The Tragic & Taboo Past of Kemmerer, WY

The Taboo & Tragic Past of Kemmerer, WY

By Wolf Johnson Right off the interstate in southwestern Wyoming is the small town of Kemmerer. It’s one of those “blink-and-you-might-miss-it” towns. But, underneath millenniums of sediment, centuries of history and years of stories, you’ll not only see a small Wyoming town, but a true pinnacle of the Wild West.  Early Days Kemmerer was established […]

5-tägige Reiseroute: Fossil Basin und Yellowstone & Grand Teton Nationalparks

Die Nationalparks Yellowstone und Grand Teton stehen auf der Liste der meistbesuchten Orte in Wyoming ganz oben. Doch weit entfernt von den Menschenmassen in Jackson und den Nationalparks liegt Kemmerer eingebettet in die sanften Hügel und den strahlend blauen Himmel am westlichen Rand des Cowboy-Staates. Nimm dir die weniger befahrene Straße und finde ein grünes […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kemmerer and Its Little Secrets: The Oyster Ridge Music Festival and Fossil Butte

When you’re about to hit the roads of the West, you might Google something like “top travel destinations in Wyoming.” Well, Kemmerer, in Wyoming’s Lincoln County, is home to one especially intriguing top destination – Fossil Butte National Monument. It’s one of the richest paleontological sites (a place in which remains of ancient living organisms […]

Kemmerer, Wyoming: Find the Uncommon

Kemmerer, Wyoming might not be the first place you think about when you think of vacation destinations in Wyoming. But it should be. Far from the summer crowds of Jackson and far from the city lights of Cheyenne, Kemmerer sits nestled in the rolling hills and great blue skies on the western edge of the […]