• 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?

Fishing the Bighorn River, photo by Doug Haacke

Prior to the completion of Yellowtail Dam, the Bighorn River was a muddy, warm water prairie stream. The dam transformed the river into a cold, clear tailwater ideally suited to rainbow and brown trout, and aquatic insects. The Bighorn River now draws visitors and anglers from around the globe. More...