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.

Prune Creek Campground

Prune Creek Campground

Nestled among pines at the confluence of Prune Creek and the South Tongue River and along the Bighorn Scenic Byway. Directions: From Dayton, WY, take Hwy 14 west 23 miles to campground sign. Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free or on-line. Fees $16 per night. Additional

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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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Sawmill Lakes Trailhead

Sawmill Lakes Trailhead

No facilities, limited parking. Directions: From Big Horn,WY, take WY 335 south 9.9 miles to where it becomes FSR 26. Continue 12 miles. Trailhead is not well marked.

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Shell Creek Campground

Shell Creek Campground

The campground is located along Shell Creek. Nearby is the Shell Falls Interpretive Site, which is a nice day trip to learn about the area’s geology. Directions: Seventeen miles east of Shell, WY, on Hwy 14. Then 1.2 miles south on FSR 17. Reservations: This site can be reserved by

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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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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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Sitting Bull Campground

Sitting Bull Campground

The campground is located in the treeline edge of an expansive mountain meadow. The nearby Meadowlark Lake offers boating and fishing opportunities. Directions: From Ten Sleep, WY, take Hwy 16 east 19.9 miles to FSR 432. Turn left and go about a mile to campground. Reservations: This site can be

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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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Tongue River Fishing East

Tongue River Fishing East

Fishing access to the Tongue River. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take Hwy 14 west for 27 miles to junction of Hwy 14A and go 2 miles onto Hwy 14A. On north side of the hwy, look for FSR 171.

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Tongue River Fishing West

Tongue River Fishing West

Fishing access to the Tongue River. Directions: From Dayton,WY, take Hwy 14 west for 27 miles to junction of Hwy 14A and go 2 miles onto Hwy 14A. On north side of the hwy, look for FSR 175.

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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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  • 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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