- Dubois, WY, is about 55 miles from Yellowstone National Park, next to the Wind River and surrounded by the Shoshone National Forest.
- Originally settled by Native Americans, fur traders, homesteaders, outlaws, and Scandinavian tie hacks, Dubois’ culture is diverse, including ties to legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy
Dubois, WY, is about 55 miles from Yellowstone National Park, split by the Wind River Range and surrounded by the Shoshone National Forest, delighting visitors year-round with its peaceful, authentic small western town atmosphere and events. Originally settled by Native Americans, fur traders, homesteaders, outlaws, and Scandinavian tie hacks, Dubois’ culture is diverse, including ties to legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy.
Dubois is the beginning of the famous Centennial Scenic Byway on US Highway 278. Bordered by the Wind River and Absaroka Mountains, Dubois is home to the largest herd of Bighorn Sheep in the lower 48 US States.
Accommodations range from rustic cabins to luxurious hotels, and dining ranges from simple cafes and delis to upscale steak houses. More than 30 companies offer outfitting services and tours of the local areas. Visitors can check out quaint book stores, galleries, and specialty stores by strolling downtown boardwalks.
Locals and visitors enjoy year-round activities including horseback riding, hunting, fishing, hiking, swimming, rafting, mountain biking, skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing, wildlife watching, bird watching, shopping, and touring Dubois historical ranches.
Popular places to visit in Dubois include the National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center, the Dubois Museum and Wind River Historical Center, and the Headwaters Art and Conference Center. Dubois is also very well known for hosting its Winterfest in February and rodeos every Friday night during the summer.
Located on US Highway 278, Dubois is about two hours northwest of Jackson, WY, and much of the drive includes scenic views of Grand Teton National Park and Forest.