• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Things To Know Before You Come

Devil Canyon area
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area has one of the most unique landscapes in the world. It is best to plan ahead to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience.
Bob Croft
 
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area is an amazing contrast of high desert, deep lake and shallow river, mountains and canyons, primitive backcountry and modern technology.

To have the best experience possible, it is best to plan ahead for a visit to Bighorn Canyon. Click on any of the links below for some things you will want to know before your visit to the area.



Did You Know?

Fishing the Bighorn River, photo by Doug Haacke

The 112 mile long Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam is a complex fishery. The upper river supports mainly trout and whitefish, while the lower stretches hold goldeye, walleye, sauger, smallmouth bass, catfish and even pike. More...