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Bighorn National Forest

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Address: 2013 Eastside 2nd St, Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone Number: 307-674-2600
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Over one million acres of scenic mountains, valleys and alpine tree...
Over one million acres of scenic mountains, valleys and alpine tree forests: great for hiking and biking.
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Beautiful Bighorn Mts.

The Bighorns provide a wonderful silhouette West of Sheridan, WY. Year round fun is easily accessible. Rock sliding down cold streams in August, gives way to moonlight X-C skiing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Sheridan, Wyoming
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Bighorns provide a wonderful silhouette West of Sheridan, WY. Year round fun is easily accessible. Rock sliding down cold streams in August, gives way to moonlight X-C skiing in February. The riparian areas team with wildlife. The Public Land User Committee (PLUC) has maps available for recreational users. Enjoy northern WY. Get out and walk / run / bike... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I have back packed and hiked the back country of the Big Horns and it was an amazing experience. Would recommend it to any one that likes to be outdoors.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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124 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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154 reviews 154 reviews
49 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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137 reviews 137 reviews
40 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 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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