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Things to see & do

 

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Dubois voted one of the TOP 10 TRUE WESTERN TOWNS 2011!

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Scenery:

  • Explore the beautiful surroundings of the Longhorn Ranch, right on the Wind River
  • Visit Yellowstone National Park
  • Enjoy Grand Teton National Park
  • See the awesome colors of the Badlands
  • Drive along the AAA-rated Centennial Scenic Byway
  • In winter, whizz along the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail
  • Drive around the Continental Divide Circle, rated 'Best of the Road' by Rand-McNally

Activities:

 

Fall/Winter:
  • Skiing
  • Tobogganing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Hunting
  • Ice fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Dog sledding
  • Snow shoeing
Spring/Summer:

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Culture & history:

  • Dubois is a True Western Town. Ranchers still ride into town on their horses
  • Stroll around town and soak up the atmosphere among historic buildings and stores, including outfitters, bunk houses, saddle shops and many more
  • Butch Cassidy had a ranch just outside town. He used to come and buy provisions at Welty's General Store, established in 1889 and still in operation
  • Learn about Dubois and surrounds at the Dubois Museum and Wind River Historical Center
  • Only a few miles from Dubois is the Wind River Indian Reservation, populated by the Shoshone and Arapahoe tribes. Visitors are welcome to Sun Dances and Pow-Wows
  • Timber tie-hacking camps dotted the area in the olden days. Several monuments and historic sites can be reached from town

Wildlife:

  • The Wind River Range and Whiskey Mountain just south of town is home to the largest herd of wintering bighorn sheep in the country
  • The National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center is a great place to learn about these massive wild sheep
  • Visit the Dubois Fish Hatchery just east of town. Established in 1940, the hatchery is watered by two natural springs just over a mile from the hatchery, supplying more than a million gallons of water every day
  • The Wind River is teeming with Blue Ribbon Trout. Or try your luck in one of the many alpine lakes nearby
  • Animals you might come across include bighorn sheep, grizzly, antelope deer, white tail deer, mule deer, elk, moose, and many others
  • Bird watchers may find bald eagle, peregrine falcon and trumpeter swan amongs the varied birdlife of the High Country

Just for fun:

  • Friday night rodeo provides great fun for all the family (during summer months) Tickets available right here at The Longhorn Ranch Resort Reception / store
  • Square dances are held on summer Tuesdays at the Rustic Pine Tavern
  • A spectacular Buffalo Barbecue, staged by the Dubois Volunteer Fire Department, is held annually on the 2nd Saturday of August. They really know how to fire up!

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The High Country

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Teeming wildlife

Mountainbiking

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Dubois area map