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Guided & Self-Guided Tours of Gillette & Wright

The best way to learn about Gillette and Wright is on a tour. You’ll find you can experience the rich history and culture of Wyoming on guided and self-guided tours.

Eagle Butte Coal Mine Tours

Find out why Gillette and Wright, Wyoming, are known as the Energy Capital of the Nation on a coal mine tour. Coal from the Powder River Basin in Campbell County provides about 41% of our nation’s coal. In the summer, you can experience this massive mine, driving alongside the enormous equipment you’ve got to see to believe, witness reclamation processes that restore coal mining lands and much more.

Durham Bison Ranch Tours

Learn more about the Durham Bison Ranch, a 55,000-acre family-owned bison ranch located just 39 miles south of Gillette. You can tour one the largest bison operations in North America which is one of the most popular things to do in Gillette, WY. See where all of the bison are raised naturally, holistically and sustainably and are hailed as some of the highest quality breed stock and meat available that is shipped nationwide.

Wildlife Loop Tour

Our vibrant and diverse ecology is teaming with wildlife so abundant that pronghorns actually outnumber people here. Experience the raw landscapes and all of the creatures that call it home on one of our two self-guided driving Wildlife Loop Tours, produced by the experts at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The three-hour West Tour or the two-hour East Tour leads through Rochelle Hills, sagebrush grasslands, ponderosa pines and juniper habitats where wild turkeys, waterfowl, pheasants, whitetail deer, mule deer, hawks, eagles, owls, elk, and of course, pronghorn, live.

Downtown Tours

Enjoy the nostalgia of simpler times with the Campbell County Historical Society’s free walking tour using a printed guidebook available at the Gillette Visitor Center. For a more immersive, technological experience, download the free TravelStorys app, a location-aware audio tour that will automatically begin playing when your phone is in front of any of the ten stops along the Gillette tour.

Avenues of Art

Sponsored by the City of Gillette and the Mayor’s Art Council, the Avenues of Art Walking or Driving Tour will take you across town to experience more than 100 sculptures created by local and national artists. Pick up your brochure that features a map and each piece available in the exhibit at the Gillette Visitors Center.

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