• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Public Transportation

North District
There is no public transportation to the North District in Fort Smith, Montana. Several outfitters for fishing on the Bighorn River offer airport pickup and transportation to lodgings close to the river. Others offer shuttle services to ferry anglers back and forth between the different river accesses. For a complete listing of outfitters in the Fort Smith area click here…

South District
Greyhound buses serve Lovell, Wyoming where the Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center is located.
Regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed on Sunday. These times are subject to change. For more information click here…

Did You Know?

Aerial view of Bighorn Canyon

Long before the Bighorn River was tamed by the Yellowtail Dam, the roiling waters through the canyon were feared. During spring snowmelt, the water turned into a raging torrent, a combination of whirlpools, rapids, and eddies. Conversely, the river through the canyon had a reputation for being placid by late summer, when dry heat and lack of rainfall turned it into a sedate stream. More...