Wyoming's Wind River Country

Choose your 2017 Wind River Eclipse Seat for the Show of a Lifetime

Choose your 2017 Wind River Eclipse Seat for the Show of a Lifetime

Where will you be for the great solar eclipse show on Aug. 21, 2017? If you want unmatched, crystal-clear skies instead of the typical city congestion, welcome to our clean air and high-altitude locations! The odds are in our favor with only an 8 percent historic chance of clouds on Aug 21. Find more information at 

Not only will there be a total eclipse of the sun passing all the way through Fremont County, Wyoming, turning day to twilight, but you can also experience adventurous and cultural landscapes and events in our towns of Dubois, Lander, Riverton, Shoshoni, and Hudson and on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Be here for the main event of the total solar eclipse on Monday afternoon, and plan to arrive early and stay late to participate in the weekend and post-show celebrations—all within easy driving distance of each other. Take a peek at the impressive line-up of events on our calendar, and packages designed to salute the real stars of this cosmic show:

Be sure to make your reservations now while there is still room for this show you’ll remember forever, available only in Wyoming’s Wind River Country.

Those seeking cultural and spiritual experiences can enjoy Native American ceremonies, dancing and singing, storytelling, and sun yoga. Wind River Country is home to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Native American tribes on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Don’t miss a rare chance to hear revered tribal elders share their ancient stories.

Creative expressions will be at every turn—from art shows, contests, and revivals of lost arts and crafts to exhibits, live music, cosmic storytelling and poetry, and stellar book readings. Authentic Native American artwork will be in high demand. Find your perfect souvenirs and meet the artists themselves!

If action calls your name, bring your gear to trek, paddle, bike, fish, run, and hike to watch the eclipse in the middle of the Wind River, Absaroka or Owl Creek mountain ranges. Quench that thirst for adventure with mountains lakes, streams, rivers, trails, and stunning scenic overlooks that are true geological paradises!

Curious minds will delight in the prominent national guest speakers, scientists, teachers, and astronomy experts planning to be here. They’ll lead eclipse-related programs, star parties, wildlife treks, and insights to the historic and cultural landmarks that dot the Wind River Country landscape.

Make new friends at local celebrations of fun and games on tap all over the county. Test your movie trivia skills at several Sci-Fi movie marathons. Dance till you drop at any of the extravaganzas, concerts, and cocktail parties. Leave with your very own personal memento to prove you really were here when the Great American Eclipse shadow blasted through Wind River Country at 1,800 miles per hour and left its mark forever in our hearts.

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Related Links: Lander Chamber of CommerceRiverton Chamber of CommerceDubois Chamber of CommerceDestination Dubois

For a complete calendar of events go to 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!