Wyoming Bucket List ~ Black to Yellow Region

We are back into our Bucket List series today and going to be rounding out the final two Wyoming Regions this week! Previously we hit upon the National Parks region, Salt to Stone region, and Rockies to Teton region. This region takes up most of the northern portion of the state.


  • Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site: Outpost of the U.S. Army located along the Bozeman Trail.
  • Wagon Box Fight: Location of an engagement during Red Cloud’s War.


  • Buffalo Bill Center of the West: Complex of five museums that focus on the American West and the life of Buffalo Bill Cody.

Devils Tower

  • Devils Tower National Monument: This is one we have visited and loved hiking around the unique geological structure!


  • Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark: The Medicine Wheel is a large stone structure made of limestone.
  • Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area: Explore the landscape of the canyon area, which also has access from Montana.
  • Five Springs Falls Recreation Site: This vertical cliff habitat is home to a 100 ft waterfall.


  • Heart Mountain WWII Interpretive Center: Location of a Japanese Internment Camp.


  • Conner Battlefield State Historic Site: Site of the Battle of Tongue River between the Army and Arapahoe Tribe.


  • Trail End State Historic Site: Historic mansion that once was home to the Wyoming governor, John B. Kendrick.

All attractions found in the 2020 Wyoming Travel Guide.


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