Reaching 75 feet across the road, the 15-ton sculpture is the largest of its kind. Tourists passing through Wyoming’s Star Valley love to stop in Afton to see this unique work of art, but there’s more to Afton, Wyoming than the world’s largest arch made of elk antlers.
Located in the heart of the Star Valley along the state’s western border, Afton is the region’s largest city with 2,000 people, one thousand less than the number of antlers in its archway above downtown. But its archway is more than just an iconic entrance point to downtown—it’s a symbol of Afton’s deep country roots and dedication to the great outdoors.
Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Afton, Wyoming to experience trout fishing along the banks of Swift Creek or exploring miles of winding, wooded trails that carve through the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
And while you’re in Afton, don’t miss the Intermittent Spring just east of town. During the summer and early fall, Intermittent Spring becomes one of only three periodic springs on the planet. Tourists love catching the water that flows for 18 minutes before mysteriously stopping for another 18 minutes.
Visiting during the winter? Don’t worry—the region is still full of wonder. Hop on a sled and head out to explore Star Valley’s snowmobile trails. Whether you’re looking for groomed runs or paths that reach into high country bowls and stunning mountain vistas, you’ll find what you’re looking for here.
When you fly to a jet charter airport in Afton, Wyoming, you’ll arrive at the Afton Municipal Airport.