• 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?

Yellowtail dam and power plant, photo by K. Schwab

The power plant at the base of the Yellowtail Dam in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area has the capacity to produce 250,000 kilowatts of hydroelectricity. The United States gets 5.7% of its total electricity needs from hydroelectric sources. More...