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Overview

For those desiring the scenic route, the Sheridan, Wyoming, area is choice. Possible auto tours include the scenic byways crossing the Bighorn Mountains and which access the Bighorn National Forest. Whether out for a day trip from Sheridan or passing on to Grand Teton or Yellowstone National Parks, the mountain highways offer scenic conifer forest with interpretive sites and trailheads, and several rest stops. Take in geology, biodiversity, and history via auto tour on comfortable, two-lane highway.

Adelaide Trailhead

Adelaide Trailhead

Provides access to: Shell Creek Trail – #057 which enters Cloud Peak Wilderness. Directions: From Greybull, WY, take Hwy 14 east to Forest Service Road 17. Take Forest Service Road 17 to the trailhead near Ranger Creek Campground and Shell Ranger Station.

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  • Arrowhead Lodge
  • Arrowhead Lodge

Arrowhead Lodge

Arrowhead Lodge is a hidden gem tucked into a Big Horn mountain valley near the Tongue River. In addition to their motel rooms and suites, they have a number of rustic cabins and RV sites available for rent. Their full service restaurant and bar are a favorite spot for locals and

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Bald Mountain Campground

Bald Mountain Campground

Bald Mountain Campground is located 13 miles East of Lovell, on U.S. Highway 14A. (-107.8595 x 44.805725) 15 campsites. Season runs from approximately June 15th – September 5th.  Elevation is 9,200-feet. Expect cool evenings. Restrooms and drinking water available. No showers, phones, or electricity.  Average spur length 55-feet (40 –

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Bald Mountain Overlook

Bald Mountain Overlook

Located along the Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A –Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway– east 33 miles. Observation site is on the north side of the highway.

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Battle Park Trailhead

Battle Park Trailhead

A developed camping area and trailhead that is popular with horse users. Provides access to: Battle Park Trail #173 and nearby access to Cloud Peak Wilderness via Long Park Trail #164 and Middle Paintrock Trail – #066. This trailhead also provides access to Lily Lake Cut-off Trail – #120 (Non-wilderness

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Bear Lodge Resort

Bear Lodge Resort

Bear Lodge Resort is a year-round full-service resort. We are open 365 days a year. The lodge is owned by Rick and Roberta Young. Rick loves to hunt, snowmobile and ATV so is a great one to talk with about the mountains and the activities they offer. When Rick retired

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Beaver Creek Overlook

Beaver Creek Overlook

Located along the Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A –Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway– east 36 miles. Observation site is on the south side of the highway.

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Beef Trail/Copman’s Tomb Observation Site

Beef Trail/Copman’s Tomb Observation Site

Along the Bighorn Scenic Byway, stop and see the spectacular valley views. Directions: From Greybull, WY, take Hwy 14 east – along the Bighorn Scenic Byway.

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Big Horn Canyon

Big Horn Canyon

Often called the “Grandest Canyon in the Northern Rockies”  the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area boasts cliffs that tower 1,000 feet  all encompassing clear blue waters. One can find wild horses and a multitude of fish waiting to be caught. The canyon straddles the border of Montana and Wyoming and

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Black Mountain Lookout Trailhead

Black Mountain Lookout Trailhead

Trailhead leads to the historic Black Mountain Fire Lookout, constructed in the 1930’s. No facilities are located at this trailhead. Limited parking space. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 15 miles. Turn left at FSR 16 for 5 miles. Turn left onto FSR 222.

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Boulder Park Campground

Boulder Park Campground

Located along the Cloud Peak Skyway, this area is along Tensleep Creek, which has great fishing. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 17.5 miles to FSR 27 . Turn left onto FSR 27, cross a bridge and go 0.2 miles, then turn left at sign. Reservation Info:

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Bozeman Trail Days

Bozeman Trail Days

The Bozeman Trail Association and Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites will present a symposium, tours, living history programs, and other events that give our visitors and local residents an opportunity to enjoy the history of the Bozeman Trail. General Overview Living history demonstrations, history camp, weapons demonstrations and historical

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Bucking Mule Falls Trailhead

Bucking Mule Falls Trailhead

This trailhead has facilities for horse users, including stock tanks, a mounting rack and hitching rails. Camping is allowed at this trailhead. Lat: 44.88434766 / Long: -107.9062147

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Burgess Dump Station

Burgess Dump Station

On the Bighorn Scenic Byway, one of two dump stations on the Forest. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west for 15.5 miles.

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Burgess Overlook

Burgess Overlook

One of many interpretive sites on the forest. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west for 16 miles, turn north on to FSR 15 for approx 8 miles.

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Burgess Picnic Site

Burgess Picnic Site

Bounded by beautiful rock formations and sits along side the North Tongue River. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west for 16 miles, turn north on to FSR 15 for 1 mile.

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Cabin Creek Picnic Site

Cabin Creek Picnic Site

Just off of the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: Seventeen miles east of Shell, WY on Hwy 14, then 0.1 mile south on FSR 17.

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Camp 6-Bruce Creek Interpretive Site

Camp 6-Bruce Creek Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west for 24 miles, turn left on to FSR 233 for 2.5 miles.

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Circle Park Campground

Circle Park Campground

The campground is convenient to the Circle Park Trailhead, which accesses the Cloud Peak Wilderness and a network of trails. Directions: From Buffalo, WY, take Hwy 16 west 13.4 miles to FSR 20. Turn right and go 2.1 miles. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a

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  • Circle Park Trailhead
  • Circle Park Trailhead
  • Circle Park Trailhead

Circle Park Trailhead

Provides access to: Sherd Lake Loop Trail – #046 which enters Cloud Peak Wilderness and leads to South Fork Ponds. There are trail junctions that make side trips to nearby lakes, and a you can make a loop by using South Fork Ponds Trail #095. Trailhead is suitable for horse

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