December 22, 2017

You love the Wind River Mountains, and you were excited about the total solar eclipse. You enjoy learning about Native American culture as much as taking in the views of Wyoming’s Wind River Country. Looks like we have a lot in common! Thanks for the follows, the shares, the reads, and the love!Top 9 photos from Wind River Country Instagram accountAbout half of our top Instagram images were snaps that you took! Thank you so much for tagging us and sharing your adventures! Remember, tag us or use #windrivercountry to bring us along on your travels and for the chance to see your photo on our feed.

Top Posts from the “Notes from the Field” Blog

Quirky Places to See the Eclipse
Some of Wind River Country’s more unique total solar eclipse viewing locations and experiences for the adventurous.

My 6 Favorite Wind River Country Hikes
Hiking plays a part in just about everything Shelli Johnson does. Her family spends most weekends in the summer and fall hiking the local trails. So it made sense for you to look to her post for recommendations on day hikes in Wind River Country.

How to Enjoy the Eclipse from the Wind River Indian Reservation
The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho identified locations in which they invited people to park and camp, and they created a special eclipse permitting process. We all appreciate you respecting their land on the very special date of Aug. 21, 2017.

11 Reasons Not to Visit Wind River Country
There won’t be another total solar eclipse here for 176 years. I’ll be headed to Antarctica in 2021, thank you very much.
Looking for more reasons to throw shade? We have them.

10 Stops You Must Make Between Yellowstone and I-80
Headed south from Yellowstone toward I-80? It’s too far to go without stretching your legs, so you might as well stop at places that will stretch your Yellowstone vacation into a little something more. Go beyond Yellowstone!

Top Posts on Facebook

So you like Sinks Canyon, Native American culture, and movie stars, huh?

Facebook post about the reintroduction of bison on the Wind River Indian ReservationFacebook post about the Sinks of Popo Agie RiverFacebook post about Shoshone Indian Days PowwowFacebook post about Zahn McClarnon in LanderFacebook post about Sinks Canyon

We can’t wait to share your stories and ours—lessons and loves—in 2018. Here’s to a very happy New Year!

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