Nearby Activities

It's Time to Start New Adventures in Buffalo, Wyoming...GOD's Country

Explore nearby places for other activities while staying at the Mountain View Ministry Retreat ... make it a day trip with your family or a stop on the way home.

Crazy Woman Canyon

Only ten minutes from the cabin, Crazy Woman Canyon shows off the best of Wyoming’s wilderness near the treacherous Bozeman Trail. Click here for driving directions.

Drive Big Horn Mountain Scenic Loop

Breathtaking scenic loop you don't want to miss while in Wyoming! Make this a stop on the way home (8 hr drive from the cabin). Click for more information.

Yellowstone National Park

The National Yellowstone Park is only 2.5 hrs from the cabin, making this a perfect day trip for the entire family. Click here to plan your visit to the Yellowstone Park.


Other Places of Interest

There's plenty to do while in Buffalo, Wyoming and we're giving you all options so your stay will be fun-filled. Horseback Riding and ATV Rentals are only 15 minutes from the cabin. There's also a ski resort 20 minutes away! 

Things to do while at the cabin

Here's a short list of things to do while staying at the Mountain View Ministry Retreat cabin.

  • Hiking

  • Explore caves

  • Roast marshmallows on open fire pit (seasonal)

  • Visit our "Stuff To Do" page for additional items

Items you might want to bring with you

Bugs and critters are in abundance in the mountains so best be prepared for uninvited visitors! 

  • Good Footwear

  • Jacket/Coat

  • Bug Repellant

  • Visit our "Stuff To Do" page for additional items

Distance: MVM to Attractions


  1. Meadowlark Lake Resort ..... 20 miles ..... 25 mins
  2. Ten Sleep Fish Hatchery ..... 25 miles ..... 30 mins
  3. Buffalo ..... 33 miles ..... 40 mins
  4. Sheridan ..... 70 miles ..... 1 hr 15 mins
  5. Thermopolis Hot Springs ..... 90 miles ..... 1 hr 45 mins
  6. Cody (Buffalo Bill Cody Museum) ..... 135 miles ..... 2 hrs 30 mins
  7. Yellowstone National Park ..... 140 miles ..... 2 hrs 30 mins
  8. Devils Tower ..... 160 miles ..... 3 hrs
  9. Big Horn Mountain Scenic Loop ..... 250 miles ..... 5 hrs
  10. Jackson Hole ..... 310 miles ..... 5 hrs 30 mins

Environmental Aspects

  • Elevation - 8000 feet
  • Temperature Ranges:
    • Spring Day: 30’s-50’s Night: 20’s-30’s Rain–35%
    • Summer Day: 50’s-80’s Night: 40’s-60’s Rain–25%
    • Fall Day: 30’s-50’s Night: 20’s-30’s
  • Rain: 10% May/Jun
  • Spring snow brings welcomed moisture
  • Jun/Jul: Wildflowers abound
  • Aug/Sept: Warm daytime temperatures, Cool evenings
  • Oct: Aspen leaves turn to yellow and gold
  • Nov: Elk hunting and firewood cutting
  • Dec/Apr: Winter, Winter, Winter
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