Marinas, Tours and Rentals

Several two person kayaks paddling near crooked creek.
Guided kayak tour from Horseshoe Bend to Crooked Creek in the Lovell, WY District.


Tours and Rentals

If you are unable to bring your boat, kayak, or canoe, there is still hope of seeing the canyon from the water!

North District - Fort Smith, MT - You can rent a pontoon boat from the Ok-A-Beh Marina.
South District - Lovell, WY - Hidden Treasure Charters located at Horseshoe Bend Marina offers an unforgettable boat tour daily. Horseshoe Bend Marina also offers canoe rentals. You can also book a kayak, canoe, or stand up paddle board tour with Gradient Mountain Sports in Cody, WY or rent some gear from them.
Free Kayak Tours - Both districts offer free guided kayak tours through the National Park Service. Contact the visitor center near you for dates and more information.

Ok A Beah Marina from across the water.
Ok-A-Beh Marina


Ok-A-Beh Marina - Fort Smith, MT District

The Ok-A-Beh Marina is located near Fort Smith, Montana, south of Hardin. It is open from Memorial Day until Labor Day throughout each year.

Marina offers:

To contact Ok-A-Beh Marina:
Phone: 406-384-6930

Docks at Horseshoe Bend Marina.
Horseshoe Bend


Horseshoe Bend Marina - Lovell, WY District

The Horseshoe Bend Marina is located 14 miles outside of Lovell, Wyoming, just off Wyoming Highway 37. It is open Memorial Day weekend through early September.

The Marina offers:

  • Safety Equipment
  • Fishing And Boating Supplies
  • Paddle Boat Rental
  • Food And Beverages (including beer)
  • Boat Slip Rental

To contact the Horseshoe Bend Marina:
Phone: 307-548-7230 (Summer)

The boat, Belle, waiting at the dock at Horseshoe Bend.
Hidden Treasure Charters boat ready for launch

Hidden Treasure Charters

Hidden Treasure Charters - Lovell, WY District

Located at Horseshoe Bend Marina in the Lovell, WY District, Hidden Treasure Charters offers scenic boat tours of Bighorn Canyon.

Services Offered:

  • 2 hour tours daily from Horseshoe Bend (10 a.m. and 2 p.m.)
  • Sunset Cruises Firday and Saturday Evenings at 6:30 p.m.

Large group tours and fishing charters by reservation.

To contact Hidden Treasure Charters:
Phone: 307-899-1401
To Book a Tour go to:

Orange kayak paddling in open water.
Gradient Mountain Sports Kayak


Gradient Mountain Sports, Cody, WY

Rent your equipment or book a guided kayak trip from Gradient Mountain Sports in Cody, WY.

To contact Gradient Mountain Sports:
Address: 1390 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414
Phone: 307-587-4659
Website: Gradient Mountain Sports

Big Bull Creek Campsite
Bighorn River

Shade Tree Outfitters Fort Smith, MT

Shade Tree Outfitters offers sight-seeing and wildlife viewing tours of Bighorn Lake and Canyon. Passengers will meet their experienced guides at Ok-a-Beh Marina in Fort Smith, Montana. Tours are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Shade Tree Outfitters
PO Box 7493
Fort Smith, Montana 59035
phone: 1-406-629-0811

Last updated: June 17, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area South District Visitor Center
20 US Hwy 14A

Lovell, WY 82431


307 548-5406
(307) 548-5406 is the South District in Lovell, WY. (406) 666-9961 is the North District in Fort Smith, MT.

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