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 lion, black bear and blue grouse. Some of the most sought-after moose hunting areas can be found in the Bighorns. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Bud Love Wildlife Habitat Management Area,
Erected by Wyoming Fish and Game Department.
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.
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.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.