Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center Hours To Change For Winter
The Cal Taggart Visitor Center at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area will be changing to winter hours effective December 5, 2010.
From December 5, 2010 – March 26, 2011, the visitor center will be open five days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday – Monday. The visitor center will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The visitor center will also be closed on federal holidays during this time to include Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day and President's Day.
On March 27, 2011, the visitor center will again be open seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m; until May 22, 2011 when the summer season will extend visitor center hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week.
When the visitor center is open, park interpreters will be available to assist visitors by supplying information, answering questions and making available audio-visual presentations. The Western National Parks Association (WNPA) bookstore will also be open and selling park books and educational materials.
For additional information, you may contact Chris Wilkinson, Chief of Interpretation, at 406-666-2351.
Did You Know?
The bighorn sheep disappeared from the area in the 1800s. In the 1970s, Montana and Wyoming state game agencies translocated sheep into nearby areas. Descendants of these sheep moved into the range along Bighorn Canyon and today the estimated population is 150 to 200. More...