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June 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Head to Union Pass for a Geology Road Trip with the Dubois Museum during this Wind River Visitors Council Adventure Trek Series program. Join Dr. Dave Love of New Mexico Tech for a fun road trip to look at rocks and their geologic histories in the area of drainage divides near the top of the continent. Stream headwaters drain in three directions—Wind River to the Gulf of Mexico, Green River to the Gulf of California and Gros Ventre River to the Pacific Ocean. Along the route participants will see some of the oldest rocks in North America, as well as younger rocks from more recent mountain-building episodes. Gold-bearing gravel along the way may provide an opportunity to pan for tiny flakes of gold. The returning loop of the trek provides spectacular panoramic views of the volcanic mountains and Wind River Valley to the north and west.

This trek will have some walking, but will be mostly driving. You will need to arrange your own transportation. Put on your hiking boots, bring a lunch, water, bug spray and bear spray, and anticipate an enjoyable and informative outing. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Reservations are required. $15 per person. Call (307) 455-2284 to reserve a place.


June 27, 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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