Why Weston County

On the western slopes of the Black Hills, Wyoming’s Weston County is filled with wildlife and wide open spaces, and it’s less than an hour’s drive from Mount Rushmore National Memorial. And since Weston County is the most uncrowded part of the Black Hills, you’ll be exploring, relaxing, and unwinding in natural peacefulness.

two women on bikes near woods in Weston County
wagon wheel outside hotel


A place to lay your head

couple eating in restaurant


Get your grub on

man fly fishing in LAK

Things to do in Weston

Weston County may not be uncrowded, but you’ll still find everything you need for a relaxing stay in the Black Hills. Sample locally-raised beef in one of our restaurants, or tap a Wyoming microbrew at a neighborhood bar or saloon. Learn more about the area’s pioneer and Native history at our museums, and then shop for local arts and crafts in historic downtown Newcastle and Upton.

Newcastle Courthouse

Weston Blog

  • Weston County is your Best Bet
    Avoid the construction and congestion of the eastern Black Hills There’s an old saying in Wyoming that each year consists of two seasons – winterand road construction. However, this year, and the next three years, that’s a good thingfor Weston County and the communities of Newcastle and Upton. One of the Black Hills main arteries,… Read more: Weston County is your Best Bet
man hiking in Black Hills

Weston Events

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