Spring is normally windy. Summer can reach into high 90s with thunderstorms beginning in July into August. Fall is cooling off. Last couple of Winters have been dry and with a couple of inches of snow.
The visitor center is located east of the trading post. Interpretive exhibits on Hubbell family, the Long Walk, weaving, and a children's trading post are located inside. Ask for brochures and other informational leaflets. Guided tour tickets for the Hubbell Home are available. An interactive video, and viewing of 1-2 minutes snapshots of different videos that are for sell at the trading post are all available inside.