Near Beulah in Crook County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
The Ideal Hunting Ground
Diagram of the Vore Buffalo Jump area. Click on the marker image to enlarge it.
Erected by Vore Buffalo Jump Foundation.
Location. 44° 32.16′ N, 104° 9.42′ W. Marker is near Beulah, Wyoming, in Crook County. Marker can be reached from Old U.S. 14 near Wyoming Route 111, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beulah WY 82712, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Preparing for Impending Blizzards (a few steps from this marker); Understanding Bison Behavior Brought Success (a few steps Vore Buffalo Jump (within shouting distance of this marker); Paha Sapa, Black Hills (approx. 2.5 miles away); Petrified Trees (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named The Vore Buffalo Jump (approx. 2.5 miles away); Bird of the Black Hills (approx. 2.5 miles away); Rich Colors, Rich Lands (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beulah.
More about this marker. The Vore Buffalo Jump site is located on Old U.S. 14 about 2 1/2 miles east of the Wyoming Welcome Center. The marker is found along the path leading down to the excavation site.
Also see . . . More Buffalo Jump - WyoHistory. The site was discovered just west of the Wyoming-South Dakota border about halfway between Sundance, Wyo. and Spearfish, S. Dak, during construction of I-90 in the early 1970s. In 1989, the family of Woodrow and Doris Vore donated the site to the University of Wyoming, and today, the sinkhole is known as the Vore Buffalo Jump. (Submitted on September 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on September 24, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Additional markers are to be found on the path leading down to the excavation site. • Can you help?