• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

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August 04, 2014
Parking Lot Work In Lovell
There will micro-sealing at the Lovell visitor center August 7-8.

June 27, 2014
Guided Kayak Program Information
Guided kayak information for this summer.

June 27, 2014
Artists in Residence
The artists in residence will be arriving this summer.

June 20, 2014
No Potable Water at Ok-A-Beh For Now
The potable water system at the Ok-A-Beh Marina is temporarily shut down.

June 07, 2014
Road Work in Park Soon
Road work will start soon in Bighorn Canyon NRA.

April 24, 2014
Bighorn Canyon NRA Preparing for Summer 2014
Bighorn Canyon NRA prepares campgrounds, floating toilets and docks.

March 21, 2014
Campground Hosts Needed
Volunteer campground hosts are needed for the summer of 2014 at Bighorn Canyon NRA.

March 03, 2014
Park Economic Benefit Report
A report about the economic impact of Bighorn Canyon NRA.

February 12, 2014
Fee Free Weekends for 2014
Fee Free Weekends for 2014

November 26, 2013
Superintendents Compendium Public Comments Sought
Bighorn Canyon NRA is soliciting public comment for the Superintendent’s Compendium. The Compendium is reviewed annually each year.

September 19, 2013
Kane Boat Ramp Closed for Improvements
This fall Yellowtail Habitat users will notice a few changes. Three projects will be completed this fall with project funding from the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission through the Federal Aid Sport Fish Restoration Funds.

September 19, 2013
Celebrates National Public Lands Day at Bighorn Canyon
Saturday, September 28, 2013 is National Public Lands Day. It is the country's biggest day of volunteering on public lands all year. It is also entrance fee free at all National Park Service sites, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and US Forest Service.

August 16, 2013
A Call to Action for 2016
The National Park Service is preparing for its 100th anniversary, which takes place in 2016.

Did You Know?

View of Abercrombie from Horseshoe Bend boat ramp

There are over 350 Abandoned Mineral land sites recorded in Bighorn Canyon, and even more are being discovered. These sites are the result of a mining boom, caused by the search for uranium in the production of nuclear weapons during the Cold War. Even with research the names of the companies responsible for the test sites have not been found. More...