Gillette Area Places of Interest
|Big Horn Mountains
Enjoy great outdoor activities such as hiking, bird watching, camping, fishing, hunting, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Fun for the whole family.
|Powder River Basin
Explore many historic battlefields scattered across the Powder River Country.
|Black Hills National Forest
About an hour drive from Gillette to the beautiful Black Hills. This area boasts of the largest population of Whitetail Deer and Elk. Great area for hiking, picnicking and hunting with many other outdoor sports such as skiing and snowmobiling.
|Devil's Tower National Monument
The first National Monument opened in 1906. Filming site of the movie "Close Encounters of a Third Kind". Miles of hiking trails for over 300,000 visitors each year.
|Coal Mine Tours
With over 26 coal mines in the basin, tours are offered in the summer months, Monday through Friday. Special tours are available in the fall and winter.
|Durham Buffalo Ranch
With over 55,000 acres for the buffalo to roam, this is easy viewing from HWY 50. Tours of the ranch are available to groups.
|Vore Buffalo Jump
Located outside Alladin, WY, this site was used by the Native Americans from 800 A.D. to the 1600's as a killing site for buffalo.
|Campbell County Rockpile Museum
This museum features guns, ranching, farming, transportation items, textiles and Native American Artifacts.