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Bighorn National Forest

Address: 2013 Eastside 2nd St, Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone Number: 307-674-2600
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Sheridan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Forests, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Over one million acres of scenic mountains, valleys and alpine tree forests: great for hiking and...
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Type: Forests, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Over one million acres of scenic mountains, valleys and alpine tree forests: great for hiking and biking.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Took a detour through the Bighorn Mountains to get from Mt. Rushmore to Yellowstone. Absolutely worth it. By far, Bighorn Forest outshines those other two National sites. Amazing, snow-capped mountains await you along a curving, climbing-ever-higher drive between craggy cliffs and a gorgeous river. The view from Sheridan Falls tourist stop inside of Bighorn Forest is worth another detour -... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Enjoyed all of it. Better than expected. Enjoyed the actual statues and history more than a lot of other experiences

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Ebensburg, PA
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123 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We didn't stop and explore the mountains on our drive from Sheridan to Cody but we didn't enjoy the scenery of the Bighorn Mountains. There are lots of turnouts for photos and viewing along the mountain road. We saw lots of signs of people using the mountains and the forest for horseback riding and hiking.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The mountains are so vast and beautiful! And there is no one there. Very peaceful with amazing views.

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Louisville, KY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went on a multi-day backpacking trip; the scenery was spectacular; it was easy to navigate on the trails. We were in the Cloud Peak Wilderness area for much of our trip, so we had to ford creeks, but we expected that and were prepared for it. Gorgeous wildflowers this time of year; we saw Moose, Pika, and Mule Deer.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Okay so I have never been to Wyoming before and all I am thinking is why not!? It's the most beautiful state in the US, from border to border, it's breathtaking, if you've never been you must go, it's absolutely spectacular!

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Brussels, Belgium
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were driving from Sheridan to Cody and we had to cross Bighorn National Forest.It was a great drive with lots of views and wonderfull nature.The roads are very good and after every corner you get another surprising sight.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Climbing out of Sheridan for about 2 hours, Hwy 14 is a fantastic way to see the amazing geology and forests surrounding the city. Shell Falls is a must stop. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the incredible beauty this shirt drive offers.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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119 reviews 119 reviews
44 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

From Yellowstone to Cody, driving on Rt. 14. Bighorn National Park is yet another natural surprise. There simply aren't enough adjectives to describe this and all the scenic wonders in Wyoming. A week surely doesn't permit you to see everything. The dramatic landscape is breathtaking! Note the huge rocks that stand alone - some as big as a house. Apparently... More 

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Monticello, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

we traveled the 14A "Scenic route", it was snowing but melted on the road, there were dear, and sheep all over. It was fascinating and beautiful

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