|Location: US-20, 34 miles S of Worland, WY|
|GPS: 43d 38m 46.7s -108d 12m 43.0s|
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A rancher monument in the downtown area of Thermopolis underscores the important relationship between the land and the people of this area. Note the associated display of livestock brands from area ranches.
Those anxious to view the ranges mentioned in Proulx’s “Catalogue Aria” of mountains visited by Ennis and Jack  can catch a glimpse of the Owl Creek Mountains by going 0.9 mile west from Thermopolis on WY-120. The Owl Creeks are on the left (south) side. (Reference: 43d 38m 45s, -108d 13m 47s)
 “Years on years they worked their way through the high meadows and mountain drainages, horse-packing into the Big Horns, Medicine Bows, south end of the Gallatins, Absarokas, Granites, Owl Creeks, the Bridger-Teton Range, the Freezeouts and the Shirleys, Ferrises and the Rattlesnakes, Salt River Range, into the Wind Rivers over and again, the Sierra Madres, Gros Ventres, the Washakies, Laramies, but never returning to Brokeback.” Brokeback Mountain - Story to Screenplay by Annie Proulx, Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana (Scribner) ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-9416-4, page 17.
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Revised 26 November 2010