Pahaska Tepee Area Maps

Wyoming's license plates feature a man on a bucking bronco. The Horse on the Wyoming license plate has a name, "Old Steamboat". It is named after a bronc that could not be ridden back in the late 19th century. The first Dude Ranch in Wyoming was the Eaton Ranch, near Wolf. The Eaton's also came up with the term "dude".
Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote.
Yellowstone is the first official National Park (1872)
Devils Tower was designated as the first National Monument (1906)
The largest coal mine in the USA is Black Thunder located near Wright.
Wyoming leads the country in coal production in 1994 with 3 million tons/week. Wyoming has the lowest population of all 50 United States.

Established 01 March 1872, by an act of the U.S. Congress and signed by President Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States and Grant Village was named in his honor.

• Square miles - 3,472 / 8,992 square km
• Acres - 2,219,790.71 / 898,321.11 hectares
• Highest point: 11,358 feet / 3462 meters - Eagle Peak
• Lowest point: 5,282 feet / 1610 meters - Reese Creek
• Thermal features: 10,000 (approximately)
• Active geysers: 200 - 250 (approximately)
• One of the world's largest calderas, 28 mi x 47 mi / 45 km x 75 km
• Tallest waterfall: 308 feet (94 m) - Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River

The Largest concentration of free-roaming wildlife in the lower 48 states.

Cody was named for William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody. Many tourists come to the area because of his Wild West Show's depictions of the "old west".

"The Colonel and several friends came to the area to purchase land & develop a community. At the insistence of Colonel Cody's fellow developers, the site was named Cody in 1895. Streets were laid out and named for General Phil Sheridan and the originators of the community.By 1902 incorporation of the town was Colonel Cody's opening for the famous Irma Hotel in the Rockies, named after his youngest daughter."


As its Indian name implies, The Wapiti Valley is home for the wapiti, or elk as well as the grizzly bear, bighorn sheep, moose, deer, and other wildlife. A sharp eye might spot these animals feeding along the banks of streams, on grassy bench lands, and on brushy slopes. The Wapiti Valley is home to fourteen beautiful, historic lodges offering full-service accommodations, nightly or monthly. Any of these lodges may be used as home-base while touring all of Cody Country and enjoying Cody's many fine attractions.

Wapiti Ranger Station Built in 1903, this was the first forest ranger station erected at Federal expense. It is situated within the first national forest reserve (Shoshone National Forest), which was established by President Benjamin Harrison in 1891.

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