Stargazing in Dubois

Outta This World!

By: Layne Allison

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While staying in the secluded, small western town of Dubois, Wyoming my family and I made our way around looking for the best spot to sit and stare at the billions of stars overhead. We found ourselves heading up a ridge to the top where we sat and stared for hours upon hours. 

After a while, towards the north the Aurora Borealis made an appearance, which was a site i would never forget. Not only was it a clear night, and the milky way was clear as could be, having the Northern Lights thrown into the mix was magnificent! 

I will never forget standing there, next to an old horse chariot racing press box witnessing the milky way AND one of natures most bizarre phenomenon's photobombing each pictures. I tell anyone looking for a small town feel with many of local activities along with nature at its finest to stay in Dubois, Wyoming.  

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph.