• 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?

Fort Smith Monument, photo by S. Dalby

Fort C.F. Smith, was the most isolated of the posts which guarded the Bozeman Trail. Active from August 1866 to July 1868, it was under constant threat from the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne tribes during Red Cloud’s War. The U.S. government was forced to abandon the fort and trail. Some historians have called this conflict, “the first war the United States ever lost.” More...