Stories

2022 Oyster Ridge Music Festival

On July 22nd and 23rd, several artists will take the stage at Triangle Park in Kemmerer, WY for the 2022 Oyster Ridge Music Festival. This year’s lineup includes Big Head Todd & the Monsters, The Band of Heathens, Town Mountain, and others. Oyster Ridge Music Festival continues to be Wyoming’s largest free music festival. The […]

Winter Fun in Fossil Basin

There are a lot of good reasons to visit Fossil Basin in the summer. The countless fossils you can uncover are a good place to start the list. But winter in Fossil Basin is a hidden gem. It’s a time to connect with the landscape and adventure like—and alongside—the locals. Glide across the snow, whether […]

2021 Oyster Ridge Music Festival

The Oyster Ridge Music Festival is back for 2021! On July 23rd and 24th, several artists will take the stage at Triangle Park in Kemmerer, WY. This year’s lineup includes Freddy Jones Band, Reckless Kelly, Yonder Mountain String Band, and others. Oyster Ridge Music Festival continues to be Wyoming’s largest free music festival. The intimate […]

5 Uncrowded Adventures in Southwest Wyoming

Fossil Basin sits between the beautiful Hams Fork River, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and sagebrush-scented prairies. Made up of the southwestern Wyoming towns of Kemmerer and Diamondville, the basin is rich with history from its early beginning as an ancient subtropical lake, its mid-life as a booming mining town and, now, as one of Wyoming’s best-kept […]

Quarry Stories: Ulrich’s Fossil Gallery

You don’t know how addicting fossil hunting is until you try it for yourself. “Oh it’s kind of like looking for gold, I guess,” said Mike Snively from Ulrich’s Fossil Gallery. “Fossil digging is something everybody should try at least once.” That’s what he did—tried it once, as a summer  job in high school at […]