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    SUNDANCE, WYOMING Nestled between Devils Tower & Mount Rushmore in the heart of the Black Hills, Sundance is the perfect destination!
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    AREA ATTRACTIONS Located in the northeast corner of Wyoming, Sundance is situated along the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountain range in the heart of the Wyoming Black Hills.
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Welcome to the Sundance Area

Unmatched Beauty & Recreation

Sundance Chamber WyomingIf you are looking for a unique piece of America you'll find it in Sundance, Wyoming. Unparalleled scenery, adventure and history abound. Spend a few hours walking in the footsteps of the Sundance Kid (this is where he got the name) or a few days discovering breathtaking monuments and natural beauty. Nestled between Devils Tower and Mount Rushmore in the heart of the Black Hills, Sundance is the perfect destination for the traveler who wants to see it all.

Serving as the county seat for Crook County, Sundance provides a supportive economic climate and a community that offers unmatched beauty and recreation.

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Licensed Sundance Products & Gear are available at Country Cottage, Crook County Museum, Fresh Start, Rapid Stop, Rodeway Inn, Sundance Hardware, Sundance Travel Center, Rapid Stop Conoco and Vilas Pharmacy.

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Chamber Officers

Meet the Chamber Officers & CONTRACT STAFF

2017 Term

The Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce is a driving force for building a strong economy. Please contact your current Chamber of Commerce officers with any questions and to see how you can be more involved. We are pleased to have such a fine Board of Directors and are excited about the progress and new direction of our organization!

  • President: Steve Lenz, Small Business Remarkable
  • Vice President: Dan Fairbanks, Bearlodge Mountain Resort
  • Treasurer: Jim Durfee, Sundance State Bank
  • Secretary: Dorothy Greenwood

Officer Biographies

steve lenzSteve Lenz, President

Steve is currently consulting as Business Development Manager for several businesses in Sundance.  He volunteers in Community Development for the City of Sundance and the Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce. In his most notable recent successes, Steve has orchestrated the Sundance Winter Festivals and Sundance Beer Festivals which have brought in thousands of folks to the Sundance community. Steve has developed a monthly, reoccurring Festival Initiative Plan which brings one major event each month to the downtown area in Sundance.  
He and his wife Kathy have owned, operated and started businesses for over 25 years in Sundance including Black Iron Guns & Ammo, Off the Grid Sports, Sundance Dillon's Hardware, Mountain View Campground, Country Cottage & Yogurt Garden, Sundance Subway, and a food truck called Chuckwagon Concession Co. Of the over 180 people employed by this prolific entrepreneur and his family; approximately 150 high school kids experienced their “first job” in one or more of these numerous businesses.
Steve has been married 31 years to his wife, Kathy. They have three children and six grandchildren, all of who work and reside in the Sundance area.

   

dan fairbanksDan Fairbanks, Vice President

Dan serves as Vice President of the Sundance Area Chamber of Commerce, as well as Chairman of the Tourism Committee. He is also active on the Board of Directors of the Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Association. Highly committed to increasing exposure of Sundance, he has been instrumental in obtaining grant funding and securing promotional opportunities. He has also portrayed Sheriff Ryan in Sundance’s popular “Sip N Walk Historical Tour”.

Dan and his wife Sharon built Bearlodge Mountain Resort four years ago on 94 beautiful, secluded acres within Sundance.

Having been married 6 years, they share 5 children, 3 grandchildren and one lively dog. 


jim durfeeJim Durfee, Treasurer

Jim Durfee is a native of Sundance, graduating from Sundance High School in 1976 and then from the University of Wyoming in 1980 with a BS in Finance. Jim has been an institution at the Sundance State Bank for thirty-six years and he has been the President since 1987. Few are the residents of Northeast Wyoming who haven’t benefited from Jim’s leadership role at the Sundance State Bank.  He also served as President and Director of the Wyoming Bankers Association.

Jim is very dedicated to Sundance and Crook County; as evidenced by his four decades of leading, serving and volunteering in many organizations and events.   

Jim is married to Kim; they have two boys, three grandkids, three step grandkids and two step great grand kids.  


dorothy greenwoodDorothy Greenwood, Secretary

Dorothy was born and raised in Crook County and is a Sundance High School alumni. She performed as a comedian for many years, as well as owning several small businesses.

Dorothy and her husband Barry Floyd are retired and spent 8 years full time RVing before returning to live in Sundance.

