Be greeted with tried and true western hospitality and partake of our scenic beauty and abundant wildlife while you visit our country’s national parks and monuments from this natural “Hub,” approximately one hour to Devils Tower, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Flintstones, Mammoth Site, Deadwood and Keyhole Reservoir.
The surrounding area provides a home for Wyoming’s largest congregation of wild turkeys and whitetail deer. A few elk also roam the forest as do mule deer.
Upton residents enjoy rodeo all summer with the highlights being the Wyoming High School Rodeo and the All-Womens Pro Rodeo. Hunters will find this the place to be in the fall with archery, single shot muzzle loaders and several turkey seasons to keep the enthusiast in good practice throughout the year.
Other animals popular to hunt are pronghorn antelope, mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, sage grouse, sharptail grouse, waterfowl and dove. There is also year-round hunting for coyotes, red fox, jack rabbits, prairie dogs as well as other animals classified as predators.