Overview

Sheridan, Wyoming is beautiful country for river and stream fishing. Trout are the primary game for stream fishing in the area, including in the Bighorn Mountains. Locations in the Bighorn National Forest may require 4WD, ATV, or hiking to access. See the listings below for details on river and stream fishing near Sheridan, Wyoming.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Coney Creek Trailhead

Coney Creek Trailhead

Privides acces to: Coney Creek Trail – #021 which enters Cloud Peak Wilderness and travels to Coney Lake. This trailhead also accesses Rock Chuck Pass Trail #418 (non-motorized trail) that accesses Rock Chuck Pass to the West and Twin Lakes to the east. Directions: From Sheridan, WY, take WY 332

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Cross Creek Campground

Cross Creek Campground

Near the southeast end of Park Reservoir.

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Dead Swede Campground

Dead Swede Campground

Located 34 miles Southwest of Dayton, Wyoming, on U.S. Highway 14, then four miles Southeast on Forest Road 26. (-107.4459 x 44.6894) 21 camping sites, with an average spur length of 40 feet (35 – 60 feet), 3 sites are pull-thru.  Has six picnic sites for day use only. Open approximately June 9

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Dead Swede Picnic Site

Dead Swede Picnic Site

Come see the tombstone of the dead swede and fish in the South Tongue River. Watch out for the moose. 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 4.7 miles; turn left into picnic ground.

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Deer Park Campground

Deer Park Campground

Near the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Directions: From Tensleep, WY, take Hwy 16 for approx 20 miles. Then 6 miles north on FSR 27. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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East Fork Campground

East Fork Campground

A small campground located on East Fork of Big Goose Creek. Directions: From Sheridan,WY, travel about 4 miles south on WY 332, then 8 miles south on WY 335. Road becomes FSR 26, travel another 11 miles. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served

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Island Park Campground

Island Park Campground

Along West Tensleep Creek. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 21.2 miles to FSR 27, turn left and drive about 3 miles to the campground. Fees $15 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site and 8 people per site. 8 reservable sites.

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Little Bighorn East Trailhead

Little Bighorn East Trailhead

No facilities are located at this trailhead. Limited parking space. A very narrow access road that requires 4WD in spring and fall. Directions: From Ranchester, WY, take WY 345 for 15 miles to CR 144. Travel approx 20 miles, then left onto FSR 113.

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Little Goose Campground

Little Goose Campground

This tiny secluded campground has 3 sites. Directions: From Sheridan, WY, go south on WY 332 about 4 miles to WY 335. Go south another 10 miles and turn left on FSR 314, the campground is about 2 miles away on a 4 wheel drive road. Fees: No fee

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Middle Fork Campground

Middle Fork Campground

Off of Cloud Peak Skyway, near YMCA of the Bighorns. Directions: From Buffalo, WY, take Hwy 16 west for 13 miles. Go 0.5 mile west on FSR 373. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling or on-line. Fees $16 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site

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North Tongue Campground

North Tongue Campground

On the North Fork of the Tongue River. 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 1.1 miles, campground is on the left.

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Owen Creek Campground

Owen Creek Campground

Along the Bighorn Scenic Byway.

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Pine Island Group Campground

Pine Island Group Campground

Along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west for 24 miles. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free or on-line. Fees $60 minimum for 1-35 people, graduated rates for more (150 people maximum) 1 reservable site.

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