• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Places To Go

Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center

Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center, Lovell, Wyoming

NPS

Bighorn Canyon has four visitor centers/visitor contact stations in addition to five scenic campgrounds to choose from.

Whether you are just passing through on scenic Highway 14A, headed to the Bighorn for fishing or auto touring the park road in the South District, our visitor centers page will show you where to learn more about the park!

The campgrounds page will give you all the details on either drive or boat in spots, from the surreal red rocks of Horseshoe Bend to the towering walls of Black Canyon!

Did You Know?

View of Abercrombie from Horseshoe Bend boat ramp

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...