Forget about Yellowstone and its herds of tourists and discover the pristine lands of Wind River Country! Escape the crowds and enjoy a real Rocky Mountain vacation in the heart of Wyoming. Just head to the eastern side of Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains, southeast of Grand Teton National Park, to take in the peaceful splendor.
Wind River Country is home to some of the USA’s most impressive scenery. Plan your visit to take in some of Wyoming’s best outdoor recreation chock full of adventures in the many mountains & rivers. With abundant historical sites, quaint small towns, an Indian reservation, this region has plenty of attractions to keep your family entertained on your next trip out West including panning for gold, rock climbing, rodeos, casinos, and mountain biking. Check out the many photos posted throughout WindRiverCountry.com to get the lay of the land.
The region’s namesake is the winding river that runs through it. The Wind River gained recent notoriety in the 2017 movie of the same name. Wind River Country is the often referred to as the southeast gateway to the famous nearby National Parks of Yellowstone and Grand Teton. It is the Cowboy state’s hidden gem.
Inside this site you will find vacation, recreation and business information for the communities of Dubois, Hudson, Lander, Riverton, Thermopolis and the Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes of Wind River Indian Reservation.
Our transportation and lodging pages feature motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts and RV parks to help you plan your trip. The food and drink tips are spread throughout to help you find the perfect restaurant, bar, convenience or grocery store during your vacation or business travel.
For the outdoor enthusiast see our recreation, national forest, wilderness and state park pages for information including camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, and other attractions.
The Wyoming cities of Lander, Riverton, Dubois, Crowheart, Shoshoni, Thermopolis and the Wind River Indian Reservation welcome you. Come on in and have a look around!