Operating Hours & Seasons

Rainy, fall day at the entrance of the Cal S. Taggart Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center

Cal S. Taggart Bighorn Canyon Visitor Center
Lovell, Wyoming

Winter Hours (Labor Day to Memorial Day): 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day): 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The visitor center is closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Movies that are played on request

  • The Land of the Bighorn
  • The Geology of Bighorn Canyon
  • Medicine Wheel
  • South Bighorn Lake
  • Mustangs on the Mountain
There are picnic tables in front of the visitor center, bookstore, and several exhibits inside the visitor center including historic ranches exhibit.

Call: 307-548-5406

 
Summer day at the Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center

Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center
Fort Smith, Montana

Open Memorial Day to Labor Day: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Movies that are played on request

  • The Land of the Bighorn
  • The Geology of Bighorn Canyon

Exhibits, bookstore and restrooms available inside visitor center.

Call: 406-666-3218

 
Breezy, summer day at the Crooked Creek Contact Station with the Pryor Mountains in the background

Crooked Creek Contact Station
(Near Horseshoe Bend turnoff, South District)

Hours vary depending upon staffing

Call: 307-548-7326

 
Winter scene at Afterbay Contact Station

Afterbay Contact Station
(Fort Smith, Montana, North District)

Hours vary depending upon staffing

Movies that are played on request

  • The Land of the Bighorn
  • The Geology of Bighorn Canyon

Call: 406-666-2352

Last updated: February 5, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Headquarters Office
PO Box 7458

Fort Smith, MT 59035

Phone:

(307) 548-5406

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