Spectacular Views, Endless Opportunity

The vast, wild landscape of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area offers visitors unparalleled opportunities to immerse themselves in the natural world, and experience the wonders of this extraordinary place. With over 120,000 acres, one can find an astounding diversity in ecosystems, wildlife, and more than 10,000 years of human history to explore.  WATER WILL BE TURNED OFF 9/8 HORSESHOE BEND.


viewing the curve reservoir water

Let's Move Outside

Bighorn Canyon has several activities that combine fitness and outdoor recreation.

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A mule deer looks up from Feeding along the canyon above blue water

Wildlife of Bighorn Canyon

Bighorn Canyon is home for bighorn sheep, mule deer, wild horses, mountain lions, black bears, and many other animals.

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Fishing and Boating draw people to the water

Fishing and Boating at Bighorn Canyon

Boating and fishing are the two most popular forms of recreation in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area.

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