Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center
Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open from September 6th to September 30th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday - Wednesday
Beginning October 1st closed for the season
Fort Smith, Montana. Continue through the town of Fort Smith and past the government housing, NPS Headquarters and the Bureau of Reclamation building. Continue up the hill to the parking lot for the Visitor Center
Due to National Security Issues, tours into the dam are no longer available. Access is not allowed on top of the dam.
A variety of films are shown upon request.
-Construction and Workings of the Yellowtail Dam.
-The Unique Geology of Bighorn Canyon
-Robert Yellowtail, Crow Tribal Leader
-Crow Tribe and Famed Leader Chief Plenty Coups
-History of Bighorn River and Bighorn Lake
-Fishing Bighorn Lake.
Books and other items available for sale through the Western National Parks Association.
The visitor center is wheelchair accessible.