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Address: U.S. 14, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan, WY
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A beautiful 60 + foot waterfall.

A great place to see at any time. The shell canyon and falls are worth a little side trip over the gorgeous Big Horn Mountains. About 60 miles from Sheridan and watch for wildlife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Sheridan, Wyoming
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Sheridan, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

I have been here many times and joy the experience of the rushing water and views. The souvenir shop is small and would like to see more items but the staff are friendly. All in all it is worth the stop to stretch your legs and take in the sites. The falls in the spring are really moving fast and... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A great place to see at any time. The shell canyon and falls are worth a little side trip over the gorgeous Big Horn Mountains. About 60 miles from Sheridan and watch for wildlife while traveling.

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We stopped at Shell Falls on the way back to Sheridan from Cody. It is an oasis. The falls were thundering and we saw many hummingbirds. My kids found the interpretive/information center very useful. Great place to stop if you are looking to take break from driving up the canyon.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Loved this stop on Hwy 14! Nice, clean facility for a bathroom stop. Lovely, short, educational nature trail. Friendly docents in the store/visitor center. After being in the car all day traveling, we loved the fact that you could do as much walking and climbing stairs as you wanted...or didn't! Photo ops around every corner. Falls is spectacular!

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Norfolk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stopped here during our US trip - it was an amazing place and well worth stopping. Magnificent views and look out for the humming birds.

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

Fantastic side trip from Sheridan. Hwy 14 is a fantastic drive and the highlight is Shell Falls. Worth the effort ot get out and see some of the incredible beauty in the mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Beautiful views, check out the hummingbird feeders and walk the short nature trail. Don't miss going down to the platform across from the falls.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Driving from Yellowstone to Cody on Rt. 14 we literally stumbled on this beauty. Spectacular rock formation and, of course the Falls. This was a gem. If you decide to hike some of the trails, you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Short east path with good fencing around. Easy access and safe for children. Good views if creek and waterfall. 15 min stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We traveled through the Big Horn Mountains along Route 14. Along the way we passed by Shell Canyon and Falls. Spectacular. Also, for anyone traveling to Yellowstone National Park, I recommend going from Sheridan, Rt. 14, to Cody, then to the Chief Joseph Highway to the northeast entrance to the park. The view from the summit of Dead Indian Pass... More 

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