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    • Shell, Wyoming

      Drive the Bighorn Scenic Byway

      Loaded with viewpoints and hiking trails along the way, the Bighorn Scenic Byway is a 57-mile scenic drive that carves its way through the mountains of Bighorn National Forest. The byway runs between Shell and Dayton, Wyoming along US Highway 14. This route is open between May and September. On...
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    • Shell, Wyoming

      Explore Shell Canyon

      4.0
      Shell Creek starts high up in the Bighorn Mountains, and flows through the Bighorn National Forest until it reaches the Bighorn River, near the small western town of Greybull. Shell Canyon has been carved out over millions of years, creating deep limestone and granite cliffs. Make sure to stop at...
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    • Greybull, Wyoming

      Explore the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite

      Located between Greybull and Shell, sits a very unique & family-friendly pit stop. It’s a place where visitors can literally walk in the footprints of dinosaurs! Discovered in 1997, the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite is Wyoming's largest and most unique tracksite. It is one of the only sites t...
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    • Lovell, Wyoming

      Explore Devil's Overlook in Bighorn Canyon

      4.5
      Bighorn Canyon is a quiet and beautiful National Recreation Area covering parts of Montana and Wyoming. No trip here would be complete without a visit to the iconic Devil's Overlook. It's best to enter through the southern entrance - to get to there, head east on Rd 14a from Lowell, WY. Turn left...
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    • Carbon County, Montana

      Visit Devil's Canyon Overlook in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

      Devil's Canyon Overlook is a breathtaking area in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area located in Montana and Wyoming. Devil's Canyon Overlook is located in Montana about 3 miles north of the Montana, Wyoming border off HWY 37. The overlook is easily accessed from well-marked, paved roads with...
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    • Carbon County, Montana

      Hike Sullivan's Knob Trail

      0.75 mi
      Sullivan's Knob is just one mile north of the popular Devil's Canyon Overlook, so be sure to add this short hike (only 0.75 mi round trip) to your list if you're in the area. Coming from Devil's Canyon Overlook, the parking lot will be on the right side of the road. The trail begins from the par...
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    • Greybull, Wyoming

      Ski Moonlight Peak

      2 mi / 900 ft gain
      The Bighorns have a whole lot to offer in any season. Most people probably do not think of the Bighorns as a ski destination, partly because there are only 2 ski areas in the whole range, and one, Antelope Butte was closed from 2004 until it reopened in 2018. To the west across the highway is a z...
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    • Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Montana

      Hike Upper Layout Creek Trail

      4 mi / 0 ft gain
      If you park your car at the horse corral and pit toilets you will hike up a gravel road for a little bit. This part of the trail is a slight incline, then you'll stay left where the trail really starts. There are markers that indicate which way to go. There are no elevation markings, so it is har...
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    • Parkman, Wyoming

      Hike Tongue River Canyon

      8.8 mi / 830 ft gain
      Starting at the Tongue Canyon Campground, the trail meanders next to the river as the canyon walls get deeper and deeper. There are some pretty incredible limestone walls here, and the views along the canyon are excellent. Eventually you'll start to climb a bit more, away from the river and up in...
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    • Ranchester, Wyoming

      Big Horn Scenic Byway: Dayton to Shell

      5.0
      57.26 mi / 6444 ft gain
      Big Horn Scenic Byway: Dayton to Shell is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Dayton, Wyoming.
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    • Buffalo, Wyoming

      Robin Lake via Solitude Loop Trail

      5.0
      12.82 mi / 1949 ft gain
      Starting at Coffeen Park, head south on the Solitude Trail. This trail will wind through the woods for several miles, passing Lake Geneva, and then Solitude Lake. After a glimpse of Solitude (it's a bit off the trail to the west), you'll start the climb up to Geneva Pass. After Geneva Lake, the e...
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    • Buffalo, Wyoming

      Hike to Rainbow Lake in the Cloud Peak Wilderness

      Best accessed from the Geneva Pass trail, Rainbow Lake is a gorgeous hidden gem. It's not on the main Solitude Trail or the Lake Loop, but it's pretty straightforward to access. The lake is most easily reached via the Cliff Lake Trail. If you're approaching from Geneva Pass, take the Cliff Lake T...
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    • Buffalo, Wyoming

      Summit Blacktooth Mountain

      24 mi / 4000 ft gain
      To get to the Little Goose Trailhead make sure you have a vehicle capable of traveling over very rough terrain and big rocks and cross 3 creeks, one of which is about 50 feet wide and 2 feet deep. Four-wheel drive would be strongly recommended.  From the Little Goose Trailhead you will need to hi...
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    • Buffalo, Wyoming

      Backpack to Highland Lake

      5.0
      16 mi / 1500 ft gain
      To get to Little Goose Trailhead take Red Grade Rd. west out of the little town on Bighorn for about 10 miles, then keep your eye out for FS Rd. 314 on the left, this you will follow until the road will eventually dead-end at the trailhead. There are a couple creek crossings and the road is prett...
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    Let Adventure be your Destination in Wyoming

    Wyoming’s wide-open spaces make it easy to get off the grid and on a trail, through a park, into a forest, up a mountain or down a river. During your journey through Wyoming’s Black to Yellow Region, discover geologic marvels, dense evergreen forests and sprawling prairielands.

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    Camping and Lodging in Big Horn County

    Five Springs Falls Campground
    Lovell, Wyoming

    Five Springs Falls Campground

    Greybull KOA Holiday
    Greybull, Wyoming

    Greybull KOA Holiday

    Bald Mountain Campground
    Lovell, Wyoming

    Bald Mountain Campground

    Porcupine Campground (Wy)
    Lovell, Wyoming

    Porcupine Campground (Wy)

    North Tongue
    Dayton, Wyoming

    North Tongue

    Owen Creek
    Dayton, Wyoming

    Owen Creek