Pack It In, Pack It Out, Recycle Policy
In an effort to remove litter from the lake, decrease the cost of trash collection, and decrease bear activity at boat-in only campgrounds, all trash cans located on the lake have been removed. Bighorn Canyon is asking boaters to Pack It In, Pack It Out, and Recycle.
Did you know that much of the trash and litter found on the lake originates from the packaging of food items? Many of those items can be recycled.
Aluminum cans and plastic bottles can be recycled in recycling containers located at:
In addition to Pack it in, Pack it Out, and Recycle, please help us decrease our human footprint on the lake by:
1) always keeping a clean camp;
Did You Know?
Prior to the completion of Yellowtail Dam, the Bighorn River was a muddy, warm water prairie stream. The dam transformed the river into a cold, clear tailwater ideally suited to rainbow and brown trout, and aquatic insects. The Bighorn River now draws visitors and anglers from around the globe. More...