How Much Time Do You Have - North End

North End - Fort Smith, Montana

One Hour: There are two short drives from Fort Smith. One will take you to the Yellowtail Dam Visitor Center where you will learn the history of the Dam. The second will take you to Ok-A-Beh on the backside of Yellowtail Dam.

Two Hours: A short walk along the Beaver Pond Natural trail and the historic Headgate trail are a great addition to the short drives. Both trails offer wildlife watching opportunities.

Half-day: In a half of a day you could try your hand at fly fishing along the Bighorn River or explore the 3 Mile Access trail.

One or more days: A boat ride on the lake from one end to the other is a great way to spend a day or contact a local fishing guide for a float and fishing trip on the river. The Little Bighorn Battlefield and Bighorn County Museum in Hardin are also nearby.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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Mailing Address:

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Headquarters Office
PO Box 7458

Fort Smith, MT 59035


(307) 548-5406

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