Overview

Many recreation areas in the Bighorn Mountains near Sheridan provide picnicking opportunities. You will find many Forest Service campgrounds provide good picnicking locations in addition to the dedicated picnic sites. The Bighorn Mountains offer beautiful scenery including rock formations and valleys. Picnic sites are generally accessible by two-wheel drive in good weather.

North Heights Park

North Heights Park

North Heights Park is tucked away in the North Heights subdivision. Close to one of the Community Gardens and Sagebrush school. Features Include Play Area Picnic Tables

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Oatts Memorial Park

Oatts Memorial Park

Oatts Memorial Park is a modest little league baseball complex. The park features, off street parking, a concession stand, restrooms, and a play area. From North Main Street turn east on 5th Street and north on Saberton Avenue. Oatts 6th Street Field is on the west side of Saberton Avenue,

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Porcupine Campground

Porcupine Campground

Located near Porcupine Creek. Directions: From Lovell, WY, take Hwy 14A– Medicine Wheel Passage Scenic Byway– east 32 miles and turn left on FSR 13. Go 2 miles. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free or on-line. Fees $15 per night. Additional vehicle $9. Limit 2 vehicles

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Post Creek Picnic Site

Post Creek Picnic Site

Along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: Six miles northeast of Shell,WY on Hwy14.

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Ranger Creek Campground

Ranger Creek Campground

Located near a historic ranger district building. Directions: From Big Horn,WY, take WY 335 south 9.9 miles to where it becomes FSR 26. Continue 8.1 miles to Ranger Creek sign. Turn right at sign and then a quick left to go 0.1 miles to campground. Reservations: Reservations are not accepted.

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Ranger Creek Recreation Area

Ranger Creek Recreation Area

Just off the Big Horn Scenic Byway and nearby interpretive geological attractions at Shell Falls. Directions: From Greybull, WY, take US 14 east 32 miles to FSR 17 sign. Turn right at sign onto FSR 17 and go 3 miles. Reservations: Group site can be reserved by calling Toll Free

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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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Sheltered Acres Park

Sheltered Acres Park

Sheltered Acres Park is a secluded park featuring a full playground, tennis courts, access to the Little Goose River, and a disc golf course. The city walking path is a prominent feature in this park. If you talk a walk to the north you’ll make your way to the South Park

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Sibley Lake

Sibley Lake

A fully developed campground, with electrical hookups, situated along Sibley Lake off of the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west 21 miles.Turn left at sign and go 0.4 miles to campground. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free or on-line. Fees $16

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South Park Open Space

South Park Open Space

South Park is an large open space area with public parking along Little Goose Creek.  South Park open space area is undeveloped but manicured, and has access to Sheridan Wyoming’s public pathway system. Enjoy the ducks in the river as you take a rest on some of the provide benches

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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 disc 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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Thorne-Rider Park

Thorne-Rider Park

The Sheridan Recreation District Office, Thorne-Rider Kiddy Park, BMX Bike Track, Tennis, Sand Volleyball, Basketball Courts, Redle Field, Trooper Stadium, Walking Path, X-Country Ski Trail, Sledding Hill, Sheridan Skate Board Park, West Thorne-Rider Ice Rink, and Dan Madia Field are all located in Throne-Rider Park. From North Main Street, turn

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Tongue River Reservoir

Tongue River Reservoir

Enjoy this 12-mile long reservoir situated among scenic red shale, juniper canyons, and the open prairies of southeastern Montana. The park is loved by Montana and Wyoming anglers, campers, and boaters. Excellent fishing as two “state record” fish have been pulled from its waters. Large bodies of water such as

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Twin Lakes Picnic Site

Twin Lakes Picnic Site

Near Twin Lakes and the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area. Directions: From Big Horn,WY, take WY 335 south 9.9 miles to where it becomes FSR 26. Continue 13 miles to picnic ground sign. Turn left.

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Washington Park

Washington Park

Washington Park resides just off of Coffeen Avenue. Park features include Play Area Public Parking Public Restrooms Handicapped Accessible Covered Tables Basketball Court Potable Water  

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  • West Tensleep Lake Campground & Trailhead
  • West Tensleep Lake Campground & Trailhead
  • West Tensleep Lake Campground & Trailhead
  • West Tensleep Lake Campground & Trailhead
  • West Tensleep Lake Campground & Trailhead
  • West Tensleep Lake Campground & Trailhead

West Tensleep Lake Campground & Trailhead

On the shores of West Tensleep Lake with a trailhead for trails into the Cloud Peak Wilderness. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 17.5 miles to FSR 27. Turn left at sign onto FSR 27, cross a bridge and go 1.1 miles to a “Y” intersection. Bear

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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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