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Things to see & do



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

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  • 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





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


  • 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!


The High Country


Teeming wildlife




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