1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous happening now

(Riverton, Wyo.) –  This year marks the 26th anniversary of the 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous re-enactment.  The re-enactment started Wednesday July 1st and ends Sunday July 5th.  Our Rendezvous is the only re-enactment located on the actual historic site. So take advantage of this awesome opportunity to walk in the footsteps of famous trappers and traders such as Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, John Colter, Arapaho Chief “Medicine Man”, and many others.

Two More People Injured in Yellowstone After Approaching Bison: Don’t Do It!

(Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.) – As Yellowstone National Park enters the busiest month of the year, visitors are reminded that they are responsible for their safety, which includes viewing wildlife from safe distances of at least 25 yards.  In recent separate incidents, two people were injured after getting too close to bison. The first encounter occurred on June 23 when an off-duty concession employee came upon a bison while walking off trail after dark in the Lower Geyser Basin area. The second incident occurred July 1, when a visitor encountered a bison while hiking the Storm Point trail in the Yellowstone Lake area.