• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Beaver Pond Nature Trail

Begin hiking at the west end of the sidewalk at the Afterbay Contact Station. Travel across the yucca flats to the ridge above Lime Kiln Creek. Below the creek is littered with gnawed trees and other building materials. This is one construction sight you will want to take a closer look at.

The trail begins to wind down the steep hill side to the bottom where you can sit among the beaver ponds and marvel at their ingenuity.

Did You Know?

Bad Pass Trail marked by rock cairns, photo by S. Morstad

The 10,000 year old Bad Pass Trail, marked by rock cairns, was used by American Indians as a trade/travel route, then by mountain men, early settlers, and today by Bighorn Canyon visitors. More...