Up the nearest hill are stunning visions of mountain ranges, badlands, and sloping fields beckoning for a quiet hike, a thrilling dirt bike ride, a long drive, or maybe even a bear encounter. Words can't express how I feel about these beautiful views, so I will simply allow the vistas of Dubois to speak for themselves...
Besides epic panoramas, Dubois also has plenty of local stops for the sightseers who fill up the many guest ranches and campgrounds in and around town. The National Bighorn Sheep Center overflows with information on these stoic creatures, which you will find roaming near town or spot high up on the cliffs, if you look intently enough. Signage, paintings, photography, and hands-on exhibits educate visitors on these hearty animals.
Meanwhile, for a shot of quirky flavor, one of the gas stations boasts, "World's Largest Jackalope Exhibit". Families stop to take pictures with the giant antlered rabbit statue out front, while inside, every nook and cranny is stuffed with jackalope memorabilia, art, and souvenirs.
To top it off, they have an entire wall mural in the back, declaring what we all surely know to be true: Jackalopes Are Real!
Our new town is certainly unique, in both its awe-inspiring beauty and its cute sense of humor. Tourists can't seem to get enough of either one, and neither can we.
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