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Museum of the Mountain Man. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Museum of the Mountain Man
Visit the Museum of the Mountain Man, with many displays and exhibits about the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade of the early 1800s.

Rodeos. Photo by Pinedale Online.
Take in a rodeo! Bull riding, roping, bareback and more. There are many rodeos held in the county throughout the summer season.
Fun things to do this summer
Horseback riding, hiking, 4-wheeling, fishing, camping, boating...
April 26, 2006

The snow is melting quickly and everyone is anxious to get out and start enjoying the great outdoors and beautiful scenery. We went back through our photo archive to find pictures from past years showing many of the fun things to do and places to go in our area.

The great part about it is most of these things don't require a lot of money to do, and no matter where you go, you're likely to see incredible scenery and lots of wildlife.

Make your lodging reservations ASAP for summer!

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  • Sublette County Chamber of Commerce - For Pinedale, Big Piney, Marbleton & other area towns
  • Visit Sublette County - Sublette County Tourism Board visitor website
  • Dave Bell Photo Gallery - Many scenic photos of the area
  • Local Motels
  • Guest Ranches
  • Bed & Breakfasts
  • Cabins
  • Fishing
  • Museum of the Mountain Man

  • Go fishing. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Go fishing
    The area offers great lake, river and stream fishing for brown, cutthroat, rainbow, brook trout and other sport fish.

    Green River Valley Museum. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Green River Valley Museum
    Visit the Green River Valley Museum in Big Piney for wonderful local area history displays. Open summer season only.

    Go 4-wheeling. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Go 4-wheeling
    There are miles of roads and trails for 4-wheeling. Check with the Forest Service and BLM for areas and roads open to ORVs and ATVs.

    RV and ATV. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    RV and ATV
    Grab your friends, RV and ATVs and go camping! 80% of the county is public land with many places for dispersed camping and exploring.

    Pinedale Blues Festival. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Pinedale Blues Festival
    The 2-day Pinedale Blues Festival will be held August 19-20, 2006.

    The Wind River Queen. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    The Wind River Queen
    Enjoy a dinner cruise on Half Moon Lake on the custom built Wind River Queen Paddlewheeler. Make reservations through Half Moon Lake Resort.

    Horseback Riding. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Horseback Riding
    Go horseback riding in the mountains! Many local outfitters offer day rides and longer trips into the mountains. No experience necessary.

    Snowmobile Grass Drags. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Snowmobile Grass Drags
    Watch the snowmobile grass drags, held each year by the Pinedale Snow Explorers Snowmobile Club in August.

    Sailing Regatta. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Sailing Regatta
    Go sailing! Fremont Lake is 11 miles long and a mile wide. The Fremont Lake Sailing Regatta, held each year in August, dots the lake with colorful sailing boats.

    Pig Wrestling. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Pig Wrestling
    Watch the hysterical pig wrestling competition at the Fair, held in late July, early August.

    Jet Ski. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Jet Ski
    Bring your jet ski and enjoy the uncluttered lakes!

    Guest Ranch. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Guest Ranch
    Stay at one of the many area guest ranches. Stay in rustic cabins in scenic and secluded mountain settings. Spend your days horseback riding, fishing, hiking, hunting and exploring. All have great food and friendly hosts!

    Go Canoeing. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Go Canoeing
    One thing we have a lot of is lakes! Bring your canoe, or rent one here, and enjoy gliding on crystal clear mountain lakes.

    Living History Days. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Living History Days
    American Mountain Man, Richard Ashburn, loads and fires a musket during Living History Days at the Museum of the Mountain Man.

    3-D Archery Shoot. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    3-D Archery Shoot
    Local archery clubs hold several 3-D Archery Shoots during the summer, and have an indoor range for practice in the winter.

    Cattle Drive. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Cattle Drive
    Go on a cattle drive! Several local outfitters offer cattle drive vacations. Your butt will get saddle sore, you'll make great new friends, and you'll see incredible scenery. It will be a vacation of a life-time that you will never forget!

    National Historic Trails. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    National Historic Trails
    Take a self-guided trip along the emigrant trails of the late 1800s. The Oregon Trail, Sublette Cut-Off and Lander Cut-Off trails go through our county. Many portions of the trail are still visible and can be traversed today with a high-clearance vehicle, 4-wheeler or mountain bike.

    Enjoy a sunset. Photo by Pinedale Online.
    Enjoy a sunset
    We can get spectacular sunsets! Sometimes you don't have to do anything except watch the sun set on a wonderful day in Wyoming.
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