Current Launch Ramp and Road Conditions
Boat Launch Conditions
Update: Monday September 28, 2014 8:00 AM
as of last update, subject to change without notice
Updated July 22, 2014 at 4:00 PM
The week of July 21st, the crews will be crack sealing on the Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center Parking lot. The parking lot will be closed to traffic from 7 am on July 22 to 6 pm on July 23. It will open again for traffic on July 24.
The week of July 28th, the crews will be back in the North District micro sealing the parking lots. On July 28th, the Fort Smith airstrip will be closed as crews complete micro sealing in that location. The crew will move to the to the Afterbay Ranger Station and the Ball field on July 29th, to the BOR parking and NPS maintenance parking areas on July 30th and 31st. All areas will be closed as micro sealing occurs.
Did You Know?
There are over 350 Abandoned Mineral land sites recorded in Bighorn Canyon, and even more are being discovered. These sites are the result of a mining boom, caused by the search for uranium in the production of nuclear weapons during the Cold War. Even with research the names of the companies responsible for the test sites have not been found. More...