(13) Heart Mountain Interpretive Center

1539 Road 19, Powell, Wyoming

(307) 754-8000



A total of 14,025 people lived at the Heart Mountain concentration camp during World War II, making it the third-largest city in Wyoming from 1942 to 1945. Some 556 babies were born, 148 people died, over 800 men and women served in the Armed Forces while 85 protesters who believed drafting incarcerees was unfair were charged with resisting the draft at Heart Mountain. The Heart Mountain Interpretive Center is located 65 miles and one hour, 15 minutes from the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park (entrance closest to Cody, Wyoming). The Heart Mountain Interpretive Center is located between the towns of Cody and Powell on Highway 14A in northwest Wyoming.