Northeast Wyoming

Idyllic and historic, residents here love paying homage to the region's western heritage.

Welcome to Northeast Wyoming

Scenic region characters by the untouched wilderness, national landmarks, polo, and dramatic mountain vistas
Northeast Wyoming is celebrated for its dramatic views of the mountains, vibrant downtown areas, and being the home of the Big Horn Polo Club. The area is home to notable cities like Buffalo, Gillette, Moorcroft, and Sheridan. Sheridan is a gorgeous paradisal city located halfway between Yellowstone National Park and Mount Rushmore. Considered Wyoming's "jewel," Sheridan boasts everything from modern conveniences to old west charm.
Idyllic and historic, residents here love paying homage to the region's western heritage. With breathtaking scenic vistas and serene wide-open spaces, Sheridan is an incredible city brimming with outdoor opportunities, live music, ranches, untouched wilderness, and more. Then there is the historic town of Buffalo, tucked into the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains and Gillette, the gateway to the esteemed Devil's Tower National Monument. Overall, the Northeast region is a remarkable region with unlimited options.

What to Love

  • Dramatic mountain views
  • The Big Horn Polo Club
  • Great dining options 
  • Vibrant downtown
  • Devil’s Tower National Monument
  • Beautiful open wilderness

People & Lifestyle 

The northeast region of Wyoming is known for its cowboy culture and heritage. Outdoorsy folks and nature lovers thrive in this area because of the incredible terrain, including the majestic Big Horn Mountains and the endless wilderness where you can go hiking, camping, hunting, or fishing any time you want. 
If you're into riding horses or polo, there is a flourishing scene for polo matches and rodeos, with many acclaimed championships and events happening throughout the year. The northeast is considered one of the best areas to retire to because of the unyielding natural beauty. It's just a relaxing area, yet there is always something to do or see, and there are many local small towns with charming downtown areas and modern conveniences easily accessible.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Cowboy Cafe in Dubois is a classic American small-town cafe serving traditional dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner since 1993. From delicious homemade apple pie to country-fried steak, Cowboy Cafe has a wide selection of tasty meals, plus cocktails like the house specialty mimosa and Bloody Mary.
In Sheridan, Birch is a noted fine-dining establishment with a Californian flair. The menu is always changing, featuring beautiful and tasty meals in a cool, chic atmosphere. They use only the freshest ingredients in every dish. Make sure to try the shrimp ceviche and lamb osso buco.
Tom Balding Bits & Spurs is a small metalwork manufacturer in Sheridan. They sell bits, spurs, and other handmade riding equipment to be used by professional equestrians and trainers. Also in downtown Sheridan is the boutique gift shop, Crazy Woman Trading Company. This iconic retailer sells a mixture of items such as gifts, home decor, Wyoming-made products, apparel, and more.

Things to Do

Sheridan is home to the Big Horn Equestrian Center, which is where you'll find the Big Horn Polo Club––the oldest polo outfit in the west. Watch polo games every Sunday and practice matches throughout the summer months. Admission is free, and tailgating is always encouraged.
There are great parks to explore in Sheridan, including the Thorne-Rider Park, which features picnic areas, a sledding hill, a basketball park, a baseball field, and more. 

Devil's Tower is a Wyoming landmark ideal for climbing. For more than 20 years, Devil's Tower Climbing has been the area's premier climbing school and guide service, guiding thousands of individuals to the Summit and back down. It's a beautiful, scenic area with a visitor center and guest ranch nearby.

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