NAME: Fort Bonneville
COUNTY: Sublette
CLIMATE: Warm in summer. Some snow in winter
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Late Summer or early Fall.
COMMENTS: No residents at Fort Bonneville.Best reached on county road 354 towards Merna, off primary road 191, headed towards Daniel, and Big Piney. The site is located shortly off the exit for 354.
REMAINS: Foundations and debris from the old Fort.
The site of Ft. Bonneville, 1832. Also the site of rendezvous for Smith, Jackson and Sublette’s (The Rocky Mountain Fur Co.) in 1835. Also known as “The Green River rendezvous”. The Fort was mocked and nick-named by other U.S. Forts as Fort Nonsense. Because it was believed that Ft. Bonneville was never officially a United States outpost. Submitted by: Ryan J. Hill