• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Three Mile Access Trail

At the west end of the Three Mile Parking Area, near the pit toilet, follow the gravel path along the Bighorn River. The gravel ends at a two track road. Travel along the road for a short distance to a well trodden foot path that skirts the field back to the river.

The trail ends in a grove of cottonwoods with giant downed logs perfect for watching the graceful casting of the fly fishermen that come from all over to enjoy the world class fishery supported by the Bighorn River. It is also a tranquil setting to watch the ducks floating by or just listen to the sounds of nature

 

Did You Know?

Drift boat on the Bighorn River

The first 13 miles of the Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam is the most fished area in the state of Montana, often attracting over 100,000 anglers each year. Surveys show that 75 percent of summer anglers are from out of state. More...