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.

Owen Creek Information Site

Owen Creek Information Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest, along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take US 14 west for 27 miles then turn south and continue on Hwy 14 for about 5 miles.

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Pathways

Pathways

While visiting our area, enjoy a “walking tour”–walking, jogging, or rollerblading on the scenic concrete walking paths throughout the city of Sheridan. The wildlife and flora are plentiful and beautiful on the walking paths (as well as for hiking in the Bighorn National Forest and Bighorn Mountains). This Sheridan pathways

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Prospect Creek/Beaver Interpretive Site

Prospect Creek/Beaver Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest, along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take US 14 west for 27 miles then turn south and continue on Hwy 14 for about 9 miles.

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Ranger Stations

Ranger Stations

Supervisors Office / Tongue Ranger District open till 5:00 PM2013 Eastside 2nd St. Sheridan, Wyoming 82801307-674-2600 Medicine Wheel/Paintrock Ranger District – Greybull Work Center 1220 North 8th Street Greybull, Wyoming 82426307-765-4436 Medicine Wheel/Paintrock Ranger District – Lovell Office open till 5:00 PM 604 East Main Street, Box 367 Lovell, Wyoming

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Sand Turn Interpretive Site

Sand Turn Interpretive Site

Spectacular views of the Tongue River Basin, along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 8 miles. Pullout is on the left side of the road.

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Sheep Mountain Lookout

Sheep Mountain Lookout

Perched atop a forested mountain, the historic Sheep Mountain fire lookout offers a unique recreation experience – one of few fire lookouts in the region available for overnight rental. Constructed in 1950 atop Sheep Mountain at an elevation of 9,600 feet, the lookout was historically occupied as a fire lookout

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Sheep Observation Site

Sheep 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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Shell Falls Interpretive Site

Shell Falls Interpretive Site

This beautiful Visitor Center is a popular stop along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Look at Shell Falls and walk along the interpretive trail. Over the past million years, Shell Creek has incised a deep chasm through the sedimentary stone and ancient granite. The water of Shell Falls, dropping at a

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Splash Dam Interpretive Site

Splash Dam Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest. Directions: From Dayton, take US 14 west 40.2 miles to Tie Flume/Dead Swede and FSR 26 signs. Turn left FSR 26 and go 9 miles.

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Stage Stop-Sawmill Divide Interpretive Site

Stage Stop-Sawmill Divide Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest. Directions: From Dayton, take US 14 west 40.2 miles to Tie Flume/Dead Swede and FSR 26 signs. Turn left FSR 26 and go 11 miles.

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Story Park

Story Park

Just a few miles from Sheridan, Centennial Park is a natural treasure located in the small town of Story. The park features a softball field, 12-hole discĀ golf course, a volleyball court, two horseshoe pits, and a basketball court. Many locals use the park for everything from family reunions and weddings

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Taylor Mine Road Interpretive Site

Taylor Mine Road Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 15 miles. Turn left at FSR 16 for 7 miles. Turn left onto FSR 223, site is another 4 miles.

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Tornado Observation Site

Tornado 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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Tornado-US14 Interpretive Site

Tornado-US14 Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest, along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take US 14 west for 27 miles then turn south and continue on Hwy 14 for about 8 miles.

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Twin Buttes Observation Site

Twin Buttes Observation Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take Hwy 14 west for 27 miles to junction of Hwy 14A and go 0.4 miles onto Hwy 14A. Turn right on to FSR 15 for 2 miles.

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Wild Fire Interpretive Site

Wild Fire Interpretive 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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Woodrock Guard Station

Woodrock Guard Station

An old historic Ranger Station. During the summer, you can stop and get information. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 40.2 miles to FSR 26. Turn left FSR 26 and go 5 miles. Turn onto FSR 231 and then FSR 227.

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Woodrock Sawmill Interpretive Site

Woodrock Sawmill Interpretive Site

One of many interpretive sites on the forest. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 40.2 miles to FSR 26. Turn left FSR 26 and go 5 miles. Turn onto FSR 231 and then FSR 227.

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Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Interpretive Center and Visitor Services The Sheridan Interpretive and Visitor Services program provides understanding of the major ecosystems found in northeastern Wyoming, and how humans and wildlife interact with these ecosystems. The program also provides information on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s role in maintaining these ecosystems through wildlife

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