Branding Iron Inn
- National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center
- Offers an educational and enjoyable experience for everyone. Tours are available to the Whiskey Mountain bighorn sheep winter range.
- Dubois Museum
- Displays unique to the Dubois region including a large collection of Tie Hack tools and photographs; a diorama and history of the Sheep Eater Indians, who lived in the area; full mounts of the bighorn sheep family in their natural setting and many other interesting items.
- Tie Hack Memorial
- The Wyoming Tie and Lumber Company ran tie-cutting operations near Dubois, supplying ties to support the C B & O Railroad. A memorial to this industry is located 18 miles northwest of Dubois on highway 26/287.
- Union Pass Historical Site
- The road on Union Pass is very scenic. The Union Pass Monument outlines the Aboriginal, explorer and mountain man history of the Tree Waters Mountain (Triple Divide Peak), Ramshorn Peak, Union Peak, Roaring Form Watershed Vista, Cattleman's Drift Fence, Bacon Ridge and logging roads.
- Shoshone National Forest
- 2.4 Million Acres of forest lying to the north, west and south of Dubois. Shoshone is filled with 1,000 miles of rivers, 1,300 miles of inventoried hiking trails and 1,500 miles of roads. Shoshone contains the largest amount of summer range for bighorn sheep, elk and deer. It also has more moose habitat than the six other national forests combined.
- Fitzpatrick Wilderness
- Named for Tom Fitzpatrick, a mountain man and partner of Jim Bridger, it contains about 200,000 acres and is known for its numerous glaciers and mountain peaks. The Fitzpatrick covers the northern half of the Wind River Mountains on the east side of the Continental Divide and is bordered on the west by the Bridger Wilderness. The Wind River Indian Reservation lies to the east. The topography is extremely rugged, carved out of granite and limestone by the action of glaciers and streams. There are 44 active glaciers covering about 7,760 acres. Gannet Peak at 13,800' (one of several peaks over 13,000' in the Fitzpatrick) is the highest point in Wyoming.
- Wind River Lake-Brooks Lake
- One of many panoramas that may be viewed from your car around Dubois.
- Ramshorn Basin Area
- Ramshorn Peak (11,635') lies directly north of Dubois. The basin of the Ramshorn is surrounded on three sides by rugged peaks and the basin is filled with wildflowers in the summer.
- Petrified Forest
- Thirty to forty million years ago the area was covered by massive volcanic ash deposits. The wood cells were replaced by minerals and water before they could rot resulting in "petrified wood." Since the petrified forests is within the boundaries of the Wilderness travel is restricted to foot and horseback. Petrified wood cannot be taken from the area, although rock hounds may be able to find pieces of petrified wood in the creeks flowing into the Wind River. The Petrified Forest is about 37 miles north of Dubois--28 miles of dirt road to the trail head at Double Cabin Campground and then a 9 mile uphill hike along Frontier Creek.
- Wind River Indian Reservation
- Home of the Shoshone and Arapahoe tribes just southeast of Dubois. Tourist in the area while sun dances are in progress may stop to watch. During the three day sun dance ceremonies, the dancers neither eat nor drink. The Arapahoes also have Pow-Wow each summer during which numerous tribes compete in costume doing their traditional dances.
- Red Rocks and Badlands
- North of the highway through Dubois, the badlands offer spectacular scenery. Highway 26/287 to Riverton winds through the unique beauty of red rock country
- Crowheart Butte
- Just 30 miles southeast of Dubois on highway 26/287, Crowheart Butte is famous for a the battle fought between the Bannocks and Shoshones against the Crow to determine hunting rights in the Wind River basin. The battle raged for days without a victor until Chief Washakie of the Shoshone and Crow chief Big Robber decided to fight a duel to settle the matter. Chief Washakie won and impressed by the courage of his rival, he cut out his rival's heart and displayed it on the end of a lance at the Shoshone victory party that night.
- Big Game Hunting
- Almost all big game animals are found within the state. Antelope, white tail and mule deer, elk, moose, bear and the elusive bighorn sheep inhabit the surrounding mountains. Contact the Wyoming Game and Fish Dept, Cheyenne, WY 82002.
- Rock Hunting
- The area northwest and east of Dubois is rich in agatized wood, chalcedony limb cast and other agate. The Frontier Creek/Wiggins Fork area is usually accessible by July 4th where many rock hounds search the creeks and hillsides.
- The Wind River area features some of the best hiking and backpacking. All Forest Service trails are marked a suitable route can be found on a Forest Service map.
- Numerous steams and lakes feature excellent fishing.
- Antelope Hills Golf Course offers a 9 hole, 36 par course with the beautiful mountains providing he perfect backdrop.
- Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
- The nearby Wyoming Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail connects several long established trail systems. The season begins in mid-December and runs into April.
- Sno-Katters Fun Days President's Weekend in February.
- Dubois Pack Horse Races Memorial Day Weekend
- Wind River Reunion/Little Fawn Rendezvous Father's Day Weekend
- Fourth of July Celebration
- National Wind River Valley Art Exhibit Last Week of July
- Whiskey Mountain Buckskinners Rendezvous Second Weekend of August
- Fireman's Buffalo Bar-B-Q Second Weekend of August
- Bighorn Sheep Safari First Weekend of December
- Area Links
Dubois Chamber of Commerce
Eighty Miles from a Doctor by Esther Mockler
Washakie Outfitting Dogsled Tours
Full Circle Outfitters
Geyser Creek Dog Sled Adventures
see review in Family Fun Magazine.
- Wyoming Links
Wyoming Atlas & Gazetteer
Wyoming Wildlife Foundation
Wyoming Tourism Information
Casper Tribune Wyoming resources. Includes topo map and many other links
The Wyoming Companion
Wyoming Chambers of Commerce