Explore Johnson County

A Top ten True western COUNTY

Things to See & Do

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Jim Gatchell Museum

100 Fort Street, Buffalo WY
Step back into the past and explore Johnson County and Buffalo's history. The museum is within walking distance of the motel and features more than 26,000 artifacts.

Call (307) 684-9331 for more details and hours

Mountain Meadow Wool

22 Plains Dr, Buffalo, WY
Originally started to revitalize the wool industry, Mountain Meadow Wool has turned into Wyoming's only wool spinning mill. Take a tour of the factory to see how wool is made from start to finish.

Call (307) 684-5775 for more details and hours

Fort Phil Kearny

528 Wagon Box Rd, Banner, WY
A 16-mile drive north of town, Fort Phil Kearny takes you back into history. Explore the remains of the fort grounds and walk through reconstructed stockade walls. Don't forget to visit the Interpretive Center as well. 

Call (307) 684-7629 for more details and hours
Boy underwater in pool

George Washington Memorial Park/Pool

2 Blocks West of Downtown Buffalo
Jump into Wyoming's largest outdoor pool holding more than 1 million gallons of water. Or, enjoy an outdoor picnic lunch at the next-door park.
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Bighorn Mountains

Scenic US Highway 16
Take a drive into the mountains via US Highway 16. With plenty of trails to hike, multiple photo ops, and plenty of spots to fish, you won't get bored in these mountains.
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Buffalo Golf Course

500 W Hart St, Buffalo, WY
Hit the greens and golf 18 holes beneath the Bighorn Mountains. The course offers five sets of tees, a clubhouse, and cart rentals to make the most of your game. 

Call (307) 684-5266 for more details and hours

Our Recommendations

• Busy Bee Cafe
• Southside Grill
• Albertano's
• Tom's Main Diner
• Dj's Grocery
• Lynn's Superfoods Buffalo
• Dash Inn
• Sagewood Cafe
• Pie Zano's
• 4th on Main
• Bozeman Trail Steakhouse
• Virginian Restaurant
• Papa Bino's Mexican
• Winchester Steakhouse

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