Buffalo, Wyoming

Life in Buffalo, Wyoming, explained by people who’ve lived in Buffalo:

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Buffalo Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Buffalo?

  • Small town, could walk to the park, downtown and stores and great walking trails. (Sarah, 2 years)
  • Size of the town. (Sarah, 5 years)
  • Small town feeling. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • Wyoming people are real. (Kristina, 14 years)
  • The beautiful country. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • Quiet, laid-back. (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Buffalo?

  • The weather and people weren’t very friendly. (Sarah, 2 years)
  • Competitive grocery pricing. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • Nothing to do. (Kristina, 14 years)
  • The corruption in law enforcement, court system, First Northern Bank and very egotistical and clickish ranching community. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • People trying to make it a tourist destination. (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Buffalo?

  • Going to the parks, lickety split and the parades. (Sarah, 2 years)
  • Outdoor activities, community events. (Sarah, 5 years)
  • Anything outdoors, hunting, fishing, shooting, everything snow. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • Outdoorsy things. (Kristina, 14 years)
  • Go to Lake DeSmet. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • Enjoy outdoors. (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo’s Reputation

What’s Buffalo known for?

  • Longmire days. (Sarah, 2 years)
  • Outdoor sports. (Sarah, 5 years)
  • History, small town, Bighorn Mountains. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • Beauty. (Kristina, 14 years)
  • Snobbish ranching community. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • Cozy “small” town. (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo Crime

What’s the crime like in Buffalo? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Mostly just drugs and sex offenders. (Sarah, 2 years)
  • Little to none. (Sarah, 5 years)
  • Low to none. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • Low. (Kristina, 14 years)
  • The worst crime is the law enforcement corruption. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • Just look in the parking lot of a bar in town! Way too many cops making revenue on only one thing! (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo Advice

Any advice for people moving to Buffalo?

  • Don’t count on making a bunch of friends and the weather is brutal so be prepared. It’s a beautiful area, explore the big horns. (Sarah, 2 years)
  • Get to know your neighbors. (Sarah, 5 years)
  • Don’t tell anyone else. It’s a secret. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • Wyoming is boom and bust. If you don’t prepare for the bust, the boom won’t matter. (Kristina, 14 years)
  • Enjoy the outdoor recreation and don’t let landowners bully you off all the public lands. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • Keep driving. (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Buffalo (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Going swimming in the world’s largest free, outdoor pool. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • I raised my daughters there. Lost everything in a divorce there. You can read about the corruption on the Little H’s Foundation Facebook page. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • Simply enjoying a small quiet town. (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo’s Future

How do you think Buffalo will change over the next 10 years?

  • With Longmire ending it’ll probably be effected financially with less tourism income. (Sarah, 2 years)
  • Grow, more jobs, economy. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • It won’t. It hasn’t. (Kristina, 14 years)
  • I think the population will increase slightly and hopefully someone that has no community ties will come in as a unbiased law enforcement and political position and clean it up. (Dennis, 16 years)
  • For the worse! Too many transplanted greeny politicians and growth mongers. (Anonymous, 30 years)

Buffalo Facts

Any other interesting facts about Buffalo?

  • Lots of historical sites and information in Buffalo and the surrounding areas. (Joseph, 7 years)
  • Buffalo is really blessed to have Jim Seeman for a game warden. (Dennis, 16 years)