Located at the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Rockefeller Parkway connects Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The late conservationist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Jr. made significant contributions to several national parks including Grand Teton, Acadia, Great Smoky Mountains, and Virgin Islands.
In 1972 Congress dedicated a 24,000 acre parcel of land as John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway to recognize his generosity and foresight. Congress also named the highway from the south boundary of Grand Teton to West Thumb in Yellowstone in honor of Rock. . .
Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.. . .
Devils Tower rises 1267 feet above the Belle Fourche River. Once hidden, erosion has revealed Devils Tower. This 1347 acre park is covered with pine forests, woodlands, and grasslands. Deer, prairie dogs, and other wildlife are seen.
Also known as Bears Lodge, it is a sacred site for many American Indians.
President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower the first national monument in 1906.. . .
Jackson Hole Whitewater has the safest and most experienced river guides in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.Through their experience and training those who want to relax can enjoy the beauty of the Grand Tetons in a scenic raft trip down the gentler parts of the Snake River ..or.. for the thrill-seekers out there give your daya jump-start with breakfast Snake River Whitewater rafting trips.
Jackson Hole is the ideal vacation getaway for the time of your life, whether you are with your family, friends, or corporate getaways. With accommodations and Jackson Hole lodging available you can stay for as lo. . .
For an exciting family vacation and a unique outdoor experience, venture into the past and relive the experiences of the American West on the Teton Covered Wagon Train and Horse Adventure! The cowboys of the Double H Bar Ranches look forward to leading you on a 4 day, 3 night adventure of a lifetime into this beautiful and historic country.
Nestled between Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park in the Targhee National Forest, the covered wagons line out for an uncomparable trek full of majestic views. Gentle riding horses are available for those who would like to ride from. . .
Cheyenne's world-class rodeo is truly the Daddy of 'em All. Known for its fast pace and large number of contestants, the CFD rodeo ensures that visitors see more rodeo action (over 40 bulls and 70 saddle and bareback broncs daily) than they can see at any other rodeo. Every event is performed in each of the nine daily performances, so any day at Cheyenne Frontier Days is a good day to see an exciting, action-packed rodeo.
The rodeo consists of at least ten (10) rodeo events and three (3) track acts in a fast-paced display of athletics, heroics and good-natured fun.
Ultimately, the rodeo. . .
The mission of the Wyoming State Museum is to serve as an educational, historical, and cultural institution, whose goal is to collect, preserve, and interpret artifacts that reflect the human and natural history of Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain West.
In addition to the Wyoming State Museum's permanent exhibit galleries, a number of temporary exhibits are hosted each year. The museum also offers a number of traveling exhibits available for loan to museums, schools, libraries and other institutions.. . .
It's a world-class resort with an old West attitude. Y'ever hear the saying, "You can put a cowboy in a tux, but he's still just a cowboy?" Well, it's kinda like that. Our buildings may change, but our spirit stays the same. While known best for our 2,500 in-bound acres of bowls, groomers, steeps and deeps, Jackson Hole has an off- and on-slope adventure for everyone.
Beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and riders have a wide choice of programs from which to choose. Our novice programs, including Learn to Turn(TM) and Burton's Learn-To-Ride(TM) specialize in introducing newcomers to. . .
Cradled in the western slope of the Teton Mountains, our full-service, year-round resort promises you the vacation of your dreams. We have two mountain peaks with over 2,500 acres of skiable terrain. We are famous for our consistently superb snow conditions with over 500 inches annually.. . .
The Grand Encampment Museum, located in Encampment, Wyoming, preserves history with its collection of over a dozen historical buildings filled with artifacts representing the timber, mining, and agricultural history of the Encampment valley.
An abundance of fine pelts drew the first white men into the valley, long held sacred by the Indians. The trappers' day soon passed, and was succeeded by others, equally brief. Tie cutters, cattle barons, and hunting expeditions came and went.
The year of 1897 produced an electrifying change. A rich copper strike in the Sierra Madres precipitated the n. . .