• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Traffic And Travel Tips

Traffic_&_Travel_Tips

Park roads are winding and shoulders are narrow. The maximum speed limit is 35 mph in most areas. Allow plenty of travel time during your visit.

Winter Driving at Bighorn Canyon
In the park, practice safe winter driving :

  • Reduce your speed
  • Keep your headlights on for visibility
  • Allow extra distance between vehicles
  • Stay well back when following plows
  • Use low gears, especially when driving downhill
  • Never stop or park in a traffic lane.

Did You Know?

Robert and Dorothy Yellowtail traditionally dressed in the land of the Bighorn

Robert Yellowtail served as the superintendent of the Crow Indian Reservation and was later elected tribal council chairman. Under his leadership, the culture and economy of the Crow people was revived. Although, he opposed the construction of the dam on the Bighorn River, it is named in his honor. More...