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Trek with a Museum Guide in Wind River Country

A visit to museums in Wyoming’s Wind River Country/Fremont County can be more than historical exhibits inside. Three museums in the area offer experiences that take the curious out into Wind River Country to interact with the history, culture and environment.

The Adventure Trek Series, sponsored by the Wind River Visitor’s Council, provides opportunities to walk in the footsteps of the rugged and independent people who discovered, settled and continue to call “home,” the extraordinary Wind River region.

All three Fremont County Museums in the county hold events in the Adventure Treks Series. Be sure to check the hosting museums’ calendar for the most up-to-date information about an event.

Dubois Museum

June 25, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Geology of the Badlands: Mason Draw

August 13, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Torrey Lake Petroglyph Trek

August 27, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sheep Trap Trek

September 10, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tie Hack Trek

September 24, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Petroglyph Trek

October 1, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Respecting Dubois’ Past, Steve Banks

Lander Pioneer Museum

June 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Hudson Coal Mine/Cemetery Trek

July 16, 10 a.m – 12 p.m. Lander Historic Cemetery Trek

August 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Historic South Pass Trek

September 17, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Lander Area Petroglyphs Trek

Riverton Museum

July 21, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Delfelder House Trek

August 6, 8:30 a.m. –2:0 p.m. Castle Gardens Petroglyph Trek

September 24, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. J.B. Oakie’s Mansion Trek

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Related Links: Lander Chamber of CommerceRiverton Chamber of Commerce, Dubois Chamber of CommerceDestination Dubois

For a complete calendar of events go to www.windriver.org/calendar.  To request a vacation packet, please visit us at Wind River Country or call 800-645-6233. Pioneer your own adventure in Wind River Country!

About Wind River Country/Fremont County

Wyoming’s Wind River Country is the authentic, untamed West. It holds the answers to your adventurous spirit. Come discover new things like the best route to Yellowstone, see an Indian powwow, ride a horse or holler at a rodeo, pan for real gold, and hike in country that will take your breath away. Find the pace to think, the room to breathe, and the uncontrived adventure to rejuvenate your soul in Wind River Country.

 

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