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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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Such a beautiful place

I love the Big Horns! So many beautiful areas to look at. Wild flowers, The Medicine Wheel, gorgeous landscapes, waterfalls and last week I was priviledged to see 4 Moose out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Parshall, United States
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Sheridan, Wyoming
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Didn't see much wild life. The forest is pretty full of ATV traffic though and when we returned in the wither the ski area is closed and all that we saw were really rude snowmobilers from county 17 wherever that is.

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Parshall, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I love the Big Horns! So many beautiful areas to look at. Wild flowers, The Medicine Wheel, gorgeous landscapes, waterfalls and last week I was priviledged to see 4 Moose out eating. I have seen 1 or 2 on a few occassions but only really early in the morning. This time it was 10:00 AM. I love this place. A... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Woke up one morning to see these mountains with a dusting of snow it was beautiful. I was just stunning to look up and see this wonderful range of mountains

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Brooklyn, NY
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51 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stopped at Bighorn National Forest on our way from the Black Hills to Yellowstone. Look... very little is going to compete with the natural beauty of either of those places. But Bighorn comes darn close... and without any of the crowds or development to distract. We stopped at the Ranger station along Route 16 just west of Buffalo. Very... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

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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wyoming
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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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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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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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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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51 helpful votes 51 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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