mountains and awe-inspiring Red Desert. Organizations such as The Nature Conservancy, National Outdoor Leadership School and the Wyoming Outdoor Council have continued Landerís reputation as a haven for protecting its people, as well as its land.
This Lander community is made up of long time residents along with people from diverse places. Small businesses, professionals, and service people interconnect and bring life to the community. New businesses are attracted to Lander because it offers a variety and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, cultural activities, technical & professional expertise and affordable real estate in a beautiful setting. This areaís wealth of natural resources provides an opportunity in wildlife management, outfitting, ranching, forestry, and conservation. Few places can lay claim to a culture as rich with western influence as the Wind River Country.