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Shell Falls

U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Sheridan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
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Black Hawk, South Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Love this place! We try to make it here at least once a year when traveling in the Big Horn mountains. The falls are beautiful and calming. Very nice spot to relax and take in the views!

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Gillette, Wyoming
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232 reviews 232 reviews
4 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

For some reason, for the past few years wen I've reached Burgess Junction heading west on 14 I've chosen 14a and not 14. Big mistake! Today I came up from Worland and took a hard right in Greybull on 14 and up we went. I'd forgotten the uniqueness of each route over the Big Horn mountains. The most recognizable of... More

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Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I love stopping at Shell Falls on my way through the BigHorn Mountains. There are some steps, but the pathway to different areas of the falls and the river are worth the walk. The falls themselves are beautiful, and make a great background for a family picture or just by themselves. I would highly recommend a stop here to stretch... More

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Greybull, Wyoming, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Such a beautiful place to stop and visit or even just stretch your legs. It is neat to see anytime but May and June are your best times to visit because that's when most of the runoff from the snow is coming down so the falls are really roaring. Sometimes even clear into July there will be a lot of... More

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Melbourne, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

One of natures beautiful sights to see on the drive through the Big Horn Mountains. Nice gift shop at the sight with a ranger on sight to answer questions. The Big Horn Mountains are a must see. This was a good place for a rest stop

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was a great place to stop and take a welcome break from a drive (in heavy fog) through the Bighorn Mountains. The area is set up very well so you can take pictures of the falls and the surrounding scenery from several different vantage points. Watching the rushing water was very calming. Nice place to stop and enjoy Mother... More

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Waterloo, Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We went here today after having spent the past few days in Yellowstone. Very pretty and way less crowded than the big park. If you're driving through Bighorn, definitely stop here!

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Big Horn, Wyoming
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Word's cannot describe the natural beauty of Shell Falls and Shell Canyon. You simply have to stop and see it for yourself. The entire drive from Dayton, WY to Shell is spectacular. Just be careful that you do not get distracted admiring the beauty of the Big Horns while you are driving!

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St. Augustine FL
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528 reviews 528 reviews
71 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

About one hour drive from Sheridan this is a must thing to see in the area. The falls are amazing and you will really enjoy the falls, the scenery and the drive.

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Elk Grove, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stopped by the falls on the way to Sheridan. There were beautiful! There is also a small gift shop and bathrooms on site. Well worth the stop!

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