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The Vore Buffalo Jump
The Vore Buffalo Jump
Vore Buffalo Jump
The Vore Buffalo Jump
The Vore Buffalo Jump
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The Vore Buffalo Jump
The Vore Buffalo Jump

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The Vore Buffalo Jump, one of North America's most important and spectacular Plains Indian archeological sites, is a stone's throw from I-90 in northeast Wyoming. See the excavation and learn the history, science and culture of North American Plains Indians. Over 20 layers of artifacts and bone have been discovered, dating back to 1500-1800 AD.

Archaeologists estimate that at least 4,000 bison were killed in this trap.

Vore Buffalo Jump Bone Bed Dig

Directions

The Vore Site is located adjacent to I-90 between Spearfish, SD and Sundance, WY:

West-bound visitors: Visitors coming from the east should take I-90 Exit 205, one mile west of the Wyoming-South Dakota border. Proceed west on the access road (formerly US Hwy 14) through the community of Beulah about 3 miles. The Vore Site parking area is on the left (south) just past a small hill.

East-bound visitors: Visitors approaching from the west on I-90 may access the Vore Buffalo Jump by taking I-90 Exit 199. Turn left (north) and pass under the interstate, then turn right (east) on the access road (formerly US Hwy 14). The Vore Site parking area is about 3 miles east on the right (south) of the access road.