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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.

Willow Park Group Campground

Willow Park Group Campground

Off of the Cloud Peak Skyway. There is a playground here, and cross-country ski trails are groomed in the winter. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 16 miles, then north 1 mile on FSR 253. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free or online.

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Willow Park Trails

Willow Park Trails

Overview Willow Park offers approximately 13 miles of groomed trails that average from 8,300’ to 9,000’ in elevation. The area provides prime opportunities for cross-country skiers and snowshoers to explore throughout the winter. Beginners and experts alike enjoy the loops, hills, ridges, treed areas and scenery. The area was created

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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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