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Wyoming Gun Laws and Travel Guide

    Wyoming is a firearm friendly state. If you are traveling from state to state and carrying, you need to know the situation in each state you are entering or you could get into trouble. For certain states or if you have any doubt at all, keeping moving through the state (reference the McClure-Volkmer Act to only stop for gas and emergencies) towards your final destination state. Your destination state must have acceptable laws for your stay. We make some generalities with our color map here for ease of use so you should always look up the current details of the laws. Handgun laws are where it usually varies the most. This is a controversial issue but which ever side you are on, it is better to have informed people out there. You can also download an easy to print new 2013 version with all states and details.

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    Wyoming Gun Law Travel Guide Basics

    as-gre Ownership: unrestricted, no permit or license necessary

    as-gre Consistency of laws: uniform throughout state

    as-gre Self-defense: castle doctrine

    as-gre Open carry: unrestricted

    as-gre Concealed carry: shall issue state, permits accepted from some other states

    as-gre Vehicle carry handguns: loaded in plain view or in cases anywhere in vehicle, concealed only with permit
    as-gre Vehicle carry long guns: loaded in plain view or in cases anywhere in vehicle, never to be concealed

    Official source information
    Wyoming Statutes 6-8
    Wyoming Statutes
    Wyoming Legislature
    Wyoming State Home Page

  • Adam | Jan 5, 2009 | Category: Security

Additional Note

    We work full time here but everything is subject to change in the wild. Especially in the new economy of frequent closures. We do apologize but we're not responsible for inaccurate information or any problems it may cause. Always use your best judgement in planning camping related trips. We're always stumbling upon good camps, bad camps, closed camps, flooded camps and so on. Always call ahead.

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