Explore the Great Outdoors While in Gillette, WY
During your stay at the Country Inn & Suites, you can discover a variety of things to do. Catch an exciting live theatrical performance at Cam-Plex, root for race-car drivers at Gillette Thunder Speedway, or treat yourself to the talents of the Powder River Symphony. You can also hit the fairways at Bell Nob Golf Course and Gillette Golf Club. Feeling adventurous? Gather up your hiking gear and head to Devils Tower National Monument or Thunder Basin National Grassland, both about an hour from the hotel.
Outdoorsy Day Trips:
- Black Hills National Forest (140 miles)
Plan a day trip to this national forest for hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing and more. Catch glimpses of wildlife as you explore the canyons and streams throughout the forest.
Phone: +1 (605) 673-9200
- Devils Tower National Monument (61 miles)
Rising almost 900 feet above the Black Hills, Devils Tower draws thousands of visitors annually for its mystifying shape and its status as the country’s first national monument. Take a ranger-led tour for a closer look at this unusual rock that attracts climbers from across the nation.
Phone: +1 (307) 467-5283
- Keyhole State Park (45 miles)
Pack a picnic lunch and head to this state park to watch for birds and other wildlife. The kids will enjoy the on-site playground while you relax by the lake.
Phone: +1 (307) 756-3596
- Thunder Basin National Grassland (60 miles)
Go fishing, hiking or hunting in the gorgeous valley between the Big Horn Mountains and the Black Hills. Keep your camera ready for prairie dogs, pronghorns and foxes.
Phone: +1 (307) 745-2300
Sports and Entertainment:
- Cam-Plex (3 miles)
This multipurpose venue welcomes theater and music performances, sporting events, rodeos and other family-friendly shows for year-round entertainment.
Phone: +1 (307) 682-0552
- Gillette Thunder Speedway (4.9 miles)
Feel the need for speed? You won't want to miss a stop at this clay oval, which hosts a variety of races and auto shows throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (307) 257-9589
- Powder River Symphony (2.7 miles)
For a pleasant evening out that supports local talent, head to the Cam-Plex Heritage Center Theater to hear the Powder River Symphony.
Phone: +1 (307) 257-5105
- CCSD Adventurarium (1.5 miles)
Fun for all ages, this attraction features hands-on exhibits along with displays that let you get up close to insects and reptiles. Be sure to visit the Shadow and Light Room, where you can capture your own shadow!
Phone: +1 (307) 686-3821
- Rockpile Museum (2 miles)
Artifacts and photos tell the story of the Old West and the role that Campbell County played in the development of Wyoming. The kids will love the dress-up area in the museum, and you’ll enjoy the local handmade products in the gift shop.
Phone: +1 (307) 682-5723
- Bell Nob Golf Course (5 miles)
Before tackling the 18-hole course, perfect your swing at the driving range, chipping area and practice putting greens. Later, take a break and try a game of foot-golf, a fun combination of golf and soccer.
Phone: +1 (307) 686-7069
- Gillette Golf Club (0.9 miles)
This gorgeous nine-hole golf course hosts seasonal tournaments and themed game nights. With plenty of water hazards spread across 3,347 yards of fairway, this course is challenging for players of all skill levels.
Phone: +1 (307) 682-4774