• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Multimedia Presentations

The Geology of Bighorn Canyon is a 12 minute film that gives you an in-depth look at how "The Grandest Canyon in the Northern Rockies" was created. This film was produced in a cooperative effort between the National Park Service and Montana State University.

Click on this link to watch the film at Terra - The Nature of Our World's website

Did You Know?

Bighorn Canyon rock layers as seen from the lake, photo by Sharon Genaux

While the height of the rim of Bighorn Canyon varies dramatically, the entire length of the rim is the same rock layer – the Madison Limestone. More...