 

She serves on the Crook County Museum Board and was instrumental in creating the Sip and Walk Living History tours. Dorothy and Barry share 5 sons and raft of grandchildren. 


Contract Staff Biography

jamie jessenJamie Jessen, Administrative & Communications Support

Jamie is originally from South Dakota and moved to Sundance 2 years ago after getting married. She loves the beautiful area and can’t imagine calling any other place home. 

She has worked with people and businesses for the last 10+ years, including 6 years as a full time graphic designer and 4+ years in the tourism industry. Jamie has degrees in both Graphic Design and Photography from Black Hills State University and took a few marketing classes that she really enjoyed! Jamie looks forward to helping the Chamber and its members grow, as well as building relationships with the businesses in the community. She has a passion for people, design, photography and most recently gardening. 

Jamie has been married to her husband Alex for 2 years and they have a beautiful baby girl, as well as 2 loving labs and a horse. 

Our Community

Our Community - Sundance at a Glance

 

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Annual Christmas Celebration & LIghted Parade - Friday, December 2, 2016!

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The Annual Winterfest, held each February is fantastic winter fun for the whole family!! 2017 event is two days -- Feb. 18-19! 

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If you are looking for that unique little piece of America you'll surely find it in Sundance. Unparalleled scenery, adventure and history abound. Spend a few hours walking in the footsteps of the Sundance Kid (this is where he got the name) or a few days discovering breathtaking monuments and natural beauty. Nestled between Devils Tower and Mount Rushmore in the heart of the Black Hills, Sundance is the perfect destination for the traveler who wants to see it all.

If it's business you desire, be sure to give Sundance a long look. Serving as the county seat for Crook County, Sundance provides a supportive economic climate and a community that offers unmatched beauty and recreation.

Travel Sundance Wyoming


AMAZING RecreatION in the Wyoming Black Hills!

Take the word "boredom" out of your dictionary. You'll find that the Sundance area offers a world of adventure within arms length. Take a walk around Devils Tower, play a round of golf and wet a trout fly while still leaving time to take in a fine meal.

If it's a wilder adventure you desire you're in luck as well. Spend a day plowing through mother nature's finest powder snow high up in the Bearlodge Mountains or skip across the warm water on a ski or a tube at Keyhole Reservior under the warm summer sun.

Whatever your interests, you'll find what you are looking for in the Sundance area.

Crook County & Northeast Wyoming Resource Guide

Recreation in Sundance Wyoming

Popular Activities

Nearly 100 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Sundance has excellent wildlife watching and hunting opportunities for elk, deer, antelope, turkey and more. Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial and the South Dakota Black Hills are within an easy day trip while Yellowstone National Park lies a short day's trip from Sundance and that's just the beginning...

  • Devils Tower Exploring & Climbing - Take in America's first National Monument by lesiurely taking a stroll around one of the park's paved trails or make one of the most popular crack climbs in the world. Just 27 miles west of Sundance, Devils Tower is don't miss opportunity.

  • Fishing - Looking for blue ribbon trout streams or some good walleye fishing? Look no further than right here. Sand Creek, just 17 miles east of Sundance continues to provide premier fishing opportunities for rainbow and brown trout while walleye, northern pike, bass and crappie abound just 15 miles to the west of Sundance in Keyhole Reservoir. Cook Lake, just to the north of Sundance offeres a serene setting with excellant trout fishing for all ages.

  • Hiking & Biking - The Bearlodge Ranger District of the Black Hills National Forest boasts miles and miles of uncrowded trails with breathtaking views for the hiker, mountain biker or horseback rider. The Sundance trailhead are located within 1 mile of Sundance.

  • Golf - If it's world class golf you pine for, you'll find it here as well. The Sundance Country Club offers a beautiful 9 hole course that's sure to offer an excellent afternoon. The Golf Club at Devils Tower, located in Hulett just 42 miles from Sundance and 8 miles from the monument, is a premiere 18-hole course designed in the footprint of the Tower with breathtaking views in all directions. The Pine Haven Country Club offers a beautiful 9 hole course overlooking beautiful Keyhole Reservoir just 23 miles west of Sundance.

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The Sundance Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that we are now offering banners on our web site. Web Site banners are available to Sundance Chamber of Commerce Members only. Banners can link to your web site, social media or chamber directory listing. They are available in 3-12 month prepaid contracts. Receive a 5% discount with a 9-12 month commitment. Rotation of up to 3 advertisers per banner location. Banner creation is not included in pricing. Contact the Sundance Chamber of Commerce at 307-283-1000 to reserve your spot.