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.

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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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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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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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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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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Crystal Creek Overlook

Crystal Creek Overlook

Located along the Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway. Stop to take in the beautiful views and read the interpretive signs. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A –Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway– east 28 miles. Observation site is on the south side of the highway.

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Crystal Creek Snowplay Area

Crystal Creek Snowplay Area

This facility is a rest area in the summer and a snowmobile trailhead in the winter. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A –Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway– east 29 miles. Facility is on the north side of the Hwy.

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Crystal Spring Rest Area

Crystal Spring Rest Area

A respite on the way up the Bighorn Mountains. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 7 miles. Pullout is on the right side of the road.

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Duncom Mountain Burn Observation Site

Duncom Mountain Burn Observation Site

An old forest fire from 1969. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A east to FSR 14, head north.

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Entrance Portal Interpretive Site

Entrance Portal Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest, along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 5.5 miles at forest boundary. Pullout is on the right side of the road.

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Fallen City Interpretive Site

Fallen City Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest, along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 9 miles. Pullout is on the left side of the road.

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Fish Hatchery

Fish Hatchery

The Story Fish Hatchery is located along the east slope of the Bighorn Mountains in northeast Wyoming. The original hatchery buildings were built in 1909 to serve the needs of northern Wyoming. Throughout the years, the Story Hatchery has undergone significant renovations to keep up with new technology in fish

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Flash Dam-West Fork Interpretive Site

Flash Dam-West Fork 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 1 mile.

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Hogback Interpretive Site

Hogback Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest, along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 6 miles. Pullout is on the left side of the road.

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Intermission Fire Observation Site

Intermission Fire Observation Site

An old forest fire from 1988. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A east to FSR 14, head north.

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  • Kendrick Elk and Buffalo Park
  • Kendrick Elk and Buffalo Park
  • Kendrick Elk and Buffalo Park

Kendrick Elk and Buffalo Park

Adjacent to the park is a wildlife area which is home to a small herd of buffalo and elk Spring is a great time to view the newborn buffalo and elk. There are several areas along the fenced enclosure for taking photographs of these amazing creatures. The animals are for

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Meadowlark Lake Observation Point

Meadowlark Lake Observation Point

On Cloud Peak Skyway, read the interpretive signs and view the beautiful scenery. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 21 miles . Pull out is on the right side of the road overlooking Meadowlark Lake.

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