Overview

OHV trail riding near Sheridan, Wyoming, includes trails in the Bighorn National Forest. A number of trails and roads in the Bighorns are friendly to OHV traffic. While trailheads and campgrounds listed below allow OHV access, there are also miles of dirt road in the Bighorns. Enjoy the wind in your face (and maybe a little bit of mud too) exploring the backcountry by ATV, side-by-side, or motorbike.

  • 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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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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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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Deer Haven Lodge & Cabins

Deer Haven Lodge & Cabins

Deer Haven Lodge sits on the beautiful Ten Sleep stream in the Big Horn Mountains, and is very close to the popular West Ten Sleep Trailhead. Wildlife around Deer Haven is fantastic… moose & deer walk around the cabins consistently. WINTER FUN There are 450 miles of groomed trails in

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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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Elk View Inn

Elk View Inn

The Elk View Inn is nestled atop the Big Horn Mountains at Burgess Junction. At an elevation just over 8,000 feet, you are above the heat and congestion of the cities and towns below. Come and enjoy unbelievable views on the mountain as you travel the 600 miles of off

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  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground
  • Hunter Campground

Hunter Campground

Developed camping area, popular for horse users. Nearby accesses to Cloud Peak Wilderness and Rock Creek Recommended Wilderness area. Directions: From Buffalo, WY take Highway 16 from for 13 miles west. Then take Forest Road 19 west for 2 miles and go left onto Forest Service Road 396 and follow

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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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Lake View Campground

Lake View Campground

On the northern shore of Meadowlark Lake. Popular trout fishing area. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 20.3 miles and turn right at campground sign. Fees $15 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles per site and 8 people per site. 12 reservable sites.

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Lily Lake Trailhead

Lily Lake Trailhead

Provides access to: Middle Paintrock Trail – #066, which accesses Cloud Peak Wilderness, and Lily Lake. Small parking area with no facilities. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Highway 16 east. Turn left at sign onto Forest Service Road 27, cross a bridge and go 2 miles, then turn left

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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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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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Paintrock Lake Trailhead

Paintrock Lake Trailhead

Provides access to: North High Park Trail – #059 which accesse Directions: Seventeen miles east of Shell, WY on Hwy 14, then 25.1 miles south on FSR 17. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Fees $14 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles

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Shutts Flats Trailhead

Shutts Flats Trailhead

No facilities, limited parking. Directions: From Dayton, take Hwy 14 west 21 miles FSR 193. Turn left and go to the end of the road.

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Tie Flume Campground

Tie Flume Campground

Campground sits along the South Tongue River. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take Hwy 14 west 40 miles to Tie Flume/Dead Swede and FSR 26. Turn left onto FSR 26 and go 2.5 miles to “Y” intersection and FSR 16. Bear left onto FSR 16 and go 0.2 miles; turn right at

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