Overview

Check out these recommended activities and events for the Sheridan, Wyoming area! Our recommendations illustrate the full spectrum of what the West, and Sheridan in particular, has to offer. Here you might find Bighorn Mountain hikes listed next to world-class Western art exhibits. Enjoy our editors’ selection of recommended activities for Sheridan, Wyoming!

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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Carriage House Theatre

Carriage House Theatre

The Carriage House Theatre is located on the grounds of the Trail End State Historic Site – Wyoming’s premier historic house museum. Finished in 1910, the carriage house was built in the same Flemish style as the main house. While construction on Trail End was taking place, the Kendricks and

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Chris LeDoux Days

Chris LeDoux Days

Rodeo events and music highlight the celebration of Kaycee’s most famous son, who enjoyed successful careers in both. Old-time music and a rodeo at Harold Jarrard Park with match saddle bronc riding, match bareback riding and the Indian relay race. Admission to the rodeo events is free for 12 and

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Connor Battlefield

Connor Battlefield

Located in Ranchester of I-90, this was the site of the Battle of Tongue River between the Army and the Arapahoe tribe. It was the singlemost important engagement of the Powder River Expedition of 1865, and caused the Arapaho to ally with the Sioux and Cheyenne at the Fetterman Fight

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  • Eatons’ Ranch
  • Eatons’ Ranch

Eatons’ Ranch

The oldest dude ranch in the United States, begun by 3 brothers, Howard, Willis and Alden in 1879 in ND and moved in 1904 to the current Sheridan location for a more suitable riding terrain for their ever-growing number of guests. General Information Climate: At just 4,500 feet, we tend

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Fetterman Battlefield

Fetterman Battlefield

Fetterman Battlefield is the site of the U.S. Army’s worst defeat by Plains Indian groups next to the Battle of Little Big Horn. Sent to assist a wagon train in peril, Captain William J. Fetterman was lured by Crazy Horse and other Plains warriors over Lodge Trail Ridge only to

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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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  • Frackelton’s Fine Food and Spirits
  • Frackelton’s Fine Food and Spirits
  • Frackelton’s Fine Food and Spirits

Frackelton’s Fine Food and Spirits

Sheridan Wyoming’s favorite place where friends take friends for a drink or dinner. When you think of Frackelton’s you think, distinctive charm, the finest food in town and a tasteful comfortable atmosphere. All those things that would make any restaurant your first choice in Sheridan for lunch dinner or Sunday

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Ft. Phil Kearny

Ft. Phil Kearny

Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site is located just 20 miles south of Sheridan on Interstate 90, Exit 44. At the Fort location the visitor will find an interpretive center with exhibits, videos, bookstore, and self-guided tours of the fort and outlying sites. The fort tour leads the visitor through

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Hang Glider Fly-In

Hang Glider Fly-In

Hang gliders from across the nation converge on Sheridan Wyoming twice a year, to soar upwards on the air currents of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains.  Launching from Sand Turn, spectacular views of the area are revealed as aviators climb upwards to 13,000 feet making hang gliding one of the

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Historic Sheridan Inn

Historic Sheridan Inn

Many people have kicked at a pretty rock with their feet and found a precious jewel. Others have pulled an old bone from Mother Earth, only to find a dinosaur fossil. Thousands each year pull up in front of a huge, three-story, gabled, clapboard building, and feel for just a

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  • Hole-in-the-Wall
  • Hole-in-the-Wall

Hole-in-the-Wall

Johnson County is home to one of the most notorious outlaw hideouts, a remote pass near Kaycee and the Big Horn Mountains known as the “Hole-in-the-Wall.” Here famed outlaws Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch, the Sundance Kid , Harvey “Kid Curry” Logan and Jack Ketchum took refuge in a

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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 Ski Lodge

Meadowlark Ski Lodge

Meadowlark Ski Lodge offers a wide variety of services for your winter recreation enjoyment in the Big Horn Mountains: “NEW” skis and snow boards available to rent: $25.00 for all day. Ski Runs & Ski Lifts: 2 lifts, 14 runs Runs are 1/3 green beginner, 1/3 blue intermediate and 1/3

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  • Sheridan WYO Rodeo
  • Sheridan WYO Rodeo
  • Sheridan WYO Rodeo
  • Sheridan WYO Rodeo

Sheridan WYO Rodeo

    The WYO is a major stop on the rodeo trail for top cowboys and cowgirls from all over the world.  In fact, the WYO was nominated for large rodeo of the year for the Mountain States Circuit for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015!  We’re excited to continue as

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  • The Brinton Museum
  • The Brinton Museum
  • The Brinton Museum
  • The Brinton Museum
  • The Brinton Museum

The Brinton Museum

The Brinton Museum, located in Big Horn, Wyoming, is the only museum in the US that maintains a historic and expanding Western and American Indian art collection on a beautifully preserved historic ranch at the foot of a mountain range. The art, as well as the 600-acre Quarter Circle A

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  • Tom Balding Bits & Spurs
  • Tom Balding Bits & Spurs
  • Tom Balding Bits & Spurs
  • Tom Balding Bits & Spurs
  • Tom Balding Bits & Spurs

Tom Balding Bits & Spurs

Known by horsemen and trainers alike as the industry leader in quality bits and spurs, Tom Balding’s reputation for superior craftsmanship has spread worldwide. Discovery Channels How It’s Made filmed three segments documented the elaborate process of hand-crafting a belt buckle, bit and spurs. Stop by for a personal tour

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Trail End State Historic Site

Trail End State Historic Site

Visit the seat of a cattle ranching empire of Texas cowboy turned U.S. Senator & Wyoming Governor John B. Kendrick. Trail End State Historic Site features a view of early 20th century lifestyle. Designed by Montana architect Glenn Charles McAlister, the mansion remains on of the few western examples of

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  • WYO Theater
  • WYO Theater

WYO Theater

Theater seats 483 “The WYO Theater’s colorful history began in 1923. Opening as the Lotus, it was one of the first, and is now the oldest, operating vaudville theater in Wyoming. Through the years it has undergone many changes, but whatever those changes, the theater has always been an integral

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