• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Nearby Attractions

National Park Service Areas

Yellowstone National Park (100 miles)

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (150 miles)

Devils Tower National Monument (270 miles)

Other Attractions

Bighorn National Forest - Medicine Wheel, 307-548-6541 (35miles)
Bureau of Land Management - Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range
Buffalo Bill Museum & Historical Center- Cody, Wyoming, 307-587-4771 (50 miles)
Hot Springs State Park - Thermopolis, Wyoming, 307-864-2176 (100 miles)
The Wyoming Dinosaur Center - Thermopolis, Wyoming, 307-864-2997 (100 miles)

Area Information
Lovell Chamber of Commerce
Hardin Chamber of Commerce

Friends Groups
Friends of Bighorn Lake: www.bighornlake.com

State Wildlife Management
Wyoming Game and Fish

Montana Fish, Wildllife, and Parks

Did You Know?

Young bighorn ram, photo by T. Ennis

The bighorn sheep disappeared from the area in the 1800s. In the 1970s, Montana and Wyoming state game agencies translocated sheep into nearby areas. Descendants of these sheep moved into the range along Bighorn Canyon and today the estimated population is 150 to 200. More...