Upton Has Everything You Need for a Fishing & Hunting Adventure

Upton, Wyoming is the perfect basecamp for your Black Hills adventure. Passing through and forgot your supplies? No problem. Local guides and shops have everything you need to spend a day at Keyhole or in the grasslands. Book your stay at the Iron Creek Inn & Suites as the first step in planning your next adventure.

Hunting in Upton

Buy your hunting and fishing license at Joes Food Center, 2 minutes from the Iron Creek Inn & Suites.

white tail deer buckWhere to Hunt Near the Iron Creek Inn & Suites

  • Thunder Basin National Grasslands/Community Pasture: 10 minutes away from hotel
  • Bear Lodge: 30 minutes away from hotel
  • Walk in areas: Coordinates: -104.596 44.095
  • Local Ranchers that have land you can hunt on:
  • 3T Ranch
  • Rankin Ranch - call 307-290-2336 for more information!
  • Kara Creek Ranch- Hunt Pheasants

What You Can Hunt in the Black Hills

WYO Game and Fish Regulations

  • Elk
  • White Tail Deer
  • Mule deer
  • Antelope
  • Pheasant 
  • Coyotes
  • Turkey
  • Prairie Dogs

Trapping in the Black Hills 

You can trap here too! Click for more information.

fishing lure on lake

Fishing in Upton

Fishing Resources

For information on fishing in the Black Hills region, click here.

  • Keyhole state park- 35 minutes from the hotel
  • Osage Pond- 20 minutes from the hotel
  • LAK (no boats)- 40 minutes from the hotel
  • Turner Creek reservoir- 20 minutes from the hotel

Guides & Supplies

There are companies to guide you along your adventure, along with official state guides below. You can also find the supplies you’ll need in Upton along with food for side dishes that make for a perfect evening of dining on your latest catch. You can hunt white tail deer, mule deer, turkeys, prairie dogs, elk, antelope, pheasants and coyotes in the Black Hills region.