Bighorn Canyon has approximately:
Hiking is a great way to experience Bighorn Canyon. These trails offer varying sights and tranquil settings to better explore the natural diversity the park has to offer. Some trails go through historic ranches while others take visitors to scenic vistas. The trail system is a wonderful way to extend your visit and make it truly unique.
A new Trail and Access Plan is currently out for public comment. To learn more click on the following link:
Maps and other information will be available for comments at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/BighornTrailsPlan.
Comments can also be mailed to:
Bighorn Canyon NRA
20 HWY 14 A East
Lovell, WY 82431
Trail Safety and Tips
Enjoy your hike and remember to stop and look around occasionally. Sometimes the best views are behind you.
Did You Know?
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...