Things to Do in Buffalo

Things to Do in Buffalo, Buffalo, Wyoming (B)

The small town of Buffalo, Wyoming is located nine miles east of the Big Horn National Forest in Johnson County, Wyoming. It is just large enough to provide all the amenities when exploring the area. Buffalo features a historic downtown as well as a slew necessary travel businesses on Hart St which intersects with I-90.

Buffalo’s colorful history includes Indian Wars, Cattle Baron Wars, and outlaw activity. Though it might be best known as Durant in Absaroka County in the Longmire Series written by Craig Johnson, who lives on a ranch in nearby Ucross. A&E and later Netflix aired a combined six seasons of the Longmire mystery series based in Buffalo and Johnson County.

There are many things to do in Buffalo, from visiting outlaw hangouts, to fishing, camping, climbing, horseback riding, and strolling through the quaint Buffalo Historic District. Below are a few things you will find when visiting Buffalo.

To fully appreciate all of Buffalo’s history, stop in the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum conveniently located on the corner of Hwy 16 and Main St in Buffalo’s historic district. The museum, once Jim Gatchell’s drug store, includes exhibits on the Johnson County Cattle War, the Bloody Bozeman Trail, Bomber Mountain, the Basque in Johnson County, Indian artifacts, dinosaur fossils, and more. Below is a little history about two of the exhibits. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Buffalo
Guide Location: USA » Buffalo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum
  • Bomber Mountain
  • Mountain Plains Heritage Park
  • Johnson County Weed & Pest
  • City Park
  • Locomotive
  • Potter’s Depot
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Occidental Saloon
  • Johnson County Fairgrounds
  • Longmire
  • TA Guest Ranch
  • Mountain Meadow Wool Mill
  • Occidental Hotel
  • The Virginian
  • Busy Bee Cafe
  • Sagewood
  • Bonds Brewing Company
  • Lickity Splits