Buffalo are vital to the well-being of Indigenous people and the land itself. Learn More


Learn, visit and celebrate with us.

There’s nothing like seeing Buffalo in person roaming the landscape once again, on land that was home to them for thousands of years. Plan a visit to make connections with the buffalo, and learn about the effort to restore relationships between the animal, people, and land.

Field Trips

Studying Buffalo is one thing…seeing is another. We invite school groups to plan guided field trips to view the Buffalo, discuss their habitat and history, and participate in activities.

Please contact us below to plan your visit.

Tours and cultural activities may be based on age group, school curriculum, seasonal wildlife behaviors, harvested tools, and more. We are typically booked out a month in advance. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings are best between 9 am – 12 pm.

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Stay up to date on events in Wind River related to the Initiative and our local conservation Buffalo herd. If you have questions about planning your own event, please contact us at 307-231-4299 or contact us.

Getting Here

Once you’ve arranged a field trip or visit, use this map to our headquarters on the Wind River Indian Reservation. If you have questions about directions, please call Jason Baldes at 307-231-4299.

10929 Hwy 26
Kinnear, WY 82516
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Our headquarters are located at an unincorporated town called Morton, roughly 6 miles west of Kinnear, WY. We’re located behind a small white episcopal church, Holy Nativity — look for parking signs. There is room for buses to park and turn around.

Field Trips

Visiting Expectations

  • Authorized and permitted access only.
  • Everything is protected: do not remove anything from the area.
  • Do not disturb animals, plants, or any other natural feature.
  • Hunting and trapping are strictly prohibited.
  • Please do not litter – pack out what you pack in.
  • Property under ecological and biological study. Please do not disturb area.

With your cooperation, these regulations will protect and preserve this unique landscape. Thank you and enjoy your visit.

Release Form

Each person who wishes to visit the Wind River Tribal Buffalo Initiative must sign a Release Form. Please check back, they will be available soon.