Having Fun in Buffalo, Wyoming!

Crazy Woman Canyon Open Spring, Summer & Fall

Crazy Woman Canyon

Spend a couple hours and take a ride through our beautiful, Crazy Woman Canyon! One of our most beautiful features in Johnson County. Cars, trucks & SUVs only, this drive is very suitable for most family vehicles.

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Occidental Saloon & Hotel

Looking for a fun evening? The Occidental, coined locally as "The Ox", has music almost every night! Buffalo's most prominent downtown hotel was founded in 1880 & has lots of history! They also have a museum, open for tours.

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Buffalo has a great shopping area! Our main street offers lots of shops for gifts, clothing, local art, and sporting goods!


Farmer's Market

Walk around and get local produce, yummy foods, pies & cakes, local meats, art, and more!


Saturdays in the Square

Saturdays in the Square was created by a local non-profit org, dedicated to making Saturdays fun downtown! There are free concerts all summer long in our downtown Crazy Woman Square, making Buffalo one of the most vibrant small-town communities in the Spring, Summer and Early Fall seasons! https://www.facebook.com/saturdaysinthesquare/

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Tie Hack Reservoir

Have a picnic or do some kayaking at Tie Hack Reservoir! Tie Hack is a great place to cool off and let the kids play too! Tie Hack is also great for fishing, hiking and more. Paid & Maintained camping spots are available, and restrooms are easily-accessible, and available.

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Mountain Meadow Wool Mill TOURS OPEN YEAR-ROUND

Mountain Meadow Wool Mill

Our local wool mill processes everything from the grower, to the product! Tour the wool mill, and learn how they work, from local ranchers, to their distribution and final products! While you're at Mountain Meadow Wool Mill, be sure to check out their gift shop!

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Ten Sleep, Wyoming Approximately 1 Hour from Buffalo

Ten Sleep, Wyoming

Ten Sleep, Wyoming is about an hour from Buffalo, through the beautiful Bighorn Mountains! The name comes from the "number of sleeps" it would take between Buffalo & Ten Sleep. You'll enjoy driving through Ten Sleep Canyon, which attracts rock climbers & enthusiasts, from around the world!

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George Washington Park Pool, Sports & Recreation!

George Washington Park

George Washington park features the largest free outdoor pool in the US! Also featured are covered areas for picnicking, picnic tables & grills, walking trails and playgrounds for the kids!

Bighorn Mountains National Forest Land

Bighorn Mountains

The Bighorn Mountains have so many attractions, including many quick stopping points by vehicle, where you might see antelope, deer, and the occasional moose if you look closely! Great camping, picnicking, rock climbing, and more - truly a photographer's dream! https://www.fs.usda.gov/bighorn

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Clear Creek Trail System Pet friendly trails

Our Trail System

Buffalo boasts an extensive, maintained & dog-friendly trail system, with over 20 miles of mostly interconnected trails! Take a walk along the creek, or grab your bicycle & take a nice, long ride!

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Buffalo Golf Club "Wyoming's Best Municipal Golf Course"

Buffalo Golf Club

Our local golf course is revered statewide, labeled "Wyoming's Best Municipal Golf Course", and also contested as the best, or 2nd best course in Wyoming!

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Meadowlark Ski Lodge Ski in the Big Horns!

Meadowlark Ski Lodge

Hitting the slopes is a favorite pastime in this area, and people flock from all over to enjoy the incredible powder. The Bighorn Mountain Ski Area offers challenging runs, along with the hospitable Meadowlark Ski Lodge. Bring your own gear or rent equipment at the Lodge. Enjoy 14 different runs, ranging from beginner to intermediate and advanced. After an invigorating day on the slopes, cozy up to the fireplace and enjoy the Lodge’s restaurant and full service bar. With over 300 acres of ski area, and the Lodge’s ability to make snow if needed, there’s no better place for your winter getaway!

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Snowmobiling Top 10 Places to Sled!


Ranked by Sno West Magazine as one of the Top 10 places to snowmobile, the Big Horn Mountains are a paradise for snowmobilers all over the country. The 132 miles of groomed trails means endless acres of pure powder. Annual snowfall totals average 21 feet, which creates a heaven on Earth for cross country skiers and snowshoers. Willow Park and Pole Creek offer miles of groomed trails to explore.

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Johnson County Fairgrounds Fair, Rodeo & Wild-West Fun

Johnson County Fairgrounds

The Johnson County Fairgrounds is a rich part of Buffalo’s western heritage! The Fairgrounds lots of events, including the Fair & Rodeo, professional bull riding, calf roping, pig wrestling, antique fairs, 4-H events and much more! Our most popular event, the Johnson County Fair & Rodeo, brings fans from all over the world, boasting some of the best excitement you'll ever see!

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Lake DeSmet Lake DeSmet

Lake DeSmet

Lake Desmet is large, beautiful lake only 10-15 minutes from Buffalo! At the lake, we have boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and much more! In the winter months, Lake Desmet offers excellent ice fishing, and our annual New Year's Day celebration, the Polar Plunge, where locals jump into the ice-cold frozen lake!

Horseback Riding Riding in the Bighorn Mountains

Horseback Riding

Buffalo has some of the best horseback riding available! Ride through the forest, and enjoy the mountain views & the peaks! For quick rides of 1-2 hourse, you have several options (see below). For longer rides, we have breathtaking mountain lakes and multi-day pack trips available via our local outfitters!

Hunting & Fishing Hunting & Fishing

Hunting & Fishing

Our hunting & fishing is amazing! From mountain streams, to open lakes, we have it! Many of our creeks, streams & lakes are stocked with native fish, at just the right times. Our Wyoming Game & Fish department keeps your hunting experience one of the best you'll ever have the opportunity of enjoying!

Camping Camping


The Big Horn Mountains offers some of the best camping to be had! From primitive camping, to maintained campsites, to cabin rentals.

Mt. Rushmore Mt. Rushmore

Mt. Rushmore

Mt. Rushmore is only 3 1/2 hours from Buffalo! We recommend taking the loop through Devil's tower, then on to Mt. Rushmore, and back to Buffalo. The entire trip takes 8-10 hours. https://www.nps.gov/moru/index.htm

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Devil's Tower Devil's Tower

Devil's Tower

Devil's Tower was the first national park in the United States, featuring a massive geologic featureprotruding out of the surrounding area. We recommend you take the loop from Devil's Tower to Mt. Rushmore, and back to Buffalo. The entire trip takes 8-10 hours.

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The Brinton Museum The Brinton Museum

The Brinton Museum

The Brinton Museum features a large property honoring the Native American heritage in the surrounding areas. The Brinton also features a wide variety of western artists, including Charlie Russell and others. Enjoy lunch at the on-site bistro.

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