• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

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April 18, 2014
Fee Free Weekend April 19-20
Fee free weekend April 19-20 for National Parks Week.

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.

July 02, 2013
JULY PROGRAMS AT BIGHORN CANYON
Rangers at Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area have a variety of campground programs planned for the month of July on both the North End of the park and the South End of the park. There is a program for everyone this month. All campground programs start at 8 p.m. The Speaker Series program starts at 7 p.m.

July 02, 2013
Visitor Center Landscape to become Environmentally-friendly
Bighorn Canyon NRA’s Cal S. Taggart Visitor Center in Lovell, Wyoming, will begin a landscape transformation process from its expansive lawns to more environmentally-friendly native plant beds with limited lawn areas.

July 02, 2013
Bighorn Canyon Annual Pass Photo Contest
For the first time Bighorn Canyon is holding a photo contest looking for a dynamic new photo for the 2014 Bighorn Canyon Annual pass.

May 10, 2013
LOVELL FFA WORKS WITH BIGHORN CANYON STAFF WITH REVEGITATION PROJECT
On May 9th, a group of 18 FFA students from Lovell High School worked with Bighorn Canyon staff to reclaim a short segment of an abandoned road that was used as an access road for construction of the power line in 1956 and 1966 with in the National Recreation Area.

May 09, 2013
BIGHORN CANYON RECEIVES 2013 ACTIVE TRAILS GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL PARK FOUNDATION
Bighorn Canyon is one of 22 national parks across the country selected to receive a 2013 Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks.

Did You Know?

Crow Tipi Village, photo by A. Wolf

The Crow Reservation was established by the Treaty of 1851. Today the reservation encompasses approximately 2.2 million acres, largest in the state of Montana. This is 2 1/2 times the acreage of the state of Rhode Island. More...