Near Buffalo in Johnson County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Buffalo and the Bighorn Mountains
Buffalo and the Bighorn Mountains support great wildlife diversity, with hunting and fishing playing a major role in the area's economy. The sagebrush grasslands of the lower elevations provide habitat for pronghorn, mule deer, and sage grouse. White-tail deer and wild turkeys lurk along wooded stream bottoms and agricultural areas. The area hosts healthy populations of Shiras moose, mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, mountain
Erected by Wyoming Fish and Game Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Natural Resources.
Location. 44° 20.436′ N, 106° 38.076′ W. Marker is near Buffalo, Wyoming, in Johnson County. Marker is on Interstate 90 at milepost 59 near U.S. 16, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo WY 82834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffalo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Homesteader Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away); High Side Freight Wagon (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bozeman Trail (approx. 2.8 miles away); Big Horn Mountains (approx. 2.8 miles away); Living on the Edge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Occidental Hotel (approx. 3.2 miles away); Johnson County Courthouse (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
More about this marker. This marker is located at a pullout on southbound I-90 about 1 mile south of the U.S. 16 exit.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.