Get To Know Campbell County
The Campbell County area is a robust region of northeast Wyoming, boasting an excellent quality of life and strong work ethic. The communities in Campbell County have invested in facilities that are among the best in the nation. Along with outstanding education, from K-12 through college, the region is flush with excellent parks, golf courses, recreational facilities and the state’s premier multi-use facility, CAM-PLEX. Unique restaurants and shops are scattered throughout the community, offering a diverse array of goods and services.
Residents rarely mutter the phrase, “There’s nothing to do!” as there are a variety of events offered throughout the year—from rodeos to fairs to concerts and theatrical productions to hockey games and music festivals. And, if you’re wild about wildlife, nearly 77,000 pronghorn call this region home, along with a multitude of mule deer, turkey, sage grouse and more wild animals.
For a free visitor packet, contact the Campbell County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Gillette Visitor Center
1810 S. Douglas Highway, Suite A
Gillette, WY 82718
Winter Hours (October 3-May 24): Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays.
Summer Hours (May 25): 8 a.m.-7 p.m., seven days a week
Wright Visitor Center
U.S. Highway 387 (next to Panther Pond)
Wright, WY 82732
October 3-31: Open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays.
Winter Hours (November 1-May 24): Closed
Summer Hours start May 25: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. seven days a week, until further notice
Coal Mine Tours - Seasonal Availability
Coal Mine Tours to some of the largest surface coal mines in the world are offered through the Gillette Visitor's Center at 1810 S Douglas Highway Suite A. The tours are approximately 2 hours long and start at 9am or 11am. Tours run in the summer from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The tour is $5.00 per person (cash or check only please). Please contact the Gillette Visitor's center to schedule your tour today. (307) 686-0040.
Durham Buffalo Ranch Tour - Seasonal Availability
This 60,000 acre ranch is home to 2,500 American Bison. Years ago, bison roamed the plains in such vast numbers that early explorers could not count them. By the late 1800s, bison were endangered. However, through the efforts of conservationists and ranches like the Durham Buffalo Ranch, they are no longer endangered. The Ranch offers tours to the public on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to noon. For a family of four (2 adults, 2 children) the cost is $55.00. Otherwise it is $25.00/ Adult, $10.00/kids ages 5-15. Children ages 4 and under are free. Reservations will be made through the Gillette Visitor center (GVC) (307) 686-0040. Participants must provide their own transportation to the Ranch and pay entry fees to Durham Buffalo Ranch upon arrival.
Geis Cattle and Sheep Ranch Tour - Seasonal Availability
Tour one of Campbell County’s oldest working family ranches - the Geis Cattle & Sheep Ranch. The Geis family established the ranch in the early 1900’s and still operates it today. See how the livestock industry in Campbell County has changed - and NOT changed - over the last 100 years. For information about this tour, contact the Gillette Visitor Center at (307) 686-0040.
Well known for its resilient industrial culture, Campbell County is home to abundant oil, gas, uranium and coal reserves providing energy to power vehicles, homes, and businesses across the country.
Behind the hustle and bustle of energy, the region also represents a strong western heritage and is home to large agricultural operations producing beef, lamb, and bison to feed families across America.
The Campbell County Chamber’s more than 600 member companies can provide all of the relocation services you need—from realtors and employment agencies to physicians and neighborhood grocery stores to stylists and movie theaters:
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