Operating Hours & Seasons
The visitor center will be closed on the following federal holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
The visitor center has four movies: The Land of the Bighorn, Mustangs on the Mountain, The Geology of Bighorn Canyon and Medicine Wheel that are played on request. There are picnic tables in front of the visitor center, and several exhibits inside the visitor center. Our historic ranches exhibit is the newest.
Afterbay Contact Station - Fort Smith, Montana
Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center, Fort Smith, Montana
Crooked Creek Contact Station (near Horseshoe Bend turnoff)
Did You Know?
The first 13 miles of the Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam is the most fished area in the state of Montana, often attracting over 100,000 anglers each year. Surveys show that 75 percent of summer anglers are from out of state. More...