Wardell Buffalo Trap

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Wardell Buffalo Trap
Nearest city Big Piney, Wyoming
NRHP Reference # 71000892
Added to NRHP August 12, 1971[1]

The Wardell Buffalo Trap in Sublette County, Wyoming is a small box canyon used by Native Americans for 500 years during the Late Prehistoric Period. Nearly 55 feet (17 m) of bison bones were found at the site. A campsite and butchering area is located nearby, and evidence has been found for a fence at the entrance to the canyon.[2]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Wardell Buffalo Trap". Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2009-08-04. [dead link]

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