Wyoming Local Customs

  • Prayer Bundles Sign
    Prayer Bundles Sign
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  • Lakota Tribe Message to Visitors
    Lakota Tribe Message to Visitors
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  • Lakota Tribe Teepee
    Lakota Tribe Teepee
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Wyoming Local Customs

  • Fires

    Yellowstone National Park Local Customs

    Since the great fires of 1988, the park has increased the number of animals living in it's confines. The fires opened the forest, allowed for new growth, created more 'edges', where wildlife can live and diversity can florish. The easiest place to see it is along the central road from Norris Geyser Basin to Canyon Village. These pictures are...

  • When we left Jackson

    We didn't see any bear or moose while we were in Jackson Hole area or the Tetons. We decided to hop back on Highway 89 for Yellowstone and leave these two at the Wagon Wheel Village.The rest of this trip is on the Yellowstone Page.

  • Roadside Wildlife

    Almost everywhere in the state you should watch for animals while driving on a highway. Elks, deers and other animals are common sights close to the roads - or even on the roads.

  • Legal Fireworks

    In some state local laws allow selling fireworks, some states don't give permission to fireworks trade. In Wyoming you can buy fireworks. The result are shops located out of town for safety reasons and preferably close to the state border to attract costumers from other states.

  • Bison on a flag

    A bison on a blue field bordered in white and red. The state seal branded on the bison. The woman represents the state motto "Equal Rights" and the two men represent cattle ranchers and miners. The words "Livestock", "Mines", "Grains" and "Oil" represent Wyoming's wealth. The eagle and shield show support for the United States. The dates 1869 and...

  • To experience the country life...

    To experience the country life style you can visit the town of Jackson.Link to my: Jackson Page

  • Cheyenne Frontier Days

    Of course the Cowboy State has a long tradition in rodeos. One of the most famous rodeo events in the US are the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days. 40 bucking bulls, 70 wild horses - that is more than at any other rodeo. Steer wrestling, bull riding, bronc riding, horse racing, calf roping. Each of the events is performed during each of the nine days...

  • Wind River Indian Reservation-PowWow

    During the summer, on the Wind River Indian Reservation, you may have the opportunity to go to a powwow. It is an amazing Native celebration were you will see and experience local Indian customs and celebrations. The regalia, dancing, and food are absolutely amazing.

  • -When we go up into the...

    -When we go up into the mountains we don't say, 'We are going to the Bighorn Mountains.' We say, 'We are heading up the mountain.' Everyone knows if your already near the foot of the Bighorns that's the mountain range your going to visit.-we walk up the 'side hill' vs. up the hill.-we don't have 'side ditches' we have 'borrow pits.' we borrowed...

  • Never bite off more than you...

    Never bite off more than you can chew. Wyoming is a large state so be sure to plan your trip wisely. The big things to see in Wyoming is: Yellowstone (northwest), Cheyenne Frontier Days (in the southeastern part of the state), etc. In the Northwestern part of the state the flyfishing is outstanding. It took me a half an hour to land this monster....

  • Entrance to the park costed in...

    Entrance to the park costed in 1996 $10 per vehicle and $4 per person.The entrance permit was good for seven consecutive days in Yellowstone and Teton National Parks.For general information:Yellowstone AssociationP.O. Box 117Yellowstone National ParkWy 82190ph 307 344 7381

  • Yellowstone is a hiker's...

    Yellowstone is a hiker's paradise and trails range from easy hour walks across gentle terrain to strenous multi-day hikes in remote country.But always remember that the park is a sanctuary: natural and historical features are fully protected.And learn about the backcountry before leaving the trailhead. Park staff and ranger are the best...

  • Dumb Wyoming LawsIt is illegal...

    Dumb Wyoming LawsIt is illegal to wear a hat that obstructs people's view in a public theater or place of amusement.It is illegal for women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.You may not take a picture of a rabbit during the month of June.CheyenneCitizens may not take showers on Wednesdays.

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