Walk or talk, hike or bike this August in Wind River Country, WY
Fremont County – WY. Summer events are in full swing all over Wyoming’s Wind River Country/Fremont County. You can do it all: We’ve made it easy for you to plan your activities with our attached August Events Flyer. Tuck it in your purse, pocket, or backpack and you’re set for adventure Wind River Country style!
Locals and visitors alike are waiting for the 105th Fremont County Fair, Aug. 1-4. Full-blown entertainment awaits every member of the family. Sit forward and watch PRCA rodeos, team roping, demolition derbies and a monster truck show that smacks of pure Wyoming.
Vacationers that lean towards getting back to nature will love our wildflower treks. Take a guided step back in time on a historic tour of the historic Carissa gold mine. Then pan for real gold and see if you can strike it rich.
Watch a herd of wild mustangs gallop by on a wild horse eco-sanctuary tour. Explore mountain hikes or paddle on our mountain lakes. See how many ancient Indian petroglyph stories carved into rock walls you can find on your way.
The Jurassic Classic Mountain Bike Festival is a mecca for two-wheel addicts who can’t wait to test their mettle on our primo bike trails.
Don’t forget your athletic shoes, as you’ll need them for several trail treks and fun-run races.
The Sinks Canyon Speaker series has everything from yoga at sunrise to talks about local canyon wildlife.
Live Native American dancing and music is a weekly staple here. Hold hands and dance in the friendship dance, or sit back and watch the colorful dancers swirl at a powwow. You’ll also get the chance to just cut loose at the Lander LIVE park band concerts. Pack your cowboy boots (or buy them here) to do some square dancing and whoop and holler at the Dubois Friday night rodeos.
We know it’s a lot to fit in one trip. If you can’t fit everything in, just make plans to join us next summer, too, and pick up where you left off. Grab a free vacation packet right here!
About Wyoming’s Wind River Country/Fremont County
Go beyond Yellowstone to Wyoming’s Wind River Country. This is authentic Wyoming, where the landscape and lifestyle provide room to breathe. Access world-class playgrounds for fishing, rock climbing, snowmobiling, hiking, and much more. Open the doors to the past on South Pass, the gateway to the West. Uncover an art scene that will surprise and inspire you, and learn about Native American culture on the only Indian Reservation in the Cowboy State. Find more inspiration at WindRiver.org.