Oregon Buttes, Red Desert – Works of Wyoming Gift n Gallery

Oregon Buttes, Red Desert

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Oregon Buttes, Red Desert

Jason Sondgeroth, Artist


Red Desert, Wyoming

Oregon Buttes Sunset

12" X 8"

Cardstock for support

Clear, plastic sleeve for protection

Oregon Buttes: Wyoming’s northern red desert for the California,
Oregon and Mormon Pioneer Trails and Pony Express

The pitted sandstone outcrops along the rim, along with twisted juniper trees
and dense sagebrush, attract mule deer and resident desert elk

On the National Historic Trails Crossing, The Oregon Buttes were an important landmark
along the Oregon, California, and Mormon emigrant trails. Once travelers heading west crossed nearby South Pass, they entered Oregon Territory, earning these iconic buttes their name